ARTICLES OF INTEREST
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Of Current Interest
Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America
An International Forum for Theological Reflection and Discussion
on the Holy and Great Council and Ecumenical Dialogue
From the Ecumenical Patriarch
Ecumenical Patriarch: There is No Schism in Orthodoxy - I have no right to take a step back
Why Are Catholics Leaving the Faith? This Brave Priest Reveals the Dangerous Culprit
Penalty or Abuse of Power? Canonical Sanctions and Ukrainian Autocephaly
Do We Really Need Deacons?
Join in World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation Sept. 1
“”An Orthodox Monk on the Modern Catholic Church: Busy Dissolving All Memory of the Past
Ecumenical Patriarch Announces the Opening of International Conference
on the Theological Legacy of the Late Protopresbyter Georges Florovsky
Max Seddon: Putin and the Patriarchs. How Geopolitics Tore Apart the Orthodox Church
A very enlightening article.
The Idea of a Seminary?
We find this worthy of a read.
Concerning Married Bishops in the Orthodox Christian Church
We think it time to re-open this subject for discussion.
The Autocephaly of the OCA - History, Arguments, and Aftermath.
It is time for Orthodox primates and hierarchs to stand up to Moscow and ensure Church unity
It is time for the Church to close ranks and speak prophetically to the spoiler.
’The Meeting of the Primates in Jordan Is Cyrils Last Chance to Remain on the Throne
Original and Ancestral Sin: A Church Dividing Issue?
We Need Highly Formal Rituals in Order to Make Life More Democratic
Cyril Hovorun: Time to Contain the Deadly Virus of Fundamentalism
Juxtaposing the Coronavirus Response: Patriarchates of Constantinople and Moscow
More Dangerous Than Doubts About COVID-19
The End of Post-Soviet Religion: Russian Orthodoxy as a National Church
No Foreigners in Russian Churches. Problems for Catholics too
The European Alt-Right's Crusade Against Pope Francis
Articles of Interest from the Past
The Filioque in the Dublin Agreed Statement 1984
Chalcedon Canon 28: Yesterday and Today
Germaine to current events in Orthodoxy.
The Didascalia: A Sometimes Humorous Look at the Liturgy of the Early Church
Why We Need an All-English Liturgy
The Icon: Point of Unity Between Catholics and Orthodox
Against Ethnocentrism and Nationalism in the Church
Synodality and Primacy During the First Millennium:
Towards a Common Understanding In Service to the Unity of the Church
The Catholic-Orthodox Joint Commission Reaches Agreement on Synodality and Primacy
A significant breakthrough has been made by studying the practice of the first millennium on the subject of Primacy.
This removes one more obstacle to the unity of the Church.
The Importance of Fasting and Its Observance Today
“”Reflection on The Importance of Fasting and its Observance Today
1054: History, Myth, and the Making of a Schism (Part I)
1054: History, Myth, and the Making of a Schism (Part II)
1054: History, Myth, and the Making of a Schism (Part III)
The Way Forward After the Catholic-Orthodox Agreement on Primacy and Synodality
The First Test for Orthodox Unity after the Holy and Great Council: The Chieti Document
Pope Francis Confirms Finality of Ban on Ordaining Women Priests
How To Become An Orthodox Christian | Journey To Orthodoxy
A Papal Calendar?
Thoughts about the Old vs New Calendar Issue
On Canonicity - Whatever That May Be
Patriarch Kirill: From Ambitious Reformer to State Hardliner
Russia’s top Orthodox cleric has led the Church into the heart of the state.
A Cassock: Work Clothes, Not a Dress Uniform
On Becoming and Remaining an Orthodox Christian
The Ever-Virginity of the Theotokos
Devotion to the Mother of God: The Orthodox Rosary
The Role of the Bishop of Rome in the Communion of the Churches in the First Millenium
Questioning the Prospects of Catholic-Orthodox Unity
’Presiding in Charity: Ecumenical Dialogue Looks at Popes Role
The Myth of Unity
There is a bit of interpretation and editorializing here but the thrust of the article is clear:There never was Orthodox unity in this country.
And, if one was in a strict interpretation of the canons, nor was there canonicity among the churches which were started here.
Petrine Primacy: Who Can Speak on Behalf of the Orthodox Church?
How the East and West Begin Lent
History of Western Rite Orthodoxy
Catholic Orthodoxy and Anglo-Catholicism:
A Word about Intercommunion Between the English and the Orthodox Churches
From Catholic Priest to Orthodox Pioneer
Infant Communion: The Ancient Western Tradition
In Defense of Western Rite Orthodoxy
On Celtic Orthodoxy
What Do We Make of the Western Rite?
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