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Your body belongs to the Lord

Filed in Articles by on March 2, 2016 • views: 1809
Your body belongs to the Lord

The body is not meant for immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body…

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“I won’t force my kids to go to Church”

Filed in Articles by on February 12, 2016 • views: 1115
“I won’t force my kids to go to Church”

Church isn’t just one good choice among many. Church isn’t a building. Church, properly understood, is the body of Christ.

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The spiritual love

Filed in Articles by on February 11, 2016 • views: 1286
The spiritual love

Spiritual love is superior to the love between natural brothers and sisters because one relates to another through Christ and not a common mother.

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Martin Luther King Jr. and Archbishop Iakovos of America

Filed in Articles by on January 19, 2016 • views: 1852
Martin Luther King Jr. and Archbishop Iakovos of America

On January 18 the United States celebrates the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., who used the principles of non-violent resistance in order to further the Civil Rights movement.

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Hagia Sophia: Such ecstasy can never be forgotten!

Filed in Articles by on January 13, 2016 • views: 2318
Hagia Sophia: Such ecstasy can never be forgotten!

Those who over the centuries actually saw the miracle of Haghia Sophia at first hand are innumerable.

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Patriarchal Christmas Encyclical

Filed in Patriarch Messages by on December 23, 2015 • views: 1027
Patriarchal Christmas Encyclical

Let each of us offer whatever we can to our refugee brothers and sisters, in whom we see the person of Jesus Christ.

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The Orthodox Church Perseveres, Triumphs over Terror

Filed in Articles by on December 17, 2015 • views: 956
The Orthodox Church Perseveres, Triumphs over Terror

The National Herald, a weekly Greek-American publication, recently reported on “The Orthodox Church Perseveres, Triumphs over Terror” written by Theodore G. Karakostas, in its December 5-11, 2015 issue.

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An annoying Saint…

Filed in Articles by on December 5, 2015 • views: 1135
An annoying Saint…

The holy memory of Venerable Savvas the Sanctified is celebrated on December 5th.

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What Orthodox Christianity Is and Isn’t

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What Orthodox Christianity Is and Isn’t

I will not repeat passages from books, but speak from my heart. Orthodoxy is the only truth. It is an invitation to a moving and amazing adventure.

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Why does the world reject the Cross of Christ?

Filed in Articles by on September 23, 2015 • views: 9585
Why does the world reject the Cross of Christ?

The Cross of Christ teaches us a great truth – that the Christian life is not easy. It hides persecution, rejection, trouble and sorrow according to the world.

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September 1st: Patriarchal Encyclical for the Protection of Environment

Filed in Patriarch Messages by on August 31, 2015 • views: 1125
September 1st: Patriarchal Encyclical for the Protection of Environment

“All of creation is renewed by the Holy Spirit, returning to its original state.” (Anavathmoi, First Tone)

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Nature and City in the Greek East

Filed in Articles by on August 20, 2015 • views: 1217
Nature and City in the Greek East

The beauty of the city is not as heretofore scattered over it in patches, but covers the whole area like a robe woven to the fringe.

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