by Peter Cowling My pilgrimage to Orthodox Church has lasted seventy-seven years. It has been a process of slow evolution rather than a quick revolution. It has been a search for the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church. My first fifteen years were spent in Methodism, where I learned something of the Bible, and to […]
by Fr. Yohanes Bambang Cahyo Wicaksono I was born of the Islamic Family on May 15, 1958 in Mojokerto – East Java-Indonesia. As usual in the Islamic family, I was educated as a devoted person in the Islamic Religion by my parents. Because the Grace of God, in the year 1977, I converted to be […]
Very few are ever convinced of the truth of Orthodoxy simply by reading, just as very few ever become Christians simply by reading the Bible: Orthodoxy, like all true (orthodox) Christianity is not a book, it is a life.
One hundred and twenty Tanzanians in white wait to be received into the Holy Orthodox Church. Their odyssey has been a long one, beginning with the founding of the Orthodox Church in Tanzania almost fifty years ago, winding through the streams of African seekers, missionaries, and hierarchs to tributaries of local converts and clergy. Finally, […]
Chinese students living in Vladivostok increasingly convert to the Orthodox faith, undergo the sacrament of baptism and become regular parishioners of Vladivostok temples, informs ITERATES citing the press-service of the Vladivostok-Primers diocese The latest converts to Orthodoxy were two girls from Beijing. Together with baptismal crosses they received Orthodox names – Fatima and Hope. Fatima […]