In absence of definite answers and scientific proofs to the big questions of life, we taunt God, and declare our self-sufficiency. How do answers provided by the Church settle our questioning minds without denying any true scientific finding?
As an Archon, you have taken a sworn oath “to defend and promote the Greek Orthodox faith and tradition…[and] protect and promote the Holy Patriarchate and its mission.” Are you sure that the faith proclaimed by Patriarch Bartholomew is the faith you have sworn to defend?
Should Patriarch Bartholomew “walk together” with other religions or make disciples of them for the Lord? It’s one or the other. Here is our “play-by-play” commentary on a statement the Patriarch released at the World Day of Prayer for Peace in Assisi.
The nine odes of the Katavasiae of Christmas, chanted in English, by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis and Anthony Hatzidakis.
By Archimandrite Maximos Karavas. How does God tolerate a blasphemer and heresiarch, called “the one who is rightly proclaiming the word of Truth” and does not send down fire to burn us—both those who commemorate him, and us who hear these words and do not protest?!
Indeed an extraordinary Being requires an extraordinary conception and birth! A Protestant may believe whatever s/he wants, but to be Orthodox a Christian must believe in the immaculate conception of Jesus Christ and the ever-virginity of the most holy Theotokos (Mother of God).
Evil or “the evil one”? We’ll look at why an incorrect translation endorsed by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese and other Orthodox jurisdictions is used in our churches today.