Fr. Pavlos Stratigeas gives a primer on the tragic history of how the adoption of the Papist Calendar came to used in the Orthodox Christian world in 1924.
This program was recorded in the late 1980s when the heresy of heresies - Ecumenism - had not metastasized to the extent it has today, 17 years later (2015).
This program is in Greek with ENGLISH subtitles.
For further information regarding the reasons the Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church condemns use of the so-called "new" Papal Calendar see: http://www.hotca.org/orthodoxy/orthodox-awareness/203-the-calendar-question.
Iftar, refers to the evening meal when Muslims break their fast during the Islamic month of Ramadan. Iftar is one of the religious observances of Ramadan and is often done as a community, with people gathering to break their fast together. Iftar is done right after sunset.
We report the following unchanged as it was published:
"The leaders of the Armenian, Roman, Jewish and Syrian communities of Turkey sat around the fasting Iftar dinner in the Beyoglu district of Istanbul." Read more...
Jonesboro is a town located near the Eastern border of Arkansas, with a population of approximately 60,000. From a human standpoint, it’s not the most likely candidate for a traditional Orthodox mission, but for an Orthodox Christian who orders his priorities around Christ and His Church, it makes perfect sense. Read more...