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    Stop it, who cares?? Those Poles were for the major part Roman Catholic. It is better that those ultramontanist be destroyed by the armies of Lutheran Germany. After all Roman Catholics are the sons of the antichrist, worse than the Turks, all of them are nazist cooperators, et cetera. After...
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    Te Deum service in Romanian Orthodox cathedral ??

    http://www.basilica.ro/en/patriarchate-news/te_deum_in_the_patriarchal_cathedral__5956.html The Orthodox celebrate and sing the Te Deum?? Is this the same Te Deum as us, Catholics?
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    RC Saints who preached in Ukraine

    In 11 hours time I will be in Kraków. I should be going to sleep but I cannot fall asleep. I feel an urge for something, which I cannot name. I will remember you all at the grave of St.Jacek (Hyacinthus). Did you know that the of the first followers of St.Dominic, only St.Jacek was canonised...
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    The Patriarchate of Jerusalem broke off communion with the Romanian Patriarchate - RC POV

    Prawdziwie Zmartwychpowstał, jakoż przepowiedział, przez proroków zapowiedział, Alleluja, Alleluja, Alleluja! Na darmo żydzi kamień na grób wtłoczyli, Pan Zmartwychpowstał, nam niesie radość, Alleluja,Alleluja, Alleluja! So, who will resolve this conflict? The bishop of Rome, in virtue of His...
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    Orthodox teaching on concubinage

    Does Orthodox bless concubinage as a state between marriage and non-married life? Can a concubine participate in the Divine Liturgy or receive Holy Communion?
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    Hutsul and Ukrainian life in the past

    Axentowicz, Kołomyjka The feast day of the blessing of the waters in the Jordan Hutsul Hutsul funeral All the paintings above are by Teodor Axentowicz Gathering of men searching for work Kazimierz Alchimowicz Józef Chełmoński Pay day Cossack Memories of a journey through the Ukraine...
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    Rusyn and Gallician Greek-Catholic/Orthodox devotions in the 1800's

    I have been thinking about this lately. I have read about the devotions practiced by Galician Poles in the 1800's. I want to ask if these customs which were practiced by Roman Catholics here, were practiced by the Rusins. 1. 12 day fast before the feast of the Transfiguration 2. the existence...
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    Serbian-Croatian learning thread

    Is my post in Serbian-Croatian gramatically and orthographicaly correct? zasto ja zivim, moze li da moram pitati za kome, cime da zivim? Svakako mislim sto sve je govno, ... Nekada ja htjeo sam bih biti patrijota, a sada ja probam zivjeti nekako strojna bludnica. Haha, ja samo tvrde da ja sam...
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    prayers/advice with unrequitted love

    I can't get peace of mind... There is this woman I can not get out of my head, her name is Agata. She wants something from me. She has gone out of her way to be nice to me, albeit to this time she has treated horrendously for the four years I have known her. I know, I know she wants me but...
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    The use of non-Latin Catholic rites outside of their traditional geographic areas

    Split off from Eastern and Western Catholic Roll Call. I do not think that it is fortunate to see a Syriac mass in the USA... The Syriac Mass should be said in Syria not in the US.
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    Christmas Carols

    My favorite, Bóg się Rodzi, God is being born http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdyz6JDUbkk&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL Pasterze, mili, Dear Shepherds, what have you seen? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XfgllDr7Vyc
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    Book shopping

    I am on a budget but I have found a website with cheap books. Based on my posts here, which one would you suggest as the best pick for me? Could someone describe the ones by Bulgakov? This is not the Bulgakov who wrote Master and Margarita.. The Great Controversy and Christian Politics 1883...
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    Joseph de Maistre and the Sovereignty of the Papacy

    http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/09554a.htm Joseph de Maistre published at Lyons in 1819 his masterpiece "Du Pape". The work (2 vols. in 8vo.) is divided into four parts. In the first the author proves that in the Church the pope is sovereign, and that it is an essential characteristic of all...
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    Prayers for my family

    My grandmother's health is deteriorating. It is very hard living with her, sometimes I just pray to God that this ends soon but I feel that there is something wrong in praying for someone's demise but yet I continue to do so. I am very confused. Please I ask for prayers for my grandmother, Stefania.
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    Hutsul liturgical days

    When do the feastdays in the snipet below designate? What is Holy Spas, Perszej and Druhoj Bohorodyci? When do they occur? http://www.kresy.pl/publicystyka,reportaze?zobacz%2Ftam-szum-prutu-czeremoszu The conditions which have existed in Hutsul-land have not been able to change everything...
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    Baghdad: the martyrs' lead in glory..

    http://www.asianews.it/news-en/I-try-to-forget,-but-I-will-always-see-the-blood-stained-church-of-Baghdad-20130.html I try to forget, but I will always see the blood stained church of Baghdad by Giulia Mazza One of the survivors of the 31 October attack on Our Lady of Salvation church, speaks...
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    St.Nicholas Day!

    Kontakion 1 O champion wonderworker and superb servant of Christ, thou who pourest out for all the world the most precious myrrh of mercy and an inexhaustible sea of miracles, I praise thee with love, O Saint Nicholas; and as thou art one having boldness toward the Lord, from all dangers do...
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    How much time do you pray each weekday?

    Answer the question above.
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    Roman Catholic Churches

    Please post pictures of Roman Catholic churches here: I found this beautiful photo at skyscraper city forum. This is the Piarist church in Chełm,Poland which is also known by its Ukrainian name Kholm. One of my favorite churches. I used to visit it often but now I seem to have less time...
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    Fr.Xavier(Ksawery) Knotz OFM: Catholics and sex

    http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/poland/101015/catholic-priest-sex-guru I expect that everyone in the world will eventually hear about this. http://rt.com/Top_News/2009-03-20/Catholic_monk_s__Good_Sex_Guide_.html Look at the video at rt.com.. Somehow, the church outside of the West was not so...