Metropolitan Hilarion Accuses West of Leaving Egypt Christians in the Lurch

The Episcopal Assembly could be in the forefront of this. Moscow, November 1, Interfax - Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, the head of the Synodal Department for External Church Relations has accused the West of failing to stand up for Egyptian Christians during recent violence against them and has slammed Western governments for putting economic interests before human life. "Despite … [Read more...]

Frank Schaeffer’s Fundamentalist Fakery

From the article: "Schaeffer’s Orthodox history might be inconvenient to him today because based on the Church’s teachings — sanctity of life, sexuality, marriage, a hyper-patriarchal priesthood — it looks a lot like the dimwitted “Taliban” Christians and “fundamentalists” that Schaeffer spends so much time denouncing of late. Then again, you can hardly go around advertising the fact that you … [Read more...]

Orthodox Evangelist Preaches the Gospel to All Nations [VIDEO]

From the Gospel to All Nations site: Gospel To All Nations (GTAN), led by Fr. Maximus Urbanowicz, is working to fulfill the Great Commission by taking the “Good News” of Jesus Christ and His Church to all the nations of the world. As part of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA), under the omophorion and with the blessing of, His Beatitude, Metropolitan JONAH, Gospel To All Nations actively … [Read more...]

Abp Chaput: New York Times, CNN, MSNBC Can’t be Trusted on Abortion, Faith

These are words some self-styled Orthodox commentators on Church and society would do well to heed. From the article: “In the United States, our battles over abortion, family life, same-sex marriage, and other sensitive issues have led to ferocious public smears and legal threats not only of Catholics, but also against Mormons, evangelicals, and other religious believers,” he said. “And with … [Read more...]

An interview with the Creator of “Good Guys Wear Black”

HT: OrthodoxNet Blog and Byzantine, TX Fr. John A. Peck serves at St. George Orthodox Church in Prescott, AZ and is already well known as the administrator of the “Preachers Institute” and “Journey to Orthodoxy” websites. Recently he launched a site called “Good Guys Wear Black,” which aims to provide a resource for men discerning their vocation to the priesthood. Fr. John was kind enough to … [Read more...]

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