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Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Thanksgiving Day

Nov 19, 2009 Protocol 109/09 November 26, 2009 Thanksgiving Day To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish Councils of the Greek Orthodox Communities, the Distinguished Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the Day, Afternoon, and Church Schools, the Philoptochos Sisterhoods, the Youth,…

Christ Is the Head of the Church, Not the Pope

by the Most Reverend Metropolitan of Kyrenia, Paul (A Commentary) Article published in the newspaper “ORTHODOX PRESS” – Issue No.1802 / 16-10-2009 On the 8th to the 14th of October in 2007, the 10th plenary session of the Joint International Commission for the Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox and the Roman Catholics had convened in…


By Protopriest George Breev “When a life of prosperity or affluence opens up for us, we must remember God, thank Him….”- Protopriest George Breev (We are speaking to mitered Protopriest George Breev about the characteristic features of our times and the problems facing contemporary Christians. Protopriest George Breev is one of the longest-serving of Moscow’s…

“Orthodoxy Has a Great Future in Guatemala”

By ABESS INES (Conversation with Abbess Ines, head of the Holy Trinity Monastery in Guatemala) Abbess Ines (Ayau Garcia) – Abbess Ines is the head of the only Orthodox parish in Guatemala – the Monastery of the Holy and Life-Giving Trinity, the “Lavra of Mambre”, under the Patriarchate of Antioch. She comes from an influential…

Orthodoxy in Australia Taking Over Abandoned Catholic, Protestant and Anglican Churches

By Protopriest Michael Protopopov Warrnambool, Australia – On the Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the 1st Ecumenical council, the Russian Orthodox community in the Australian city of Warrnambool celebrated their Parish feast day and a 10 year jubilee since the day the parish was converted from a historical Anglican Church to a thriving Russian…

1917 Council and Tomos: St Tikhon’s Vision Then And Now

By His Beatitude Jonah of the Orthodox Church in America Address of His Beatitude at the Conference on the Future of Orthodoxy in America, June 20, 2009 The Great Council of 1917, and the revival of the Russian Orthodox Church that it began, are aspects of the de-imperialization of the Orthodox Church and its canonical…

In Defense of the Holy Fire

By YURI MAXIMOV This article was originally published in Russian on this site on Holy Saturday 2008, the day before Pascha [Easter]. Last year [2007] in the Russian-language Internet, a whole campaign was conducted to discredit the miracle of the Holy Fire. On the eve of Pascha, a certain young man, a member of the…


From a Convention of Orthodox Clergymen and Monks Greece, April 2009 (Editor’s Note: We are publishing one of the latest pronouncements against the heresy of ecumenism that has infected most of the orthodox churches in recent days. We urge the readers of The Voice of Orthodoxy to read it in the right spirit of orthodoxy…


Convention of Orthodox Clergymen and Monks April 2009 {Editor’s Note: Orthodox Christians – Please read this important statement affirming true orthodoxy and condemning modern ecumenism, and study it and use it in our conferences and workshops to develop our own awareness of true Christianity. You may please print out this document and circulate it for…

Orthodox Church Holds Steady In A Changing World

AN INTERVIEW WITH FR. MICHAEL FRITZ First published in print: Saturday, January 17, 2009 The Rev. Michael Fritz: Assistant priest at Church of Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God Russian Orthodox Church in Colonie. Background: 55, born and raised in Albany. Graduated from Hudson Valley Community College and Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary in…

The Voice of Orthodoxy, Inc. seeks funds for immediate relief efforts of Hurricane victims in Texas and Florida

The Voice of Orthodoxy, Inc., a not-for-profit religious and charitable corporation is raising funds for the relief of victims of HURRICANE HARVEY in Southeastern Texas and HURRICANE IRMA in Florida, who lost homes and their valuables and need immediate assistance for rehabilitation. Most of the Christian Churches have already appealed their members to raise funds for relief efforts of philanthropic and governmental agencies. These regions require billions of dollars for relief efforts and for rehabilitating the suffering victims who have no other assistance available.

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