STAMPS SHOW HISTORY OF DEVELOPMENT OF CHRISTIANITY IN MOLDOVA: STAMPS OF EASTERN EUROPE

Linn's Stamp News - May 2016 Historically, it would be hard to overstate the national and cultural influence of the Orthodox Church in Moldova. Today, upwards of 95 percent of the population of roughly 3 million are Orthodox Christians. In a sense, to be Moldovan is to be Orthodox. Trying to define Moldova can be a bit like ...

Eastern Orthodox Christians practice ancient faith

By Angela Ward award@news-journal.com - 9/8/13 TYLER — Ask most East Texans about the major divisions of Christianity and their response will probably mention only two of the three: Roman Catholics and Protestants. The third branch of Christianity, Eastern Orthodox, is relatively unknown in most of the southern United States, but that’s beginning to change. The Rev. John Mikita, pastor ...

Eastern Orthodox Christians in Gaza Prepare for Holy Week

8/4/2012 On Friday I went with a friend to the Eastern Orthodox Church in the Old City of Gaza, to help make palm crosses for Palm Sunday which, for them, is tomorrow. The place was a hive of activity, with many young people busily making crosses and other decorations from palm fronds, under the tutelage ...

Most Americans believe in resurrection of Christ, polls show

8/4/2012 Nearly a third of humanity is celebrating the central tenet of the Christian faith this Easter season: the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Polls suggest Americans' belief that Christ was physically raised from the dead has slipped somewhat in recent years but remains strong. A 2010 Rasmussen Reports survey found that 78 percent of Americans believe ...