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Faith Seeking Understanding The Theological Witness of Father Matthew Baker Introduction by Alexis Torrance St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, pp. 368, $28 Review by Richard J. Mammana Jr. The Fathers are ... Read More...

Russia in the West

Following the revolution, the Russians in Paris helped preserve the faith for later Orthodox generations, and they brought something to the West.

Quiet reforms: the Vatican and priestly marriage

Without announcement (and with almost as little notice), a Vatican reform was published in the official directory of the Holy See: it plain states that the Eastern churches in Communion with Rome may have a married presbyterate anywhere in the world they happen to be.

Lamentabili voce

Many, including myself, looked on with profound respect earlier this year when several Russian Orthodox monks from a monastery of the Kiev caves placed themselves between disgruntled Ukrainians and the government police in what appeared to be a peace protest. The politics of these gestures, however, were inevitably more complicated than met the eye.