Eugene Ionesco and the Elder On Mount Athos

Source: Mystagogy Eugène Ionesco (26 November 1909 – 28 March 1994) was a Romanian and French playwright and dramatist, and one of the foremost playwrights of the Theatre of the Absurd. In an interview with French magazine Paris-Match, Eugene Ionesco mentions the following experience he had on Mount Athos: I was born in an Orthodox family and I lived in Paris. At twenty-five years, I was … [Read more...]

Russian Orthodox Church: The Growing Manifestations of Christianophobia in the World

Americans need to examine if their involvement with NATO in the Middle East is contributing to the persecution of Christians there. Liberal and neo-conservative foreign policy is identical. Both operate under the assumption that when secular dictators are removed, democracy will emerge in its place. We have not seen that happening. Instead we see Christians persecuted and displaced. This … [Read more...]

Soros Money to Fund NCC Lobbying Efforts

Source: Institute for Religion and Democracy The National Council of Churches will be using grant money from atheist billionaire George Soros’ Open Society Institute to power its political agenda on Capitol Hill. Even while sinking financially, the National Council of Churches – a group with the ostensible mandate to engender unity between disparate Christian denominations – continued its … [Read more...]

A Russian Orthodox Priest Speaks Out Against Britain’s Culture of Death

Source: John Smeaton Today I had the pleasure of renewing my acquaintance with Archpriest Andrew Phillips, who leads one of Britain's 40 Russian Orthodox parishes in Colchester. Archpriest Andrew has kindly sent me some of his recent personal reflections on pro-life issues: After 1945 we were to be provided by the Welfare State with care ‘from the cradle to the grave’. Instead, it rather … [Read more...]

Misguided Men and the End

HT: Orthodixie Some misguided men think more about the end of the world than the end of their lives even though it is obvious that for him to whom the end of his life comes the end of the world has come. A brother standing before St. Seraphim of Sarov continually kept in his mind how he was going to ask the saint about the end of the world. St. Seraphim discerned his thought and said to … [Read more...]

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