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A Review of John McKinney’s Hiking the Holy Mountain: Tales of Monks and Miracles on the Trails of Mount Athos

By John G. Panagiotou 10 April 2018 Sometimes a book defies categorization or description for that matter. John McKinney’s Hiking the Holy Mountain: Tales of Monks and Miracles on the Trails of Mount Athos, Greece does those things and more. At first glance, one would think that this yet another mundane (and even boring) hiking…

“A Common Christian Agenda for the Common Good”

ADDRESS BY HIS ALL-HOLINESS ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH BATHOLOMEW (Vatican, May 26, 2018) Spring 2018 Your Eminence Cardinal Parolin, Your Eminences, Excellencies, Reverend Fathers, and Distinguished audience, We would like to express our wholehearted gratitude and appreciation to the President of the “Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice Foundation” for extending to us a kind invitation on the occasion…

The Quest for Orthodox–Assyrian Alliance

Spring 2018 George Alexander – OCP News Service- (Dept. of Church Research and Studies – Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE) – 26/1/18 Introduction To be frank, any kind of Orthodox – Assyrian Church alliance seems to be a distant dream. However, it is always good to keep our hopes high and keep praying for the distant dream….

Patriarchal Proclamation of Christmas 2017

Prot. No. 1123 PATRIARCHAL PROCLAMATION FOR CHRISTMAS Bartholomew By God’s Mercy Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch To the Plenitude of the Church Grace, Mercy and Peace from the Savior Christ Born in Bethlehem Beloved brothers and sisters in Christ, dear children, By the grace of God, we are once again deemed worthy to…

JERUSALEM IN JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY

Winter 2018 Ecumenical Patriarchate-IJCIC: Celebrating 40 Years of Dialogue (Jerusalem, December 5, 2017) Address By His All-Holiness Bartholomew Your Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem, Eminences, Excellencies, Distinguished participants, Dear friends, It is an honor to address this historic conference in which we celebrate forty years of dialogue between Orthodoxy and Judaism. We congratulate His Eminence…

2017 – Islamic Solidarity Year: Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue

Winter 2018 (Baku, December 21, 2017) Message of His All-Holiness Bartholomew Delivered by His Eminence Metropolitan Emmanuel of France On behalf of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, we would like to congratulate you on the occasion of the International Conference entitled: “2017 – Islamic Solidarity Year: Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue”. We would especially like to thank His…

The Nativity of Christ

Winter 2018 December 25, 2017 The Nativity of Christ Light of Light, Brightness of the Father, You have made the whole creation shine with joy! (Hymn of Vespers of the Feast) To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish Councils of the…

Archpastoral Message of Metropolitan Tikhon

Winter 2018 Primate of Orthodox Church in America Christ is born! Glorify Him! My beloved Brethren and Blessed Children in the Lord, As we come to the end of the civil year, we reflect back on a period in which tragedy, acts of terrorism, shootings in public spaces, political confusion, and sexual misconduct allegations dominate…

Orthodox Evangelism

Fall 2017 article on Orthodox Evangelism. Click here to read full article

RECONCILIATION

T.A. McMahon The Berean Call, December 1, 2017 (Editor’s Note: During this Christmas Season, we present this beautiful article written by a prominent Protestant thinker and writer, Rev. T.A. McMahon, Executive Editor of The Berean Call. The following article is doctrinally sound and Orthodox within the scope of The Voice of Orthodoxy according to our assessment,…

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