The New Ottoman Empire

Lest we forget, this past Wednesday was the 560th anniversary of the Fall of Constantinople. The U.S. Helps Reconstruct the Ottoman Empire by Robert E. Kaplan Since the mid-1990s the United States has intervened militarily in several internal armed conflicts in Europe and the Middle East: bombing Serbs and Serbia in support of Izetbegovic’s MoslemContinue reading “The New Ottoman Empire”

Waters of Piety and Waves of Impiety

From today’s Divine Liturgy. Fr. Andrew Gall from the local Ukrainian Church and Fr. David Mastroberte from the local Carpatho-Russian Church joined me for a pan-Orthodox liturgy on today’s feast of Mid-Pentecost. Afterward we had our monthly clergy meeting at the local Panera Bread. Christ is Risen! H/T: Ora et Labora (here). A homily givenContinue reading “Waters of Piety and Waves of Impiety”

Now Hiring: Exorcist Priests

H/T: FoxNews (here) Madrid’s Catholic Church says it only has 1 exorcist priest and needs more The Catholic archdiocese in Madrid says it needs more exorcists to help some of its faithful cope with the devil. An archdiocese spokeswoman said Friday that Madrid only has one exorcist priest and that it is considering a planContinue reading “Now Hiring: Exorcist Priests”