In this post, we explore the Orthodox Church’s teachings about tattoos and body piercings.
Have you ever wondered why Orthodox Christians don’t always celebrate Pascha on the same day as everyone else? There are many urban legends within Orthodoxy as to why this is. In this post, we explain the real reason we celebrate Pascha later than the rest of Christianity. Buckle up – this gets interesting!
In this post, we explain why Orthodox Christians pray facing East whenever possible, and where we get this tradition from.
So what is actually required if you want to be married in the Orthodox Church, and what is just cultural tradition? Let’s take a look at the guidelines and requirements the Church has in place.
Many Protestants rebuke Catholics and Orthodox for calling priests Father. But this practice is biblical, and supported by centuries of Holy Tradition.
The Orthodox Church ascribes the title of “Saint” to anyone who has lived and died in Christ throughout history. But why do we “pray to” them?
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?