Friday, June 13, 2014
We interview Fr. John Perich, priest at St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church in Gradyville, Pennsylvania, about an upcoming event in which Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia will share his reflections on the fiftieth anniversary of the meeting between Pope Paul VI and Patriarch Athenagoras in Jerusalem.
Fr. John Strickland discusses the thirteenth-century popes Innocent III and Gregory IX, showing the close connection between their efforts to advance papal supremacy on the one hand and direct crusades against the Orthodox on the other. He also discusses the recent meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
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Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Why do the Orthodox use leavened bread in the Eucharist? Is there a significance that is missed in non-Orthodox churches by using unleavened bread? In this new episode of Worship in Sprit and Truth, Fr. Thomas Hopko speaks about the bread and the wine.
Bobby Maddex interviews Dr. David Frost, the principal and administrator of the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies, about a number of exciting developments at IOCS, including a new scholarship, a new PhD program, and an important addition to the institute's Distance Learning Program.