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06/13/2018 11:22 PM
Newly Baptized Orthodox King is a Dedicated Servant to His People

The newly-baptized Orthodox King David, His Majesty King Tchiffi Zae Jean-Gervais of the Krou chieftains in Côte d’Ivoire, the founder of the United Kingdoms of Africa, has long been a servant to his and all African people, dedicating his life toward serving the common interest of the people of Africa. King Tchiffi Zae Jean Gervais […]

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06/01/2018 02:57 PM
Crazy Busy! We need your help today

Friends, JTO is busy. Crazy busy! This is good, as it shows that all your work and the work of others is bearing serious fruit, and driving inquirers to contact us, but we can’t pick it up from here without your help. We need you to make a donation today. This year has been the […]

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05/23/2018 06:03 PM
“Japan Made Me Orthodox”

Eleonora Borisovna Sablina is an historian, teacher, candidate of historical sciences, researcher of Japanese Orthodoxy, and the author of a book on St. Nicholas of Japan.   —Eleonora Borisovna, you have been living and teaching in Japan for many years. Tell us, please, how you arrived in the Land of the Rising Sun? Where do you […]

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05/09/2018 11:01 AM
Father Moses Berry: From Hippie Bad-Boy Cool-Cat to Orthodox Priest

by Irene Archos You wouldn’t suspect that the jovial Orthodox priest who carries the gold chalise with such reverence from behind the iconostasis of “Mother of Unexpected Joy” church was once a drug dealing, rambling hippie and coffee-house owner with his own underground band, not to mention an illegitimate descendent of Nathaniel Boone, the son […]

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04/27/2018 02:04 PM
New Orthodox Academy Opening Fall 2018: Enrollment is Open

Some of you may know about the new GreatMartyr Euphemia Orthodox Theological Academy which opens in the Fall of 2018. What you may not know is what separates us from other schools, and why it is worth it for you to have a closer look. If you’re wanting more thorough and practical apologetics information, want […]

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04/25/2018 05:47 PM
Another 1,000 Children Baptized by Patriarch Ilia of Georgia

He’s going for the record, I think. The Georgian people have again expressed their great love of and trust in His Holiness Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of Georgia, bringing more than 1,000 children to be baptized and become the primate’s Godchildren in a mass ceremony. Photo: patriarchate.ge   This 53rd such mass Baptism took place on […]

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04/19/2018 02:55 PM
First Divine Liturgy Celebrated in Al-Zabadani in Six Years

Good News is our business! The first Divine services in six years were recently celebrated in the Church of the Dormition in the town of Al-Zabadani. Peace has begun to reign to the west of Damascus following the military operation that forced terrorists to leave the Wadi Barada valley. The restoration of a peaceful way […]

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04/18/2018 08:48 PM
From 30 years Mormon to Forever Orthodox

by Isaac Bell I was raised Mormon, as was Rachel, my wife. Early in our marriage we had a stillborn son. Our bishop called us into his office to tell us that God had not yet revealed the point at which a fetus becomes alive and the church therefore does not consider our son to […]

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04/17/2018 01:44 PM
The Orthodox Church Strikes Back

Relentless Resurrection. When the Orthodox Church ‘strikes back’, it does so relentlessly, and with resurrection. The Resurrection of Christ. Christ is Risen! ?

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04/13/2018 02:52 PM
Orthodox Church in Harbin, China Reopens as an Orthodox Church

An Eastern Orthodox Church reopened for worship on Saturday in Harbin, the icy city in Northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province about 600 kilometers from the Russian border. For Orthodox Christmas in January, worshippers had borrowed a nearby Catholic church. But on Saturday, a congregation of about 100 flocked to the Protection (Pokrov) of the Theotokos Church to worship […]

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