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Monday, 31 May 2010

CROSS – THE MOST ADORABLE SYMBOL OF CHRISTIANITY

Translated from the original by Chris Tsilikas


The early Christians used various symbols either to honor Christ and the Saints or to denote their Christian Faith or even to decorate the catacombs where they gathered to celebrate the Mass, since the Church and their faith were persecuted back then. Thus, they used to draw a fish (ΙΧΘΥΣ in Greek means fish), the acronym of which denotes Jesus Christ, a mythical bird, the Phoenix, which symbolizes the eternity of the soul, hope, etc. However, among the symbols used the Cross held a special position. So, wherever we may look inside or outside the Church, we’ll come across the Cross. It exists in the liturgical books, in the place of the Mass; it accompanies the holy service and every individual prayer of the faithful people. Last but not least, it’s a honor for quite a few of us to carry it with us, not because it is in vogue, but for the invigorating power it has with which it beats the dark powers and death...

Thursday, 6 May 2010

JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES: ‘NAUGHTY GUYS!’ WATCH OUT! THE BIG SISTER (THE WATCHTOWER) IS WATCHING OVER YOU!

Translated from the original by Chris Tsilikas

INTERFERENCE OF THE WATCHTOWER WITH THE PRIVATE LIVES OF ITS FOLLOWERS
As it is well-known, it is a rule that when dark, secretive societies or dictatorships want to achieve their goal and keep their power, they use far-fetched illegal methods. Such methods may include mechanisms of terrorism and spying, violation of private life and of individual scope and generally mechanisms that deplete human value as well as internationally accepted and identified individual rights.