Category Archives: Orthodoxy

Catacomb of Peter

Counting sheep – a catechism in the catacombs

I want to write about tombs, sheep and sea monsters… And yes, I know it sounds like the beginning of a bad joke. But in actuality, these things are related quite profoundly to each other. I want to draw your

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Yugoslavian refugees builds community in Telford

A history of the Serbian Orthodox Community of St Nicholas, Donnington, Telford Had it not been for the Second World War, Serbs would not have found their way to Shropshire and settled in the Donnington area of Telford. After the

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Holy Scripture in the Orthodox Church – the Septuagint

Introduction The Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible are part of God’s revelation to mankind.  The Orthodox Church claims that the author of the Old Testament is truly God Himself, but it recognises that it is equally the

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Madagascar Orthodox Church mission

I have been having the great good fortune to have a work assignment in Madagascar, which is the world’s fourth largest island, situated off the south-eastern coast of Africa and currently one of the poorest countries in that continent. The

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Orthodoxy in South Sudan?

A Brief Encounter…with Orthodox Christianity…in South Sudan. Perhaps. My Air Dubai flight took a last turn and steadied for its final descent towards the runway of Juba International Airport, the main landing point for South Sudan, still the world’s newest

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