Religion

News and Stories that affect Alaskan faith and its free expression thereof.

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Posts will be a little slow in coming over the short-term. Our truly tireless editor-in-chief is currently focused entirely on being primary caretaker to his amazing wife Joy. For those of you who didn’t know and don’t realize, Joel’s wife

OPINION: A messenger of peace in a world at war

I found myself facing a large wooden medieval door of a small and noticeably aged Gothic-style church. With some effort, I opened the thick door and slowly walked into the church. There was no one in the sanctuary; it was dark, a slight scent of burnt candles

Orthodox Alaskans set to celebrate Christmas on Jan. 7

While most Alaskans have already thrown out their Christmas trees and packed away the ornaments for another year, thousands of Orthodox Christians are still gearing up to celebrate the birth of Christ on January 7. That’s because the Russian Orthodox Church