Reformation Day
Timothy George, First Things

It was around two o’clock in the afternoon on the eve of the Day of All Saints, October 31, 1517, when Martin Luther, hammer in hand, approached the main north door of the Schlosskirche (Castle Church) in Wittenberg and nailed up his Ninety-Five Theses protesting the abuse of indulgences in the teaching and practice of the church of his day.

Artists should be the guardians of beauty, not purveyors of the voyeuristic
Francis Phillips, Catholic Herald

Hamilton’s depiction of the Annunciation at the National Gallery tampers with traditional Christian iconography.

Orthodox Thoughts on the 2012 Election
V. Rev. Paul Jannakos

As we approach the upcoming Election Day, it is beneficial to be reminded about several key issues regarding the Orthodox Church and its role in the social and political life of its faithful.

Can Christianity Bounce Back?
Mike Aquilina, MercatorNet

Te Roman Empire was far more hostile than today’s world.