Ukrainian and Russian Orthodox Churches: A Comparison of Historical Tendencies (Bilingual PDF)

In the early 1990s I had some interesting discussions with a former dean of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Cathedral in Hamilton, dealing mainly with comparisons of the rituals and services in various national Orthodox Churches.

An Orthodox Response to the recent Roman Catholic Article “Response to Some Questions Regarding Certain Aspects of the Doctrine on the Church”

The recently published Vatican document, “Response to Some Questions Regarding Certain Aspects of the Doctrine on the Church,” has caused a fire storm of controversy.

Ukrainian Orthodoxy: Old Problems in the new Millenium (Ukrainian Only)

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An Ecclesiological Paradigm to the Problem of Terror and Violence in the Globalized World: An Orthodox Contribution

The events in New York after the terrorist attackon the World Trade Centre and the escalation of violence in the world of recent time have, once agairl focused Western societies to discuss the subjects of violence, terrorism, and war


Theocentricism is the cornerstone of ecolory. Orthodox theology of;Fers a Trinitarian view of creation that is engraved in Trinitarian ecclesiology. As God relates to nature, creation acquires an..otherness" of its existence. The theology of "otherness" of nature, in the context of trinitarian ecclesiology, places creation into ecclesiological "koinonia" with humankind and God.
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Canonical Territory of the Moscow Patriarchate

[n the Italian Jesuit magazine Civilta Cattolica in its March 16, 2005 edition, Cardinal Walter Kasper, President of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity, accused the Moscow Patriarchate of ecclesiological heresy by defining the canonical tenitory of the Moscow Patriarchate by using the principle of cultural and ethnic identities
The Rev. Fr. Michael MARANCHUK

On Monasticism ENG/UA

Today there is no Orthodox Church without monasteries. Monasticism is the heart and soul of the Church.
UOCC Descent Of The Holy Spirit Sobor

Monasticism – the perfect path to serving God and Theosis. ENG/UA

St. John Climacus teaches: “In this world when a king summons us to obedience, we leave everything aside and answer the call at once without delays or hanging back or excuses..."
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In the contemporary theological discourse, there is a constantly growing interest in the subject of Theodicy. As the discussion on the subject develops from the variety of theological perspectives, there are numerous approaches to identify this particular field.

Pastoral Letter on Suicide

As Orthodox Christians, we believe that life is a gift from God. The All-Holy and Life-Giving Trinity created all things and granted life to all living creatures.
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