An orthodox view: A closer look at the Eastern Orthodox church in Normal

 By Kenneth Lowe klowe@pantagraph.com - 19/5/13 NORMAL — Ginny Bartges kissed one of the many holy icons at Holy Apostles Orthodox Church as she entered the chapel. Such prevalent icons are just one of the characteristics that distinguish the Orthodox church, which has had a building in Normal, at 1670 W. Hovey Ave., for a decade. Though many in ...

Metropolitan Tikhon Enthroned as the Primate of Orthodox Church in America

On Sunday, January 27, 2013, His Beatitude, the Most Blessed Tikhon, Archbishop of Washington, Metropolitan of All America and Canada, was enthroned at Saint Nicholas Cathedral in Washington, DC. In attendance at the Enthronement were members of the Orthodox Church in America’s Holy Synod of Bishops and guests representing several Orthodox Churches in North America and ...

Saint John The Baptist Is The Vigil State Of The Church Conscience

Romanian Church On 7 January, the Orthodox faithful celebrate Saint Prophet John the Baptist. The history of the Church mentions him as the last prophet of the Old Testament. He baptised Jesus Christ, our Saviour, and told the world He was the much expected Messiah. In the sermon delivered at the historical chapel of the Patriarchal ...

A New Look at the New Testament, by Jews, for Jews

By MARK OPPENHEIMER 25/11/2011 SAN FRANCISCO — As a little Jewish girl in North Dartmouth, Mass., Amy-Jill Levine loved Christianity. “I grew up in a neighborhood that was almost entirely Portuguese and Roman Catholic,” Dr. Levine said Sunday at her book party here during the annual American Academy of Religion conference. “My introduction to Christianity was ethnic Roman ...

Bartholomew I: we will continue to dialogue with the Pope and Islam

by NAT da Polis 12/21/2010 The Ecumenical Patriarch defends the choice of dialogue with Catholics, Jews and Muslims, despite criticisms from some sectors of Orthodox traditionalists. Ecology: "The environment, nature, are God's creation and do not belong only to us who live today in 2010. They belong to all future generations. " Istanbul (AsiaNews) - On the ...

Researcher identifies second-oldest Ethiopian manuscript in existence in HMML’s Archives

16/12/0201 Addis Ababa, December 16 (WIC) - Ted Erho, a doctoral student at Durham University in England, recently spent six weeks at HMML studying Ge'ez (classical Ethiopic) manuscripts, according to Hill Museum & Manuscript Library.Com. HMML’s microfilm and digital collections are the richest resource for the study of Ethiopian manuscripts in the world. Supported by one of ...

One day left for Vardavar

10/7/2010 The Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ is to be celebrated in Armenia tomorrow (11/7/2010), in another way it is also called Vardavar. On that day as the meteorologists say will be the hottest day of the year. The Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ is one of the five ...