by Alicja Curanović | български | ελληνικά | Română | Русский | Српски Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, experts have been scrupulously analyzing the Russian Orthodox Church’s (ROC) reaction to the conflict. Its support for the Kremlin triggered comments about the Church being a state-controlled ideology entrepreneur which has confused Christian values with imperial geopolitics….Continue reading
The Crisis in Tigray: Orthodox Christians’ Hope and Demise
by Alexandra Sellassie Antohin | български | ქართული | ελληνικά | Română | Русский | Српски Since the eruption of hostilities in November 2020 between federal and regional forces in Tigray, Ethiopia’s northern state bordering Eritrea, two major dimensions of the crisis have been at odds with each other. There is the armed conflict and…Continue reading
The War on Drugs and Systemic Racism
Why Christians Should Care
by Rico Monge | Ελληνικά The “War on Drugs” has been a bi-partisan effort spanning several decades that is one of the key components of “systemic racism” and anti-blackness in the United States and elsewhere. The roots of the War on Drugs lie in Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s administration and the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937,…Continue reading
How Sacred Is Sacred Art?
by S.P. Bachelder | Ελληνικά As an artist, and an Anglican Catholic, I read with particular attention Addison Hart’s letter on the comments of Shaun King asking for the destruction of white Jesus. One must ask then, should sacred art be sacred? Protected from the accidents of history? Or all art? And who decides what is…Continue reading