NBA’s Jonathan Isaac Seeks ‘Identity In God,’ Not Basketball

In recent years, professional athletes have become increasingly vocal about their political views. The murder of George Floyd marked a new era of politics in sports, with basketball and football players kneeling during the playing of the national anthem. Initially, a symbolic gesture against racism, taking the knee evolved into a collective action expected of […]

Top Diplomat Of Ecumenical Patriarchate Delves Into Catholic-Orthodox Relations

Official Portrait of Metropolitan Job of Pisidia. Photo Courtesy of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Despite coming to a conclusion just a month ago, the Synod on Synodality of the Catholic church continues to make headlines. Recently, Bishop Robert Barron expressed his “frank disagreement” with the synod’s report, which asserts that advances in the sciences require an evolution […]

Space Force Reservist Silenced Over Solzhenitsyn Speaks Out

Our nation celebrates Veterans Day — originally known as Armistice Day — each Nov. 11. It is a day set aside to honor the brave men and women who have served to protect freedom around the world and the American way of life at home against tyranny. In addition to school boards, the United States […]

Serbian Journalist Vladimir Veljkovic On The Ukraine War And Orthodoxy’s Future

  Since Russia launched an invasion of Ukraine in 2022, global media have focused on war atrocities and crimes against humanity. The faith dimension of this conflict has very often received less attention. Only a few scholars and researchers have a comprehensive understanding of the religious aspects of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. There are […]

9/11 Firefighter Tim Brown Talks About Loss, Healing And Faith

Monday marks the 22nd anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives in this deadliest terrorist attack ever on American soil. The tragic events of that day made it the Pearl Harbor of a generation. Seniors graduating from college earlier this year were born in 2001. Many of them may not […]

Orthodox Abbess Katherine Weston Talks About Faith And Racial Reconciliation

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Orthodox Christianity is often seen as an ethnocentric religion — reserved for Greeks and Russians. Few are aware of cultural and racial diversity within the Orthodox Church. However, Orthodox Christianity is gradually gaining interest among diverse ethnic groups around the world, including African Americans. Mother Katherine Weston, for example, became Orthodox in the late 1980s. […]

This Family Has Tattooed Christian Pilgrims For 28 Generations

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JERUSALEM — Razzouk Tattoo studio in Jerusalem’s Old City is most likely the oldest in the world. It is an iconic landmark, attracting tourists from all corners of the Earth, because the Razzouk family has been tattooing since the year 1300.  They began in Egypt, their homeland, tattooing crosses on Coptic Christians. Then 500 years […]