Many Protestants rebuke Catholics and Orthodox for calling priests Father. But this practice is biblical, and supported by centuries of Holy Tradition.
Many Orthodox Christians wonder if they can be cremated after their death. The Church firmly condemns cremation and its treatment of the body.
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 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 Orthodox perspective on organ donation by exploring Scripture, the writings of the early Fathers, and contemporary theology.