Eastern Christians believe both the Spirit and the Son have their origin in the Father.
." This "Scripture alone" doctrine held by Protestant faiths asserts that the Word of God alone can be clearly understood and interpreted by the individual believer and is sufficient on its own to be the final authority in Christian doctrine.
Greek celebrates every name day, so be sure to check back on this page to find who has the name day every day!
The word orthodox means "right believing" and was adopted to signify the true religion that faithfully followed the beliefs and practices defined by the first seven ecumenical councils (dating back to the first ten centuries).
A group of bishops who had left their sees in Russia gathered in Sremski-Karlovci, (now in Serbia), and adopted a clearly political monarchist stand.We’ve also listed out the dates for Greek Easter for the next decade so you can start planning dinner now!According to Greek Orthodox tradition, nearly every day of the year is dedicated to some Christian saint or martyr.The Russian Orthodox church was further weakened in 1922, when the formally expressed his “loyalty” to the Soviet government and henceforth refrained from criticizing the state in any way.This attitude of loyalty, however, provoked more divisions in the church itself: inside Russia, a number of faithful opposed Sergius, and abroad, the Russian metropolitans of policies toward religion, Russian Orthodoxy underwent a resurrection; a new patriarch was elected, theological schools were opened, and thousands of churches began to function.