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Philaret continues to defy Constantinople—schismatics won’t make foreign pari...
25 Mar 2019 at 9:32am
The “hierarchs” and flock of the Kiev Patriarchate (KP) outside of Ukraine cannot be forced to move under the jurisdiction of the Patriarchate of Constantinople,” says Philaret Denisenko, the “Honorary Patriarch of All Rus’-Ukraine” of the Ukraini...

Thousands march for life in 600 cities throughout Romania, Moldova
25 Mar 2019 at 9:02am
Thousands took to the streets on Saturday throughout Romania and Moldova to raise awareness of fetal rights and the need to boost resources for pregnant women in crisis situations.

Our Ascent to Heaven
25 Mar 2019 at 7:14am
Homily on the Second Week of Great Lent: Sunday of St. Gregory of Palamas
Hieromartyr Thaddeus (Uspensky)

Is it possible for one who lives on earth to climb up to heaven? Could this be no more than an empty dream that people of this world and the wo...

447 of 449 priests in disputed Bukovina area remain faithful to canonical Ukr...
25 Mar 2019 at 7:07am
Despite enduring 3 months of persecutions, threats, church seizures, and promises of material goods, the clergy of the Chernivtsi-Bukovina Diocese of the canonical Church are remaining faithful to Christ in His Church, under the primatial rule of ...

Patriarch Bartholomew, Epiphany Dumenko planning trip to Athos after Pascha
25 Mar 2019 at 5:59am
The trip will be preceded by a visit from another delegation of the schismatic church from April 5 to 9 “to prepare the ground for the visit of its primate and possibly Patriarch Bartholomew.”

Erdoğan floats possibility of reverting Agia Sophia to a mosque
25 Mar 2019 at 4:57am
It is within the realm of possibility to legally change the status of Agia Sophia back to a mosque, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said yesterday, on the eve of the celebration Greek Independence Day.

The Origins of Modern-Day Ukrainian Ecclesiastical Anarchy
25 Mar 2019 at 12:08am
“Lipkovskyism” As a Spiritual, Canonical, and Ecclesiological Problem of the Ukrainian Churches
Sergei Shumilo

And although there is virtually nothing and no one left of Lipkovsky in the Church outwardly, it hovers over our Church as a black raven, ...

We’re In the Lavra! You Can See All the Saints—And They All See You
24 Mar 2019 at 12:44am
“The Lord will set everything right”— Reflections and rare stories about the Kiev Caves Lavra
Matfey Shaheen

Rather than attempting to add to the litany of excellent publications on the feast day, and retell the same glorious stories, let’s take a l...

What Can Happen When We Pray
23 Mar 2019 at 5:03pm
The Second Sunday of Great and Holy Lent, St. Gregory Palamas Sunday
Fr. James Guirguis

I’m amazed every year when I’m reminded that St. Gregory Palamas was once called “the cause of all disorders and disturbances in the Church.” Now imagine that he...

Miraculous Healing of the Custodian of the Myrrh-Streaming Hawaiian Iveron Ic...
23 Mar 2019 at 12:54am
Subdeacon Nectarios Yangson

I received my sight back to me on the feast day of the Mother of God in her Iveron Icon. Was this a miracle? I believe it was.

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