What was the main reason for excluding 35 latest names from the list of recognized saints by the Synodal Commission of Russian Orthodox Church on Canonization? Source: ...
The quote: "What we love we shall grow to resemble." This quote seems remarkably popular, although it doesn't look like anyone who uses it knows which one of his works it came from or what the exact ...
Are there any examples of saints (not martyrs) recognized by the Orthodox church that have executed or overseen the execution of people? I am explicitly ruling out martyrdom because I am interested ...