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FURTHER INROADS ARE BEING MADE AGAINST GREECE’S ORTHODOX IDENTITY

LAW BEING PREPARED IN GREECE DECLARING OFFENSIVE CERTAIN “EXPRESSIONS” FROM THE GOSPEL Athens, December 1, 2013 Metropolitan Nicholas of Fthiotida, one of leading Hierarchs of the Church of Greece, has spoken about a new bill of the Greek government banning the reading of certain “offensive” stories from the Gospel, introducing responsibility for patriotism, and legalizing same-sex “marriages”. The Greek government ... Read More »

Saint Porphyrios and the Hippies

Saint Porphyrios once said: One day a hippie visited me. He was dressed in something colorful, strange clothes, and wore an amulet and jewelery, and he asked to see me. The nuns were worried, so they came and asked me, and I told them to have him enter. As soon as he sat across from me, I could see his ... Read More »

THE LABYRINTH – A CHRISTIAN MANDALA?

Theseus and the Minotaur It is difficult to imagine that there can be any reader of Vema, Greek or (like me) Barbarian, who has not known the story of Theseus and the Minotaur from infancy. But, of course, there is one reader, because there always is. So, briefly, ignoring the many variants and sticking to the bits that will concern ... Read More »