The Celebration of Luke the Evangelist, October 18

Reading from the Synaxarion:This Apostle was an Antiochean, a physician by trade, and a disciple and companion of Paul.  He wrote his Gospel in Greek after Matthew and Mark, after which he wrote the Acts of the Apostles, and dedicated both works to Theophilus, who, according to some, was Governor of Achaia.  He lived some …

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Sweden on the brink

StockholmWhile 1.5 million migrants are expected to arrive this year in Germany, the EU's largest country (population 81 million), migrants are also pouring into a rather smaller Sweden, which while geographically large, that terrains consists mainly of forests and wilderness. Population wise fewer than 10 million people live in the country.That would be about as …

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