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Igor Icon of the Mother of God

The Martyr Igor was briefly the Grand-Prince of Kiev during the 12th century – a time of conflict within the principality. Breaking their oaths, the nobles of Kiev rose up against Prince Igor, imprisoned him in a windowless log-house, and … Continue reading

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Euthymius of Sardis: A Witness for Icons

The Church has always understood that there is no greater witness to the Faith than to lie down one’s life for the Truth. Therefore, in the tumultus┬álater centuries of the first millennium, when self-confessed Christians fought self-confessed Christians, it is … Continue reading

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