September 29, 2015 (Source)
NFTU: On September 26, 2015, the RTOC Chancellory issued the following statement:
In addition to the earlier published announcement from the Chancellery of the Synod of the RTOC, it needs to be noted that Bishop Stefan, of Trenton and North America participated in the Bishops' Conference only on the first day -...
RTOC Chancellory Issues Additional Statement Concerning GOC(K)-SiR Union
September 28, 2015 (Source)
His EminenceArchbishop Demetrios, primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America and exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, attended yesterday September 25, 2015 the multi-religious gathering with Pope Francis at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, representing Orthodox Christianity in the United States.
The gathering, called “Witness...
Phanar's Archbishop Demetrios Participates in Ecumenical Prayer Service with Pope Francis, Muslims, Jews, etc
September 28, 2015 (Source: http://theorthodoxchurch.info)
On September 26, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; an Ecumenical meeting was held in the Auditorium of the Gevorkian Theological Seminary of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, with the participation of 39 heads and representatives of Christian Churches who traveled...
Armenian Monophysites Host Mass Ecumenical Meeting with World 'Orthodox', Papists, Lutherans, etc.
September 28, 2015 (Source: http://www.nationalreview.com)
History often repeats itself, and if you have lived two lives, as I have done, you have a good chance of seeing the reenactment with your own eyes.
Liberation theology, of which not much has been heard for two decades, is back in the news. But what is not being mentioned is...
Sergianist MP Creation of Liberation Theology
September 28, 2015 (Source: http://www.pravmir.com)
“Unlike the West, which is already nervous about the arrival of refugees, Moscow alone has taken in more Muslims than the whole of Europe has done by now. And nobody in the world is aware of it. And there is no hysteria, no police, no gas, no physical clashes,” the...
Patriarch Kirill: West Should Accept More Islamic Immigration; Muslims the 'brothers' of Orthodox
September 25, 2015 (Source: http://www.jpost.com)
A rare 3,000-year old seal, from the time of King David in the 10th century BCE, was recently discovered by a 10-year-old Russian volunteer at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount Sifting Project.
Dr. Gabriel Barkay, co-founder and director of the project – which sifts through thousands of tons of illegally removed earth from the...
Rare 3,000-Year Old King David Era Seal Discovered by Temple Mount Sifting Project
September 25, 2015 (Source: http://www.orthodoxchristianbooks.com)
Aristotle once said that the last virtue of a dying civilization is tolerance. Certainly, this is the only virtue – if it is a virtue - that our undoubtedly dying civilization can pride itself on. Only we like to call it “compassion”… David Cameron, Prime Minister of Great Britain, yesterday spoke...
Islamic Terrorism and Western Ecumenism by Vladimir Moss
September 25, 2015 (Source: http://www.bbc.com/news)
Russian investigators have exhumed the remains of the last tsar and his wife, as they re-examine their 1918 murders.
Samples were taken from Tsar Nicholas II, his wife Alexandra, and from the bloodstained uniform of Alexander II, Nicholas's grandfather, killed in 1881.
The Romanov family members, who were killed by revolutionary Bolsheviks, are...
Russia Exhumes Relics of Royal Martyrs
September 23, 2015 (Source: http://archaeologyinbulgaria.com)
The 9th century AD Great Basilica in Pliska, the Ancient Bulgar capital of the First Bulgarian Empire (632/680-1018 AD) between 680 and 893 AD, was modeled after the Old St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, the predecessor of today’s St. Peter’s Cathedral (the Papal Basilica), Bulgaria’sNational Museum of History...
Bulgarian Scholars Say 9th Century Bulgarian Great Basilica of Pliska Modeled After Constantinian Old St. Peter's in Rome
September 22, 2015 (Source)
IntroductionA distance of many centuries separates us from the time when the books of the Old Testament were written, especially the first ones. And it is no longer easy for us to transfer our thoughts back to the state of soul and the conditions of life in which the books were...
The Old Testament in the New Testament Church by Protopresbyter Michael Pomazansky (November 7, 1888 – November 4, 1988)
September 22, 2015 (Source: http://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.de)
Archaeologists surveying a cathedral's precincts are hoping to uncover the location of its walled Anglo-Saxon predecessor. Peterborough Cathedral was built by the Normans after the 10th Century abbey burned to the ground in 1116. Cathedral archaeologist Jackie Hall said the aim was to learn more about the Anglo-Saxon monastery because "we don't...
Search for 10th Century Anglo-Saxon Abbey
September 22, 2015 (Source: http://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com)
In recent weeks the Israel Antiquities Authority, together with local residents and young people, has been conducting an unusual archaeological excavation in search of the real location of the Tomb of the Maccabees.
According to historical sources, the Maccabees - Matityahu the Hasmonean and his five sons, from the ancient city of...
June 04, 2015 (Source http://archaeologyinbulgaria.com) [Originally reported on May 27] Bulgaria’s Cabinet has allocated BGN 800,000 (app. EUR 409,000) for completing the restoration of the Early Christian […]