MODERN ART AND CHURCH ART

Source: OrthoChristian.com Nikita Filatov, Archpriest Leonid Kalinin Is secular art capable of talking about God, or is this the prerogative of church art only? When and why does an artist start to support evil? Is there a chasm between secular and church art, or can they interact with each other? Are modern technologies and styles permissible in the … More MODERN ART AND CHURCH ART

House passes Equality Act to boost LGBTQ protections

Orion Rummler A protester holds a rainbow flag in Times Square in Oct. 2020. Photo: John Lamparski/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The House voted 224-206 on Thursday to pass the Equality Act, which would expand federal protections for LGBTQ people by prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation. Why it matters: The legislation passed … More House passes Equality Act to boost LGBTQ protections

Scalps and Backs of Aborted Children Grafted onto Rodents

Source: COG for Life by Stacy Trasancos | Jan 31, 2021 | Abortion, Humanized Mice, News | 9 comments A growing number of research programs use the remains of aborted children to study human development, genetics, and disease. At Children of God for Life, we are including a focus beyond pharmaceuticals to the root cause in the scientific community. Until the commoditization of aborted children … More Scalps and Backs of Aborted Children Grafted onto Rodents

People’s Choice Arsentiy Kharitonov

Pianist Arsentiy Kharitonov in Manhattan, New York, on May 10, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)PERFORMING ARTS First Prize Winner in National Composer’s Competition Is the People’s Choice An interview with composer and pianist Arsentiy KharitonovBY RAYMOND BEEGLE February 21, 2021 Updated: February 21, 2021biggersmallerPrint I have observed over the years that when institutions like the New York Philharmonic present … More People’s Choice Arsentiy Kharitonov

The British schools selling out to Beijing: Not only are private institutions being bought by Chinese firms but some are giving communist-approved lessons that are a threat to free speech

Experts anticipate a ‘feeding frenzy’ as firms seek to expand their influence Seventeen schools are already owned by Chinese companies in Britain Many independent schools are facing a funding crisis because of the pandemic Chinese firms bought schools, including Abbots Bromley School near Lichfield Source Daily Mail UK By JAKE RYAN and GLEN OWEN and JONATHAN BUCKS FOR THE MAIL … More The British schools selling out to Beijing: Not only are private institutions being bought by Chinese firms but some are giving communist-approved lessons that are a threat to free speech

“THE GREATNESS OF A NATION IS IN ITS RIGHTEOUSNESS”

An Interview with Priest George Maximov, Part 1: On young people, “protest Christianity”, the Church in our times, and the pandemic source: OrthoChristian Priest George Maximov We talked with Fr. George Maximov on a range of subjects—from the crisis of faith in our young people to criticism of the Church by “experienced theologians” and pastor … More “THE GREATNESS OF A NATION IS IN ITS RIGHTEOUSNESS”

faith: Metropolitan Onuphry responds to Burnt Effigy of Patriarch Bartholomew

UOC makes a statement on Lukyanik’s provocative actions  28 January 2021, 20:00 76 Source: Union of Orthodox Journalist His Beatitude informed the priesthood about provocative actions by Valentin Lukyanik and the All-Ukrainian Orthodox Brotherhood unrelated to the UOC. On January 28, 2021, His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kyiv and All Ukraine sent a letter to the heads of vicariates, … More faith: Metropolitan Onuphry responds to Burnt Effigy of Patriarch Bartholomew