Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, the head of the Russian orthodox Church, went ahead with an official visit to Damascus last month.
orthodox Jews have voted Republican in every presidential election since 2004.
Even so, orthodox Christian pastors have not singled out gay weddings in the way that the people backing these bills have.
My millennial friends have waited in line beside a cluster of orthodox women in long dark skirts to be seen by Peggy.
“From 17 to 82,” said an orthodox subdeacon named Richard Jendras.
Ever on the alert, he regarded himself as the legal protector of the orthodox faith.
I can enjoy the orthodox Tory, though I could never understand him.
Now, I am an orthodox ruin, and the undutiful stepson of a Down East alma mater.
I can also enjoy the orthodox Liberal, though I understand him only too well.
He had been orthodox, and had exalted childlike peace and faith above doubt and struggle.
mid-15c., of opinions, faith, from Late Latin orthodoxus, from Greek orthodoxos "having the right opinion," from orthos "right, true, straight" (see ortho-) + doxa "opinion, praise," from dokein "to seem," from PIE root *dek- "to take, accept" (see decent). As the name of the Eastern Church, first recorded in English 1772; in reference to a branch of Judaism, first recorded 1853.