Orthodox Christians in U.S. Face Obstacles Before Unifying

October 30, 2009

A Post-Gazette story reports challenges facing Orthodoxy in the U.S.:

As Orthodox Christians in the United States seek a new unity out of ethnic fragmentation, they must grapple with the fact that many who say they cherish the faith nevertheless ignore its teachings and practices.

“They see the Orthodox Church in an unorthodox way,” said Alexei Krindatch, research director of the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute at the University of California-Berkeley, who conducted an in-depth study of Orthodox Christians in the United States.

Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09303/1009395-455.stm#ixzz0VQRdouSs

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