Fr. Johannes L. Jacobse: Liberty

I love my country and over twenty years ago I wrote an essay expressing my gratitude to her. It was one of the first pieces I every published and describes immigrating to America when I was a young boy. May God this great country from those who would do harm both within and without. "Wake up," my father whispered. "We're almost there." It was a cold March morning. I was six years … [Read more...]

LifeSite News: The Orthodox Church Strongly Endorses the March for Marriage, Encourages All Faithful to Participate

Source: LifeSite News By Fr. Mark Hodges ENGLEWOOD, NJ, April 16, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A national leader in the Orthodox Christian Church has encouraged all Orthodox Christians in the United States to attend the March for Marriage on April 25 in Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Joseph of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese has issued an encyclical to approximately 268 … [Read more...]

Rod Dreher: The New Battle Lines

Rod Dreher wrote recently on the American Conservative (The New Battle Lines) that the next step in the domination of culture by progressive elites will be to punish anyone who does not affirm homosexuality. I agree with him. The battle against gay marriage is lost. In fact, the moral inversion of Christian culture is largely complete (gay rights represents it final phase) and orthodox Christians … [Read more...]

Fr. Robert Arida: Why Don’t You Become Episcopalian?

This essay responds to Fr. Robert Arida's essay "Never Changing Gospel; Ever Changing Culture" NOTE: Due to an outpouring of criticism, the OCA was forced to retract Arida's article. You can read it on the WayBack Machine (internet archives). By Fr. Johannes L. Jacobse A great many of those who 'debunk' traditional...values have in the background values of their own which they believe … [Read more...]

Ecumenical Patriarch: Cohabitation of Same-Sex Couples Contrary to Gospel

Source: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese (via OCN.Net). The following is an excerpt from the Message of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the 42nd Clergy-Laity Congress in Philadelphia, delivered July 7, 2014 Our Lord, through His first miracle in Canaan, Galilee, blessed the holy sacrament of marriage, in which two persons of different sexes come together to unite into one … [Read more...]

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