Orthodox Christianity

To Work and to Witness: Kurt Bringerud Reflects on Life as a Missionary in Mongolia

July 27, 2014 Featured News

July 2014 OCMC Missionary, Kurt Bringerud (center) shares the Orthodox faith as the relationships with his English students naturally grow. They ask him questions about his faith as part of the language learning process and he is then able to introduce them to Orthodox Christianity. In a classroom in the Mongolian capital city of Ulaanbaatar, […]

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The Rise of Orthodox Christianity in Albania – Video

July 18, 2014 Featured News

Church of Albania -18/7/14 Video on the Rise of Orthodox Christianity in Albania, her missionary efforts and social welfare activities in the post-communist Albanian Society.   The exemplary Missionary activities  and leadership of of Archbishop His Beatitude Anastasios – Primate of the Albanian Autocehphalus Orthodox Church. Source:  

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Ukrainians from Beijing celebrated Holy Pascha

May 2, 2014 Featured News

Orthodox Christianity in China – April -May 2014 English translation by Katherine Ilachinski Orthodox Ukrainians living in Beijing for the first time this year were able to celebrate the feast of Pascha on its territory – at the Ukrainian Embassy in the PRC. At the Paschal liturgy, which was conducted at night by parish cleric of Adrian […]

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Vladimir Putin the beloved Son of Orthodox Christianity elected as the most powerful World Leader of 2013

April 2, 2014 Featured News
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R), Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (L) and his wife Svetlana (C) attend an Orthodox Easter service conducted by the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill in the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow May 5, 2013. Photo: Reuters

Kisha D Dorado (OCP Delegate of Serbia, Balkan and East Europe Region) OCP News Service 4/2/14 Global: Russian President Vladimir Putin has been elected as the most powerful world leader/personalities for the year 2013 by Forbes Magazine. President Obama of USA stands second, Xi Jinginping the Secretary of Chinese Community Party stands third followed by […]

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Eastern Right – Conservative minds convert to Orthodox Christianity

March 8, 2014 Featured News
Illustration by Michael Hogue

By ROD DREHER  – March 2014 Reprinted with permission from - www.TheAmericanConservative.com Since the Second World War, Roman Catholicism has had enormous influence on American intellectual conservatism. The postwar rebirth of conservatism had two sources: libertarianism—a reassertion of classical liberalism against statism—and cultural traditionalism. For Russell Kirk and other leading traditionalists of the era, the Roman Catholic church, with its […]

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MP seeks to establish Orthodox Christianity as national Constitution basis

November 24, 2013 Featured News

24/11/13 Center left MP Yelena Mizulina, known for her pro-life stance and conflicts with leaders of the LGBT community, has suggested amending the constitution emphasizing the exclusive role of the Russian Orthodox Church. Mizulina said at the Friday session of the parliamentary group for the protection of Christian values, that the Russian constitution should include […]

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What Do Orthodox Christians Believe?

November 20, 2013 Featured News

20/11/13 What do Orthodox Christians believe? How do their beliefs differ from the rest of Christianity? Can they differ in beliefs and still claim to hold to the truth? What Does Orthodox Mean? The word “orthodox” essentially means conventional and when it is tied to religion, we see that the Orthodox Christians hold to conventional […]

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A Mysterious Mass Conversion From Islam to Orthodox Christianity in Georgia

September 19, 2013 Featured News

Ian Hamel 19/9/13 Oumma.com In 1991, 75% of Adjarians in Georgia were Muslims. Today, they have become 75% Orthodox Christians. How can these conversions be explained, which is apparently unique in the world? “What time do services begin at Saint Nicholas in Batumi on Sunday morning?” The question embarrasses the employee of the President Plaza, […]

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Eastern Orthodox Christians practice ancient faith

August 9, 2013 News

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. […]

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Meet Jelena Mandic, The Great-Granddaughter Of Nikola Tesla

August 4, 2013 Featured News

3/8/13 SOKO-GRAD – Jelena Mandic, from Chicago, USA, listened stories about Serbs, Orthodox Christianity and her glorious ancestor Nikola Tesla, since her early age. When the first opportunity emerged to visit Serbia, she came to learn about her roots. Jelena resembles a lot to Nikola Tesla, her great-grandfather with a sharp look in her eyes. […]

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Concert held at Red Square dedicated to the 1025th anniversary of Orthodox Christianity in Russia (Snaps)

July 26, 2013 Featured News

  26/7/13 Concert held at Red Square dedicated to the 1025th anniversary of Orthodox Christianity in Russia on 25 th of July 2013.  Source:  

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Orthodox Christianity Made Russia Great World Power – Putin

July 26, 2013 Featured News

MOSCOW, July 25 (RIA Novosti) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday praised the role of Orthodox Christianity in the country’s history and congratulated the heads of the world’s Orthodox churches on the 1025th anniversary of the Christianization of Kievan Rus, a medieval state comprising parts of modern-day Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. “The adoption of […]

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LGBT, NATO, EU and Orthodox Christianity

May 29, 2013 News

28/5/13 Currently, issues pertaining to LGBT, NATO, EU and Orthodox Christianity, are intensively being discussed in the Georgian media and within political circles– sometimes in alliance with one another and sometimes in conflict. We have been attentively observing popular opinion about these issues, the first of which concerns NATO and the EU. Georgia’s Western orientation […]

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The Explosive growth of Orthodox Christianity in Guatemala

May 21, 2013 Featured News

21/5/13 Father David and Matushka Rozanne Rucker have been mission specialists for many years with the Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC), which has missionaries around the world under the umbrella of the Assembly of Bishops. Guatemala has seen an explosive growth of Orthodox Christianity among thousands of indigenous Mayans, so now the Ruckers will be […]

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Bulgarian Patriarch: Kids Need to Know More about Orthodox Christianity

May 20, 2013 Featured News

19/5/13 Bulgarian kids should have the opportunity to learn about their Orthodox Christian heritage, stated Bulgarian Orthodox Church Patriarch Neofit. Sunday Neofit extended an address to the clergy and people of the Church on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the restoration of the Bulgarain patriarchy. The message, read out by bishop Naum, Chief Secretary of the Holy Synod, made […]

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The Politics of Human Rights: Orthodox Christianity Gets the Short End, by Dr. Elizabeth H. Prodromou

May 9, 2013 News

W ashington, D.C. 5/8/2013 Today is Easter for the world’s 350 million Orthodox Christians, who just completed their Holy Week of prayer and fasting  which culminated in today’s message of transcendent hope.  But all last week and today, Orthodox Christians the world over have been reminded that politics trumps human rights.  There’s a cruel irony […]

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There are more Orthodox than Lutherans in Estonia

May 1, 2013 Featured News

1/5/13 There are more Orthodox Christians than representatives of other religions among residents of Estonia aged 15 and above. 16% of Estonia’s population call themselves Orthodox, reports Interfax Religion. According to the 2011 population and living space census, 10% of the Estonian population consider themselves Lutherans, reported the Department of Statistics on Monday. At the […]

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Easter on way for the Orthodox

April 16, 2013 News

By Andrew Estocin / Albuquerque resident – 15/4/13 Easter is a distant memory for most New Mexicans. Look down the aisle of your local store and one finds only a clearance bin of damaged Easter bunnies mixed in with threads of plastic green grass. Yellow marshmallow Peeps are an endangered species on the candy aisle. […]

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The Significance of Orthodox Christianity

February 9, 2013 Featured News

John Peterson, Demand Media 9/2/13 The significance of Orthodox Christianity is twofold. The first is its ability to provide insights into the history of early Christians. The Orthodox Church clings to early Christian beliefs and practices that date from the missionary work of the Apostle Paul a few decades after the death of Jesus. Secondly, […]

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Novak Djokovic make Global Orthodoxy Proud by Hat-trick win in Australian Open

January 27, 2013 Featured News

Melbourne: Novak Djokovic made Orthodox Christianity proud by Hat-trick win in Australian Open. He is the proud son of Serbian Orthodox Church and shining star of the universal Orthodox family. Emily Benammar, Melbourne 27/1/13 Novak Djokovic became the first man to win three successive Australian Open titles in the professional era when he beat third […]

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Dynamic Growth of Orthodox Christianity in Kenya

December 15, 2012 Featured News

15/12/12 An interview with Fr. Phillip Gatari, an Orthodox priest from Kenya Fr. Phillip Gatari recently visited Moscow. He was a guest of Sretensky Monastery for two days, and celebrated the Liturgy with the brothers and other visiting monks from Mt. Athos. After the services, this joyful pastor told us about Orthodoxy in Kenya and […]

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