So what are the actual requirements for a wedding in the Orthodox Church, and what is just cultural tradition? Learn about them in this post!
Eastern Orthodox Christians continue to use leavened bread for Holy Communion. But why does use leaven, when it seems to symbolize sin?
Despite what many Protestant Christians believe, Holy Scripture does support the Traditional belief that Mary always remained a virgin.
In this post, we explore the Orthodox Church’s teachings about tattoos and body piercings.
Many legends try to explain why the Orthodox don’t always celebrate Pascha when everyone else does. We’ll tell you the real reason.
In this post, we explain why Orthodox Christians pray facing East whenever possible, and where we get this tradition from.
Many Protestants rebuke Catholics and Orthodox for calling priests Father. But this practice is biblical, and supported by centuries of Holy Tradition.
Many reject the Orthodox praying to saints. In this post, we explain why we pray to saints and the role it plays in our spiritual lives.
In this post, we explain the conciliar governance structure of the Orthodox Church, as well as the hierarchy within the Church.
The Virgin Mary plays an important role in our salvation. We sing and pray to her during services. But do the Orthodox really “worship” the Virgin Mary?