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    Three Malankara Nasrani Orthodox Christians Among India’s 100 Richest People

    No real spiritual or theological point. For some reason people get excited when the rich and famous share the Orthodox faith. I remember being really excited when I found out that Bob Marley converted to Orthodoxy and was baptized in an Ethiopian church.
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    Went to Badarac today ```

    The Coptic, Ethiopian, Eritrean and Syriac Orthodox Churches celebrate Old Calendar Easter
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    Went to Badarac today ```

    As does the Indian Orthodox Church. And, for the EO, the Orthodox Church of Finland also celebrates Gregorian Easter
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    Attending non-Orthodox church buildings

    It is an electronic photograph of St. Pope Kyrillos the Sixth. Here is a great biographical book to learn about the recent saint, who revived the Coptic church through his life of prayer and silence. https://www.amazon.com/Silent-Patriarch-Kyrillos-1902-1971-Legacy/dp/0881416495
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    Attending non-Orthodox church buildings

    What's more helpful for prayer? Gothic Anglican stuff? or an icon corner! Where you Worship Christ and venerate His work in the saints who have gone before us!
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    Is it a sin to work as a comedian?

    It’s a joke about the book of Job, in the Bible God tested Job’s faith by allowing Satan to kill his livestock, as well as his family, leaving him with nothing. Job also got a disease, rendering his body useless Even Job’s wife told him to “curse God and die” Job’s response was that God...
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    Is it a sin to work as a comedian?

    The context is that the Lord laughs at those who conspire against Him. No one can defeat God. My brother, living a moral life is useless without turning it to God.
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    Resource for debunking the historical claims of the Da Vinci Code

    Claim 1: Constantine ordered the council of Nicaea to invent the idea that Jesus is God Claim 2: Jesus was in a romantic relationship with Mary Magdalene (Based, I think, off of a fragment of a gnostic gospel) Some close friends from my parish saw the movie, that's why I was wondering.
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    Resource for debunking the historical claims of the Da Vinci Code

    A Coptic Orthodox theologian did a series on it, but it's in Arabic. I'm wondering if any of you know of any good resource in English
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    Celtic, Gaulic, British Orthodox Churches

    Neither the Eastern Orthodox Church, nor the Oriental Orthodox Church, would recognize their sacraments on an official level.
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    Celtic, Gaulic, British Orthodox Churches

    Schismatic Churches.
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    Coptic Icons for sale?

    https://www.ukcopticicons.com/ https://www.copticicon.com/print/prints https://www.kkilada.com/coptic-icon-prints
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    Where to buy icons?

    https://www.copticicon.com/print/prints
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    Where to buy icons?

    https://stdemianabookstore.org/product-category/inspirational-gifts/wall-art/icons/page/3/
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    Where to buy icons?

    https://www.ukcopticicons.com/ https://www.copticicon.com/ https://www.kkilada.com/ https://www.theotokos.org/coptic-icons https://stmosesbookstore.org/product-category/home-goods/orthodox-art/icons/ https://stdemianabookstore.org/
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    What videos are you watching?

    The Catholics are making too much noise during my Divine Liturgy :mad:
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    (Serious Question) Do any you ever feel like you're in the wrong jurisdiction ?

    I was in paradise. I only went twice, but I still remember the prayerful tune of the hymn at the end of vespers
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    (Serious Question) Do any you ever feel like you're in the wrong jurisdiction ?

    I’m Coptic, but when I went to an Indian Orthodox Church for the first time, oh boy!
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    Ethiopian Orthodox...beliefs/practices?

    I want to type this carefully, since I sincerely mean no disrespect whatsoever. But I think that, before you engage in theological discussions on this website, you should be better trained in theology. Perhaps there is a good theological institution near you in Ethiopia, or wherever you live...
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