"Orthodox" literally means right teaching or right worship. It is derived from two Greek words: orthos (right) and doxa (teaching or worship). As the early Church fought false teachings and division and struggled to remain true to the faith, it naturally came to be known as Orthodox. This category describes the Orthodox Church, her beliefs, worship, practices, jurisdictions and parishes, organization, schools, seminaries, monasteries, and history. Sites appear in this category, and all subcategories, regardless of their status with the canonical Orthodox Church in communion with the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople.
The Orthodox Christian Information Center
Articles for and about the Orthodox Church. Intended primarily for the Orthodox, but includes information for Western Christian inquirers. Features section on the dangers of ecumenism.
Studies of the Church Fathers, monastics, spirituality, and general Church history and theology. Current calendar with major Fathers, Saints, feasts, and services.
Photos of Orthodox elders, Fathers, relics, the Holy Land, monasteries and churches, miracles, icons and frescoes. Also includes articles on a variety of topics.
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