One of the most important Christian holidays is bright and joyful, but there is also sorrow in it.
Christmas is a time of traditions. If you have found time in the rush before Christmas to decorate a tree, you are sharing in a relatively new tradition.
“This Christmas season finds us a rather bewildered human race. We have neither peace within nor peace without. Everywhere paralyzing fears harrow people by day and haunt them by night.
Was $25 million in American tax dollars allocated for a payoff to stir up religious turmoil and violence in Ukraine?
The unity of the Orthodox world, previously threatened by the illegal actions of Phanar in Ukraine, collapsed. The Synod of the Patriarch of Constantinople made decisions, in fact, placing it outside of Orthodoxy.
Probably not many people who follow international affairs think the intricacies of Orthodox Church governance are particularly important.
Well, the US Department of State does.