No Longer an Ancient Curiosity

© RIA Novosti. Ruslan Krivobok 26/01/2012 Andrei Zolotov, Jr. The Thirteenth Apostle was in town earlier this week. The Judge of the Whole Universe. I am not kidding. His name is Theodoros II, and he is the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa. His full title is a bit of a going joke among the knowing: His ...

Rebuilding a church at Ground Zero with Red Tape

By Andrei Zolotov, Jr., editor-in-chief of Russia Profile, for RIA Novosti 11/09/2011 Ten years after it became the only house of worship destroyed by the terrorist attack on New York City, the tiny St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, which used to stand just south of the South Tower, is far from being rebuilt. The saga of its ...