Shades of Grey: The Record of Archbishop Stepinac

As a long-time upholder of friendship and alliance between the Roman Catholic and Orthodox traditionalists, I am disheartened by Pope Benedict XVI’s uncritical portrayal of Archbishop Alojzije Stepinac (1898-1960) as a saintly figure during his visit to Croatia earlier this week. In a homily at the Zagreb Cathedral the Pontiff called Stepinac “a fearless pastor […]

Fr. George Calciu: First Century Christian in the Twentieth Century

Wesley J. Smith is a frequent commentator on the AOI Observer. Source: First Things | Wesley J. Smith Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. I had no idea. To be more precise, before I converted to Eastern Orthodoxy, I knew that the Orthodox Church had […]

The dictatorship of relativism strikes back—and goes nuclear

HT: Logia, The Journal of Lutheran Theology Christendom as a whole is under attack In a letter to the Sunday Telegraph published in that newspaper’s 28 March 2010 edition, five Evangelical bishops of the Church of England have politely drawn attention to the increasing volume of persecution of Christians in England and, in a governessy […]

Coptic march Melbourne – What you didn’t see

H/T Free Copts Gates of Vienna also asks “Where is Freedom of Religion?” Recent Comments Progressives Use the Terms “Dialogue” and “Fundamentalism” to Attack… [3] Christopher Besides Rod’s important book “The Benedict Option”, this post reminded me of…Apr 19, 10:09 AM Michael Bauman Why do people lose courage? For many the faith and even Jesus…Apr […]

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