Kidnapped Syrian Bishops Have Been Held Captive For Over 100 Days

The Huffington Post | By Yasmine Hafiz 6/8/13 Metropolitan Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim and Metropolitan Boulous Yazigi have been captured for over 100 days now, despite the calls for their release by religious leaders of all faiths from around the world. The bishops were kidnapped on Monday, April 22, 2013, by an unknown group near the Turkish-Syrian border between ...

Canons and Guns: An Eastern Orthodox Response to a HuffPo Writer

  REV. GREGORY JENSEN - 31/1/13 Several of my friends on Facebook pages posted a link to David Dunn’s Huffington Postessay on gun control (An Eastern Orthodox Case for Banning Assault Weapons). As Dylan Pahman posted earlier today, Dunn, an Eastern Orthodox Christian, is to be commended for bringing the tradition of the Orthodox Church into conversation with contemporary issues ...

AT DINNER WITH THE HOMELESS IN ATHENS, GREECE

By Diana Farr Louis Huffington Post 27 / 01 / 2012 Like the other dilapidated houses on the block next to the train tracks, the Klimaka shelter for the homeless is covered with bold graffiti. They practically blot out its tomato-red façade and certainly distract attention from the name on its open door. I must have passed it ...

Russian church wants creationism taught alongside evolution in Schools

15/6/2010 By: The Underground Staff Filed under Commentary and News, Featured The Russian Orthodox Church called recently for creationism to be taught along with evolution in Russian schools, according to Reuters. Senior Russian Orthodox Archbishop Hilarion said, “The time has come for the monopoly of Darwinism and the deceptive idea that science in general contradicts religion. These ideas ...