Ancient Faith Today: David Daleiden – The Man Behind the Planned Parenthood Exposé [AUDIO]

Moral courage is an attribute of authentic faith in Christ. David Daleiden, the director of the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) and a pro-life activist, has courageously pulled back the curtains on Planned Parenthood and exposed crimes against humanity that rival what we previously attributed to evil regimes like Nazi Germany. People take umbrage at the suggestion that Planned Parenthood and … [Read more...]

Is Religious Freedom in Peril?

Last night syndicated columnist Terry Mattingly and myself (Fr. Hans Jacobse) discussed where religious freedom in America was under assault. The discussion was, I believe, informative. I was very impressed with Mattingly's comprehensive knowledge and analysis of the legal challenges concerning religious liberty. The discussion focused on the moral issues, particularly gay rights, as the locus of … [Read more...]

Orthodoxy and the Death Penalty [AUDIO]

On March 9, 2011 the Governor of Illinois signed a law banning the death penalty in his state, commuting the death sentence of 15 prisoners on death row. In the current episode of The Illumined Heart, Fr Peter-Michael Preble, a staunch anti-death penalty advocate, and host Kevin Allen discuss the pros and cons of capital punishment from an Orthodox perspective. Listen here: Podcast courtesy … [Read more...]

Metropolitan PHILIP Saliba – On the Record

Note October 14, 2010: A few days ago I posted this interview (a very good one, BTW), then took it down, but I am putting it back up but disabling comments. Why did I take it down? I took it down because Met. Philip, a flash-point in the blogosphere right now, is also my hierarch. On a personal level, the man has been very good to me, taking me in and going to bat for me when I was mistreated by … [Read more...]

Illumined Heart: How Many Are We?

Illumined Heart host Kevin Allen speaks with the research director of the 2010 US Orthodox Christian Census, Alexei D. Krindatch, about the first definitive census of every Orthodox body in the U.S (including Eastern and Oriental), nationally and by state. Be prepared for some surprises! Podcast courtesy of Ancient Faith Radio … [Read more...]

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