Articles in the Other faiths category

Pope’s plan blocks our potential to reach union with God

Pope Francis has invited “everyone” to a global event—a godless global alliance that ignores God, and replaces the Gospel of Christ with that of Antichrist.

September 27, 2019 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis

The Pope’s “Launch of the Educational Alliance”, commented

The Pope has called for a global alliance event. We comment on his invitation.

September 27, 2019 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis

The Parish: An Evangelism Center

Read about the early efforts of Orthodox Witness to begin transforming our parishes into evangelism centers.

September 15, 2018 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis

Whatever shines is not always gold

The story of a Greek who went to Italy to study engineering at age 19, converted to Roman Catholicism, returned to the Orthodox Church, and became a priest.

September 15, 2018 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis

The Uniqueness of Our Faith

Our multi-culture world has created many religions which are being sewn together into a charming tapestry. Is the true Church a part of it? Absolutely not.

June 28, 2017 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis

Is “being good” good enough? Reading “Tuesdays with Morrie” by Mitch Albom

As Christians, we seek to always draw nearer to Christ. Do the Morries of the world, who fill us with their humanistic values, help us or lead us astrary?

April 20, 2017 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis

A Turk believes in Christ through Elder Ieronymos

How can we give testimony to our faith without compromising it, and at the same time not offend others? Elder Ieronymos (+1966) from Aegina shows us how.

April 20, 2017 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis

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Western Learning and Latin Influence in the Church — a talk by Fr. Seraphim Rose

How is Western schoolbook learning different from divine knowledge? Fr. Seraphim Rose talks about the theology of Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco.

January 20, 2017 by Orthodox Witness

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The Survival of the West Hangs by a Thread

A Muslim talks to Andreas Andrianopoulos about the Islamization of the world. The author explains how Westerners usually don’t understand what is happening.

November 30, 2015 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis

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Is GOARCH’s “PRAXIS” Magazine GOing New Age?

One would expect solid Orthodox material from an Orthodox Christian Department of Religious Education. Does the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese’s educational periodical dedicated to “Spiritual Disciplines” promote the New Age spirit expressed by Kyriakos Markides?

October 26, 2015 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis

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Orthodox Church: End Relations with Boy Scouts of America

Now that Boy Scouts of America has shown its true colors, the Orthodox Church should end relations with this synchretistic organization.

July 29, 2015 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis

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Charlie Hebdo: Freedom out of Bounds?

Charlie Hebdo: Has your right of expression gone too far? To joke, mock, caricature and satirize religious figures has boundaries of decency.

January 12, 2015 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis

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Is Reunification of Roman Catholic and Orthodox Churches Imminent?

With the ecumenical patriarch sacrificing almost everything for the sake of unity, the reunification of Roman Catholic and Orthodox Churches is Imminent, now more than ever.

November 24, 2014 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis

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Islam: Compatible with the Western World?

The west has still to learn its lesson that Islam is simply irreconcilable with western values.

September 9, 2014 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis

“WHO AM I TO JUDGE?” – An Orthodox Understanding of Pope Francis’ remark

What I read in Pope Francis’ remark on homosexuals is: Don’t judge someone who, being a homosexual, struggles with this “tendency” (his term).

August 17, 2013 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis