The Clergy crisis, Orthodox Disunity, And An Inspiring Journey

SVOTS - 4/10/19 This has to be one of the best interviews I have read for a long time. Alumnus and Seminary donor Fr. Seraphim Solof (’85) sat down with us and had a lot to say, some of it sobering, some of it hopeful, and some of it inspiring—and it’s all worth reading. Father Seraphim—whose wife, ...

The truth about Prince Alexis d’Anjou-Durassow

His Royal Highness Prince Alexis d’Anjou-Durassow

Article by Carlos Mundy - 3/4/17 Harry Binkow, Historian – RUSSIAN IMPERIAL FAMILY HISTORICAL SOCIETY – 3/4/17 In this month of March that we commemorate the One Hundred Anniversary of the Abdication of Nicholas II to the Russian Throne, I cannot stop thinking about a person that, I believe, would have had a significant role in all the controversies ...

Ekaterinburg 1918: The Survival of four Grand Duchesses

Ekaterinburg 1918: The Survival of four Grand Duchesses. A very interesting article by Author Carlos Mundy. Harry Binkow, Historian - RUSSIAN IMPERIAL FAMILY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - 29/3/17 Though it had been rumored for years immediately after the alleged massacre of the Russian Imperial Family in 1918, that the Empress and her daughters had survived, it was not ...

‘Biology, Bioethics and Bio-theology’ – Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos and St Vlassios

  HOLY METROPOLIS OF NAFPAKTOS AND SAINT VLASSIOS - 17/10/16 In the Metropolis of the Patriarchate of Antioch – America, July 2016 - Biology, Bioethics and Biotheology - His Eminence Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos and St Vlassios (Lectures given by Metropolitan of Nafpaktos, Hierotheos (Vlachos) at the July 18–22 Archdiocesan Clergy Symposium, convened by Metropolitan Joseph and hosted at ...

Bone relic in Goa church might be from Georgian Queen: DNA study

The Hindu - December 2013 The first ancient DNA study in South Asia has revealed that a 400-year-old bone relic kept in St. Augustinian Church in Goa is likely to be a remnant of Queen Ketevan of Georgia (eastern Europe), who was born in a royal family in 1565 in the medieval period. A team of investigators ...

DNA bolsters Bulgaria’s John the Baptist bones claim

A Bulgarian East-Orthodox priest holds up a box containing bones, believed to be the relics of John the Baptist, in front golden-domed “Alexander Nevski” cathedral in Sofia, November 12, 2010. The bones, discovered earlier this year in excavation works in the town of Sozopol on the Black Sea coast, will be displayed in “Alexander Nevski” cathedral for several days. REUTERS/Oleg Popov

Estelle Shirbon Reuters 17/6/2012 LONDON (Reuters) - Bulgaria's claim to have unearthed six bones belonging to John the Baptist has received a boost from scientists who have concluded after dating them and analyzing their genetic code that they could indeed be relics of the man who baptized Jesus. A Bulgarian East-Orthodox priest holds up a box containing ...

“Palestinian Theologian” Trashes “Palestinian Theology”

by Malcolm Lowe 10/11/2011 For over two decades, parts of the Christian world have been bemused by the writings of self-styled "Palestinian Christian theologians." Since their brightest lights are Protestant pastors, they are minor figures among the overwhelmingly Orthodox and Catholic faithful of the Holy Land. But they are strangely popular in Liberal Protestant circles abroad and ...