Is Reunification of Roman Catholic and Orthodox Churches Imminent?
With the ecumenical patriarch sacrificing almost everything for the sake of unity, the reunification of Roman Catholic and Orthodox Churches is Imminent, now more than ever.
November 24, 2014 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis
Ecumenism, Other faiths
Is Israel the Promised Land?
Zionist Jews, and with them many fundamentalist Bible thumpers, literally believe in the eternal covenant Yahweh made with them, 4,000 years ago. Today, the behavior of Israel towards the Palestinians over earthly lands resembles the Nazis. The persecuted have become the persecutors. How can it be? And how can it change?
August 10, 2014 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis
What we believe
Do all Religions Have the Same Heavenly Father?
“WE ARE ALL BROTHERS AND SISTERS” Are we? First in Jerusalem (May 27, 2014), and more recently in Rome (June 8, 2014), Patriarch Bartholomew hammers the message of universal brotherhood with intra-Christian and interfaith prayer services (which according to the canons of the Orthodox Church are prohibited) and with statements and declarations to that effect.
June 15, 2014 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis
Ecumenism, What we believe
The Story of the Mother of God in Iconography
On Mother’s Day, together with our earthly mothers, we honor the mother of the Lord. She who is the mother of the head of the body is also mother of all the members of the body. In this post, we’ll take a look at the life of the Lord’s Mother depicted in holy icons.
May 9, 2014 by Orthodox Witness
What we believe
Revising the Orthodox Christian Churching Ritual
Presenting our children to the Lord, whether they are male or female, first born or otherwise, is proper and commendable, but certain prayers in the Orthodox Churching service, taken from the Mosaic Law, should be eliminated from our prayer books!
February 1, 2014 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis