Philokalia: Definition, History, and Source

Ascetic Experience - Vatopedi Monastery - The Orthodox Monastic Republic of Mout Athos - 11/2/2020  Many believe that the Philokalia is a book written by Saint Nicodemus the Athonite. In fact, this book—as that understanding of the book—does not actually exist. In reality, the Philokalia is an anthology, a collection of texts by saints belonging to the ...

Orthodox Priest Alexander Kurien Appointed to the US Human Trafficking Task Force

OCP News Service - 11/2/2020 USA: Orthodox Priest Alexander Kurien has been appointed an expert in Human Trafficking Task Force under the Trump administration. Fr Alexander is currently serving as the Deputy Associate Administrator and Executive Director of the Federal Real Property Council. Orthodox Priest Alexander Kurien Appointed Executive Director of the American Federal Real Properties Council ...

THE VISIT OF HIS BEATITUDE THEOPHILOS III PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM TO WESTMINSTER-ENGLAND

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 11/2/2020 29 January 2020: H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos met with The Most Reverend Justin Welby, Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of All England and Metropolitan. The two met as friends for conversation and prayer, and to discuss the challenges faced by Christians across the globe and especially ...

SS “Galicia”, Uniates, Holocaust and life in a state of lies

People in Nazi uniform are again marching in Ukraine. Photo: UOJ

Taras Rebikov - UOJ - 11/2/2020 In Ivano-Frankivsk, a bishop of the UGCC performed a funeral service for an SS Division "Galicia" veteran in the presence of people in Nazi uniform. Causes & effects. On January 28, 2020, in Ivano-Frankivsk, a solemn funeral service was held for the SS Division “Galicia” veteran and OUN activist Mikhail Mulik. ...

Pakistani Court Rules Marriage of Abducted Catholic Girl Was Valid Due to Her First Menstruation

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Sputniknnews - 11/2/2020 Pakistan's Sindh province has recently witnessed a number of scandalous abductions involving the forced conversion of Hindu and Catholic girls to Islam and their subsequent marriage. The recent case of Huma Younus’ alleged abduction created more clamor around the practice of wedding of underage girls. A scandal over the forced marriage of a 14-year-old ...

Ten Thousand Citizens of Pljevlja in the 18th Procession

Church of Serbia - 11/2/2020 In Pljevlje on 6 February 2020 for the 18th time, there was a prayerful procession of faithful people who express their dissatisfaction and protest over the adoption of the unjust Law on Freedom of Religion, passed late last year in the Parliament of Montenegro. At first, there was a prayer of supplication ...

Serbian Patriarch receives Secretary General of the World Muslim League

Church of Serbia - 11/2/2020 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received His Excellency Sheikh Muhammad bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 6 February 2020. His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch welcomed the Secretary-General of the World Muslim League (رابطة العالم الاسلامي , Rabitat al-Alam al-Islami) Sheikh al-Issa at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade with welcoming ...