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The Editors

Happy New Year! Most Popular Articles in 2019! (1/1/20)

Thanks Be to God and to Many of You (1/1/20)

Editorial: The “Morality” of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese? (1/4/20)

Editorial: Rod Dreher’s Limited (and Theologically Meaningless) Vocabulary (1/10/20)

Orthodoxy in Dialogue on Abortion (1/11/20)

On Josiah Trenham: Why the Deafening Silence from Metropolitan Joseph? (1/17/20)

Triodion & Pentecostarion 2020 (1/21/20)

Orthodoxy in Dialogue Needs a New Computer! (2/2/20)

Englewood Sure Knows How to Pick ‘Em: Antiochian Priest Feeds His Family by Bashing “Trannies, Homos, and Wife-Swappers” from the Safety of His Russian Hideaway (2/3/20)

“Temporarily” Thrown off Facebook? (2/7/20)

Half a Million Thanks! (And Other Things) (2/10/20)

Comments: A Test (2/11/20)

We’re Back on Patreon! (2/11/20)

Does Archbishop Elpidophoros Really Allow Non-Orthodox Spouses to Receive Communion? (3/7/20)

In Memory of Eric (3/13/20)

Liturgy, Eucharist, and Coronavirus: Having Your Say (3/13/20)

Preparing Our Paschal Feast during Quarantine (4/18/20)

Opportunities for Giving Tuesday (5/5/20)

Memory Eternal: Archpriest Paul Lazor (5/9/20)

Anglican Church and Same-Sex Marriage

— An Invitation to Dialogue

Anglicanism, Christian Unity, and Same-Sex Love: Responding to Catherine Sider Hamilton and Ephraim Radner (2/4/20) 

Building Community (2/24/20)

Book Reviews

— Call for Book Summaries and Reviews

That All Shall Be Saved: Heaven, Hell, and Universal Salvation by David Bentley Hart (Giacomo Sanfilippo)

Writing Straight with Crooked Lines: A Memoir by Jim Forest (Monica Spoor)

Book Summaries

— Call for Book Summaries and Reviews

Bridging Voices

— Call for Responses

Father John Whiteford’s Appalling Ignorance and Pastoral Malfeasance (Giacomo Sanfilippo)

The Joy of Same-Sex Love (Giacomo Sanfilippo)

Coptic Series

 On Adoption and the Unity of Believers in the Body of Christ (Matthew the Poor, trans. Andrew Abdelmalek)

— Eastern & Oriental Orthodox Conference to Be Held in Toronto (Ramez Rizkalla)

 Anba Epiphanius the Neo-Hieromartyr (Ramez Rizkalla)

 The “Manufacturing” of Saints: Addendum to Anba Epiphanius the Neo-Hieromartyr (Ramez Rizkalla)

— ReviewA Silent Patriarch: Kyrillos VI, Life and Legacy (Bavly Kost)

Open Statement against the Coptic Church’s Position on the LGBTQI+ Community (Progressive Copts)

A Coptic Overview of St. Augustine’s “Retractions” (Daniel Michalski) 

Coronavirus / Faith in a Time of Pandemic

Call for Articles

COVID-19: Pastoral Message on Faith and Eucharistic Communion (2/29/20)

Liturgy, Eucharist, and Coronavirus: Having Your Say (3/13/20)

Ecumenical Patriarch’s Message Regarding COVID-19 (3/19/20)

Lenten Reflection: Keeping Lent During a Pandemic in the Electronic Era (3/25/20)

Lenten Reflection: The Law of Love (3/26/20)

COVID-19: Who Is to Blame for this Crisis? (3/27/20)

Lenten Reflection: An Exhortation on the Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt (4/5/20)

Young, LGBTQ, and Stuck at Home (4/7/20)

Lenten Reflection: How Can We Always Rejoice in the Lord? (4/12/20)

Georgian Orthodox Church’s Impending Paschal Nightmare (4/17/20)

Preparing Our Paschal Feast during Quarantine (4/18/20)

The Long Procession (4/19/20)

Open Letter from the Closet (4/20/20)

God’s Presence in Our Absence from Church (5/22/20)

Josiah Trenham and “Civil Disobedience” (5/26/20)

Faith and the Arts

 Call for Articles

Review: J.E.S.U.S.A. (Andrew Klager)

Review: Circus of Books (Lydia Bringerud)

Crime Fiction and the Gospel (Alexandra de Moffarts)

Faith and Politics

Freedom of Religion…for Whom? (Archbishop Lazar [Puhalo])

In Case You Missed It (Archives by Month)

January 2020

February 2020

March 2020

April 2020

May 2020

Josiah Trenham: The Scandal

Editorial: The “Morality” of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese? (1/4/20)

An Open Letter to Metropolitan Joseph: Stop. Trenham. Now. (1/12/20)

On Josiah Trenham: Why the Deafening Silence from Metropolitan Joseph? (1/17/20)

Leaked: Secret Directive to the Clergy of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese (1/17/20)

On Father Josiah Trenham: Open Letter to Metropolitan Joseph (1/28/20)

Suddenly I’m Afraid (1/31/20)

Open Letter to Metropolitan Joseph: Brad Trenham Still Ruining Lives (2/1/20)

On Josiah Trenham: Open Letter to Patriarch John of Antioch (2/12/20)

On Josiah Trenham: Last & Final Email to Englewood (2/13/20)

The Sunday of Forgiveness Approaches…and Still We Wait (2/27/20)

“You Are Not Worthy. Not Now. Not Ever.” Some Positive Movement on the Josiah Trenham File (4/5/20)

Faith in a Time of Pandemic: Josiah Trenham and “Civil Disobedience” (5/26/20)

Lenten Reflections 2020

Triodion & Pentecostarion 2020 

Lenten Reflections: An Invitation to Write 

Our Lenten Ascent (Keith Ruckhaus)

Keeping Lent During a Pandemic in the Electronic Era (Giacomo Sanfilippo)

The Law of Love (Monica Spoor)

A Time for Spiritual Struggle & Spiritual Joy (Hieromonk Seraphim [Aldea])

An Exhortation on the Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt (Archpriest Isaac Skidmore)

The Hopelessness of Holy Week (Daniel Nicholas)

How Can We Always Rejoice in the Lord? (Priest James Graham)

The Long Procession (Helen Coats)

Sexuality and Gender

 Pastoring LGBTQ Individuals in the Orthodox Church: Public Statement (1/2/20)

Theological and Philosophical Dissonance in Theories of Pastoral Care with LGBTQ+ Identifying Persons: A Response to Father Aaron Warwick (1/4/20)

Editorial: The “Morality” of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese? (1/4/20)

In Support of Father Aaron Warwick: Open Letter to Metropolitan Joseph (1/6/20)

Archbishop Lazar (Puhalo): I Support Father Aaron Warwick (1/6/20)

Orthodoxy in Dialogue’s Secret Directory of LGBTQ-Accepting Orthodox Priests (1/9/20) 

Editorial: Rod Dreher’s Limited (and Theologically Meaningless) Vocabulary (1/10/20)

Orthodoxy in Dialogue on Abortion (1/11/20)

Father John Whiteford’s Appalling Ignorance and Pastoral Malfeasance (1/11/20)

Open Letter to Father Aaron Warwick: A Good Man Taken in by Homosexualist Rhetoric (1/12/20)

From the Netherlands: Responding to Father Aaron Warwick and Father Seraphim Holland (1/12/20)

An Open Letter to Metropolitan Joseph: Stop. Trenham. Now. (1/12/20)

Open Statement against the Coptic Church’s Position on the LGBTQI+ Community (1/16/20)

The Church, Homosexuality, and Personal Experience (1/16/20)

On Josiah Trenham: Why the Deafening Silence from Metropolitan Joseph? (1/17/20)

Leaked: Secret Directive to the Clergy of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese (1/17/20)

Same-Sex Marriage Reduces Suicide Rates (1/19/20)

The Joy of Same-Sex Love (1/19/20)

Father Pavel Florensky: Readings on His Birthday (1/22/20)

A Bed Undefiled: Conclusion (1/30/20)

Suddenly I’m Afraid (1/31/20)

Englewood Sure Knows How to Pick ‘Em: Antiochian Priest Feeds His Family by Bashing “Trannies, Homos, and Wife-Swappers” from the Safety of His Russian Hideaway (2/3/20)

Anglicanism, Christian Unity, and Same-Sex Love: Responding to Catherine Sider Hamilton and Ephraim Radner (2/4/20) 

Giacomo Sanfilippo’s Unholy Vendetta against Faithful Orthodox Priests and Teachers (2/10/20)

The LGBT Movement: Demonic, Marxist, and Freudian (2/12/20)

Roman Catholic Diocese Declares Open Warfare on Transgender Children & Teens (2/14/20)

The Sunday of Forgiveness Approaches…and Still We Wait (2/27/20)

In Memory of Eric (3/13/20)

Young, LGBTQ, and Stuck at Home (4/7/20)

Open Letter from the Closet (4/20/20)

Review: Circus of Books (4/27/20)

Ukraine

Russia to Escalate Fight against Ukrainian Autocephaly in 2020 (1/6/20)

600 Parishes Leave Moscow Patriarchate for Autocephalous Ukrainian Church (1/9/20)

Muscovite Schism Further Isolates Church of Russia (2//22/20)

Ukrainian Churches in the Canadian Prairies (2/23/20)

Press Release: The Amman Fraternal Familial Gathering of the Orthodox Primates and Delegates (2/27/20)

Patriarch Irinej of Serbia: Kremlin-Moscow Patriarchate Imperialism, Geopolitical Violence, Schismatic Activities a “Gift from God” (3/1/20)

Moscow’s “Third Rome” Pretensions Fail in Amman (3/3/20)

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Responds to Moscow-Jerusalem Rebellion (3/4/20)

ROCOR Communities Transfer Allegiance to Ecumenical Patriarchate (3/10/20)

Videos

— Call for Videos!

COVID-19: Who Is to Blame for this Crisis? (Hieromonk Seraphim [Aldea])

 Lenten Reflection: A Time for Spiritual Struggle & Spiritual Joy (Hieromonk Seraphim [Aldea])

J.E.S.U.S.A.: A Special Offer for Orthodoxy in Dialogue Readers (Kevin Miller)

Russia’s New War Cathedral Glorifies Stalin, Putin, and the 2014 Theft of Crimea from Ukraine (Moscow Times)

Racism: Silence Is Not an Option (Hieromonk Seraphim [Aldea])

Warwick Files

— Pastoring LGBTQ Individuals in the Orthodox Church (Priest Aaron Warwick)

Letters to the Editors (12/23/19 ~ 1/4/20)

— Continuing the Conversation: A Response to Father Aaron Warwick (An American LGBTQ Christian)

Public Statement (Priest Aaron Warwick)

Theological and Philosophical Dissonance in Theories of Pastoral Care with LGBTQ+ Identifying Persons: A Response to Father Aaron Warwick (Joshua Rainwater)

Editorial: The “Morality” of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese? 

In Support of Father Aaron Warwick: Open Letter to Metropolitan Joseph (Deacon Gary and Melissa Braun)

I Support Father Aaron Warwick (Archbishop Lazar [Puhalo])

Editorial: Rod Dreher’s Limited (and Theologically Meaningless) Vocabulary (1/10/20)

Father John Whiteford’s Appalling Ignorance and Pastoral Malfeasance (Giacomo Sanfilippo)

A Good Man Taken in by Homosexualist Rhetoric (Priest Seraphim Holland)

From the Netherlands: Responding to Father Aaron Warwick and Father Seraphim Holland (Monica Spoor)

On Josiah Trenham: Why the Deafening Silence from Metropolitan Joseph? (1/17/20)

Leaked: Secret Directive to the Clergy of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese (1/17/20)

The Joy of Same-Sex Love (Giacomo Sanfilippo)

White Supremacy and Racism

The Silence of the Bishops: White Supremacist Terrorism and American Orthodoxy (3/10/20)

In Solidarity with Our African-American Brothers and Sisters (5/29/20)

Where Are You, Bishops? (5/31/20)

An Inside Look at the Protests (5/31/20)

The Death of George Floyd and Its Aftermath (6/1/20)

Racism: Silence Is Not an Option (6/3/20)

Archbishop Elpidophoros Marches! (6/3/20)

Boycott Pascha Press (6/3/20)

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(Aldea), Hieromonk Seraphim

COVID-19: Who Is to Blame for this Crisis? (3/27/20)

Lenten Reflection: A Time for Spiritual Struggle & Spiritual Joy (3/29/20)

Racism: Silence Is Not an Option (6/3/20)

Andrews, Bishop Stephen

Building Community (2/24/20)

Apiarius, Ioannes

Giacomo Sanfilippo’s Unholy Vendetta against Faithful Orthodox Priests and Teachers (2/10/20)

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Bogdanovski, Andreja

One Thing Unites Constantinople and Moscow: Montenegro (1/8/20)

Bowen, Meghan

Faith in a Time of Pandemic: God’s Presence in Our Absence from Church (5/22/20)

Braun, Gary and Melissa

In Support of Father Aaron Warwick: Open Letter to Metropolitan Joseph (1/6/20)

Bringerud, Lydia

Review: Circus of Books (4/27/20)

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Chater, James

Orthodoxy: The Brexit Church? (1/10/20)

Chrysostom, John

Catechetical Homily (4/18/20)

Coats, Helen

The Long Procession (4/19/20)

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Daniel, Patriarch of Romania

COVID-19: Pastoral Message on Faith and Eucharistic Communion (2/29/20)

Daniel, Ben

Open Letter to Metropolitan Joseph: Brad Trenham Still Ruining Lives (2/1/20)

de Moffarts, Alexandra

Crime Fiction and the Gospel (5/28/20)

Dreher, Rod

Giacomo Sanfilippo: A Bitchy Queen (1/9/20)

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Ecumenical Patriarchate

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Responds to Moscow-Jerusalem Rebellion (3/4/20)

Archbishop Elpidophoros Announces the Creation of a New Vicariate in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese (3/10/20)

Message Regarding COVID-19 (3/19/20)

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Ford, David

The LGBT Movement: Demonic, Marxist, and Freudian (2/12/20)

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Graham, James

Lenten Reflection: How Can We Always Rejoice in the Lord? (4/12/20)

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Holland, Seraphim

Open Letter to Father Aaron Warwick: A Good Man Taken in by Homosexualist Rhetoric (1/12/20)

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Iliff, Eric J.

In Memory of Eric (3/13/20)

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Jerusalem, Patriarchate of

Press Release: The Amman Fraternal Familial Gathering of the Orthodox Primates and Delegates (2/27/20)

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Kalmoukos, Theodore

Bloggers to Be Sued on Behalf of Greek Orthodox Archdiocese (2/14/20)

Karelska, Khrystyna 

Russia to Escalate Fight against Ukrainian Autocephaly in 2020 (1/6/20)

Klager, Andrew

Review: J.E.S.U.S.A. (4/22/20)

Kovalska, Areta

Ukrainian Churches in the Canadian Prairies (2/23/20)

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(Lambriniadis), Archbishop Elpidophoros 

Archbishop Elpidophoros Marches! (6/3/20)

Lomsadze, Giorgi 

Georgian Orthodox Church’s Impending Paschal Nightmare (4/17/20)

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Michalski, Daniel

A Coptic Overview of St. Augustine’s “Retractions” (1/18/20) 

Miller, Kevin

J.E.S.U.S.A.: A Special Offer for Orthodoxy in Dialogue Readers (4/24/20)

Moscow Times

Russia’s New War Cathedral Glorifies Stalin, Putin, and the 2014 Theft of Crimea from Ukraine (4/26/20)

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Nicholas, Daniel

On Father Josiah Trenham: Open Letter to Metropolitan Joseph (1/28/20)

After Tradition: Choosing the Life of the Spirit over Lifeless Conformism (2/6/20)

Lenten Reflection: The Hopelessness of Holy Week (4/10/20)

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Orthodox World

The Government of Greece Funds the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America? (1/14/20)

Ostrowski, Jan Michael

Faith in a Time of Pandemic: Josiah Trenham and “Civil Disobedience” (5/26/20)

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Pappas Post

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America: OK for Non-Orthodox Christian Spouses to Receive Communion (3/7/20)

Porumb, Razvan

Assaulted by Joy: Nicolae Steinhardt (1912-1989) (6/4/20)

Princeton University

The Icons of Mount Sinai Online (2/24/20)

Progressive Copts

Open Statement against the Coptic Church’s Position on the LGBTQI+ Community (1/16/20)

(Puhalo), Archbishop Lazar

I Support Father Aaron Warwick (1/6/20)

Freedom of Religion…for Whom? (1/26/20)

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— R —

RAICES

Angels Unawares: A Reflection on 2019 (1/27/20)

Rainwater, Joshua

Theological and Philosophical Dissonance in Theories of Pastoral Care with LGBTQ+ Identifying Persons: A Response to Father Aaron Warwick (1/4/20)

Rauser, Randal

The Church, Homosexuality, and Personal Experience (1/16/20)

Ruckhaus, Keith

Lenten Reflection: Our Lenten Ascent (2/1/20)

Ryan, Jonathan D.

Angels Unawares: A Reflection on 2019 (1/27/20)

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Sanfilippo, Giacomo

Dying, and Behold We Live (1/2/20)

Father John Whiteford’s Appalling Ignorance and Pastoral Malfeasance (1/11/20)

The Joy of Same-Sex Love (1/19/20)

Father Pavel Florensky: Readings on His Birthday (1/22/20)

Review: That All Shall Be Saved: Heaven, Hell, and Universal Salvation (1/25/20)

A Bed Undefiled: Conclusion (1/30/20)

Suddenly I’m Afraid (1/31/20)

Anglicanism, Christian Unity, and Same-Sex Love: Responding to Catherine Sider Hamilton and Ephraim Radner (2/4/20) 

Lenten Reflection: Keeping Lent During a Pandemic in the Electronic Era (3/25/20)

Young, LGBTQ, and Stuck at Home (4/7/20)

Savage, Rachel

Same-Sex Marriage Reduces Suicide Rates (1/19/20)

Schmemann, Serge

Juliana Schmemann, My Mother (1/29/20)

Skidmore, Isaac

Lenten Reflection: An Exhortation on the Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt (4/5/20)

Spoor, Monica

From the Netherlands: Responding to Father Aaron Warwick and Father Seraphim Holland (1/12/20)

Lenten Reflection: The Law of Love (3/26/20)

Review: Writing Straight with Crooked Lines: A Memoir (5/30/20)

SVS Press & Bookstore

20% Off SVS Press Books & Music until Theophany (1/1/20)

(Symeonides), Metropolitan Nathanael

The Death of George Floyd and Its Aftermath (6/1/20)

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T, Maria

An Inside Look at the Protests (5/31/20)

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Umland, Andreas 

Russia to Escalate Fight against Ukrainian Autocephaly in 2020 (1/6/20)

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Voice of Concerned Orthodox Christians

Immediate Calls for Archbishop Elpidophoros’ Resignation (2/20/20)

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Warwick, Aaron

 Pastoring LGBTQ Individuals in the Orthodox Church: Public Statement (1/2/20)

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