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Of Current Interest

A Cassock: Work Clothes, Not a Dress Uniform

Apostate Church of England Has Mutated into a Gnostic "Sex" Sect

Archbishop Chaput: Civilta Cattolica Got American Christianity Wrong

Archbishop Chaput Proposes ‘Revolution of Joy’

Disputed Athonite Statement on Crete Council Sparks Controversy

Draft Orthodox Catechism Defends Ecumenism
We wonder if Komrade Kirill is doing a  little “backpedalling” since the Council ended.

Head of Russian Old Believers Does Not Believe in Overcoming Schism with the Moscow Patriarchate

In New School, Byzantine Spirituality Meets Montessori Method

On Becoming and Remaining an Orthodox Christian

President Putin: Warned Pope Francis That the Leader of the Catholic Church Is Not a Man Of?
For once we agree.

Response to Racist Violence in Charlottesville, VA
From the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops

Russian Orthodox Priest Detained For Trafficking Prostitutes

Russian Visit of Santa Claus Relics a Milestone in ‘People’s Ecumenism’

Samoa Officially Becomes a Christian State

Spanish Cathedral Targeted for Reversing the Reconquista

Sympathy for the Devil

Ukrainian Patriarch Calls For Unity Against Russian ‘Aggressor’

Virtue Viewpoints
The Anglican Communion continues its downhill slide. TEC going down also.

White Supremacy and Orthodox Christianity: A Dangerous Connection Rears Its Head in Charlottesville

Articles of Importance

1054: History, Myth, and the Making of a Schism (Part I)

1054: History, Myth, and the Making of a Schism (Part II)

1054: History, Myth, and the Making of a Schism (Part III)

A Papal Calendar?
Thoughts about the Old vs New Calendar Issue

Chalcedon Canon 28: Yesterday and Today
Germaine to current events in Orthodoxy.

How To Become An Orthodox Christian | Journey To Orthodoxy

In Search Of A Father

Is Orthodoxy the Same Everywhere?: Understanding Theological Controversy Within the Church

Pope Francis Confirms Finality of Ban on Ordaining Women Priests

Synodality and Primacy During the First Millennium:
Towards a Common Understanding In Service to the Unity of the Church

Russian Byzantine Catholic Church: Caught Between the Vatican and Russian Orthodox

The Catholic-Orthodox Joint Commission Reaches Agreement on Synodality and Primacy
A significant breakthrough has been made by studying the practice of the first millennium on the subject of Primacy.
This removes one more obstacle to the unity of the Church.

The Church and the Holy and Great Council
Commentary on a lecture on the Holy and Great Council delivered at the March 2017 Clergy Retreat
 of the Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia.
The lecture is ROCOR ignorance at its best.

 The Filioque in the Dublin Agreed Statement 1984

The First Test for Orthodox Unity after the Holy and Great Council: The Chieti Document

The Way Forward After the Catholic-Orthodox Agreement on Primacy and Synodality

Why We Need an All-English Liturgy

World Meeting of Russian Catholics Hailed as ‘Last Hurrah’ for Movement

History of Western Rite Orthodoxy

Catholic Orthodoxy and Anglo-Catholicism:
A Word about Intercommunion Between the English and the Orthodox Churches

From Catholic Priest to Orthodox Pioneer

In Defense of Western Rite Orthodoxy

Infant Communion: The Ancient Western Tradition

On Celtic Orthodoxy

What Do We Make of the Western Rite?

On the date of Easter/Pascha

Moscow Patriarchate to Pope: On Easter a Gesture of Goodwill, But We Will Not Overturn Old Traditions

Pope Francis to turn Tridentine?!? The Date of Easter

What Makes Orthodox Easter Different

Will Pope Francis Change the Date of Easter?

Background Information

Celebrating Easter/Pascha Together

Towards a Common Date of Easter


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