“It Has Only Started”

Russian Church continues adding Western Saints to its¬†Church Calendar At its March 9 session, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church decided to add St. Patrick, the Enlightener of Ireland, St. Alban the Protomartyr of Britain, St. Genevieve of Paris, and twelve other Western saints from the first millennium, before the West departed into […]

Catholic Church in Holy Land Plans Switch to Orthodox Calendar for Pascha (Easter)

Things that make you go “hmmmm.” The Catholic churches of the Holy Land plan to observe Easter according to the Orthodox calendar, the head of the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land has announced. The change could come as early as next year. Father Pierbattista Pizzabella explained that the change was prompted by a desire […]