Summer 1979

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The Assumption in Orthodox Tradition
A devotion to Mary, the Mother of God, is a fundamental aspect of Eastern Christianity.
by Claire Tierney

The Orthodox Church: A Shared Belief
The Eastern Orthodox Church, although quite different from the Latin Catholic Church, shares some characteristics with its Christian brother.
by Rev. Thomas Hopko; photos: St. Vladimir’s Seminary

The Many Faces of Ethiopia
With its ancient, layered history, Ethiopia remains a land of many cultures and peoples.
by Rev. Terrence J. Mulkerin

Growing Strong: The Diocese of Trichur
Christians in southwestern India find success with a little help from the Father of the Poor.
by Rev. Thomas Kizhoor; photos: The Diocese of Trichur