Monthly Archives: January 2014

Who is Godless Now? The name may surprise you.


0, 2014 Leave a comment Moscow — At the height of the Cold War, it was common for American conservatives to label the officially atheist Soviet Union a “godless nation.” More than two decades on, history has come full circle, … Continue reading

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Government giving a surplus back to its citizens is almost unheard of….


Walker has defied unions, balanced the budget and cut taxes (photo: REUTERS). (Somehow, this story has not been picked up by the US media. It took an English News Agency to tell. Government giving a surplus back to its citizens … Continue reading

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Church ‘slaughter’ during service : Americans can not really understand this.


Nigerian bishop tells of church ‘slaughter’ in Adamawa A security offensive to combat Boko Haram’s insurgency has been unable to put a stop to the violence Continue reading the main story The BBC: Nigeria under attack A senior cleric has … Continue reading

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Some history not yet settled: The “Turkish” genocide of WW1 still rages.


AINA News Assyrians, Turks in Swedish Municipality on Opposite Ends Regarding Genocide Memorial Posted 2014-01-26 21:51 GMT Stockholm (AINA) — Tensions are rising in the Swedish municipality of Botkyrka, south of Stockholm, as Assyrian groups push for a memorial site … Continue reading

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What happens in a nation after much violence and hatred.


Secular South Africa? January 25, 2014        Another find by Fr. Smuts. Many Thanks.          Fr. Orthohippo The Christian Century: Twenty years ago, in 1994, democracy finally came to South Africa, the wealthiest and most powerful nation of sub-Saharan Africa. Most South Africans … Continue reading

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The Ministry of an Orthodox Army Chaplain


The Ministry of an Orthodox Army Chaplain January 23, 2014 Have Icon, Will Travel: At 11:20 p.m. on April 3, 2010, a loud explosion broke the night silence around the main chapel on Bagram Air Field (BAF) in Afghanistan. I was … Continue reading

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Must not use the word “GOD” in your service? Some Christians, under criminal charges, can’t.


Malaysia’s God problem erupts, tarnishing moderate image Original article By Stuart Grudgings 5 hours ago     . View gallery A priest and altar boys walk down the aisle after prayers were conducted during a mass service inside … By Stuart … Continue reading

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Does Christianity need Liturgy?


Here is an age old argument which divides Christians, Protestants and Sacramental liturgies alike. Entire article Posted on Sunday, 19 January, 2014 The question has been in my mind since I read Mosebach’s book and gave some general comments in … Continue reading

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Church Calendar celebrates Stalin’s life


A Church calendar for 2014 commemorating Stalin by Michael Bourdeaux Достоинство ONE of the best-known publishing houses of the Russian Orthodox Church, Sergiev Posad, located at the historic Holy Trinity monastery, near Moscow, has printed a calendar for 2014 commemorating … Continue reading

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Boston’s Cardinal Sean O’Malley surprised many people when he asked Rev. Anne Robertson, a pastor in the United Methodist Church, to anoint his forehead with consecrated water


The Photo Of Rev Anne Robertson And Cardinal Sean O’Malley That Sent Shock Waves Through The Internet (And Church) Thank you to Fr. Smuts for finding this. January 17, 2014 Rev. Anne Robertson was the only female clergy member to assist … Continue reading

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