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  1. mike

    Minority religion temple shot

    It seems patriotic defenders against the cultural invasion are doing their job. http://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/225403542-story
  2. mike

    There are 70% of Catholics in Russia, not Orthodox as it's commonly thought

    69% of Russians believe in  filioque  and other interesting statistics. http://lodka.sreda.org/issledovanie-sredy-raz-dva-tri/
  3. mike

    Not being able to report posts

    Not sure it's a bug or a courtesy from the mods of which they forgot to inform me about, though.
  4. mike

    Good Polish auction website ads

    No, not the one that a few days ago became popular (it's not bad either),  their other project. Basically, feature shorts based on Polish legends in sci-fi or fantasy convention: The Dragon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1J_Y12RqeLM Twardowsky: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRdYz8cnOW4...
  5. mike

    Curses, magic, numerology, Harry Potter, and Orthodoxy

    Old curse was broken when the Cathedral of Christ the Savior was built in Moscow http://www.interfax-religion.com/?act=news&div=13457 That's weird even for Interfax.
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    Please, pray for Matthew and  Catherine (both Orthodox) who got married today.
  7. mike


    http://www.pravoslavie.ru/english/98552.htm I guess UOC-UsA is fine with their churches being taken over.
  8. mike

    Another one watchgate

    Yet Another Scandal for Russia's Orthodox Church as Clergyman Is Spotted Wearing $40K Rolex https://globalvoices.org/2016/10/28/yet-another-scandal-for-russias-orthodox-church-as-clergyman-is-spotted-wearing-40k-rolex/
  9. mike

    KP priest chokes a random baby in Walmart

    KP priests in Murica are the best of the best, for sure. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3854296/Former-Orthodox-Church-pastor-arrested-CHOKING-four-month-old-girl-Walmart.html
  10. mike

    A monk and a devil

    Tragicomedy, full version, decent quality. Not bad but not extraordinary either. some funny moments, some moralizing moments (the worse parts), bad special effects, a few obligatory jabs at the evil west. Watchable. 3,5/6 http://kinogo-hd.net/5168-monah-i-bes-2016.html
  11. mike

    Prayer Forum

    So does the alleged discussion ban in the Prayer Forum apply to the OP? Because it seems one can write all the false/slanderous/polemical nonsense and mask it a prayer request in the last line of the post and it will be completely fine. Only after someone wants to discuss it, it becomes...
  12. mike

    How can one "laicize" a monk/nun?

    I thought that, especially after stavrophore, you can't. Even Patriarch Philaret is referred as "Monk Philaret", not Mykhajlo Denysenko, by the Orthodox Church. Yet Antiochians are laicizing two nuns. so how is it supposed to work exactly? What is the point?
  13. mike

    What year is it?

    Wikipedia says that two weeks (or two days) ago year 7527 began. But a friend of mine claims it's wrong and it's 7524. Can anyone help? Preferably with Orthodox sources.
  14. mike

    Meanwhile in Holy Russia

    70% of pregnancies end in abortions in Russia - expert http://www.interfax-religion.com/?act=news&div=13262
  15. mike

    Not your typical relation from Athos

    This one is actually interesting: Inside Vladimir Putin’s Pilgrimage to the Holy Mountain http://time.com/4471864/vladimir-putin-pilgrimage-holy-mountain/