Saturday, December 25, 2010

Macedonia Upholds Church Calendar

The schismatic Macedonian Orthodox Church, the largest Orthodox Church in the Republic of Macedonia, has refused to switch to the Gregorian calendar as many Orthodox (constituting a majority of the Local Orthodox Churches, but a minority of the world's Orthodox Christians) have done and will continue to celebrate the feast of the Lord's Nativity on the traditional date (currently 7 January on the Western calendar). More here.

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