To the Clergy and Parishes of the Russian True Orthodox Church in Western Europe
Date of publication on web-site: 19.11.2016
Please be informed that the Synod of Bishops of the Russian True Orthodox Church has decided not to grant the Lesna Monastery its request to leave the RTOC and join the Serbian True Orthodox Church. Similarly,...
RTOC Denies Lesna Request; Mission at Lesna Dissolved
"Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!" (Is. 5:20)
To General Raul Castro Ruz, Chairman of the State Council and Council of MinistersRepublic of Cuba
With profound sorrow I have learnt about the demise...
Patriarch Kirill: "the name of Fidel Castro is always pronounced with respect and gratitude"
The “Council” of Crete: The Chronicle of a Premeditated Deviation
By Archimandrite Athanasios Anastasiou, Proigoumenos of the Holy Monastery of the Great Meteora
This is by far the most complete historical account and spiritual analysis of the "Council" of Crete to date, giving the reader both an overview and inside look at the events leading up...
Abbot of Meteora: Cretan Council undertook "to overthrow Patristic tradition of the Church"
Dr. Archimandrite Nikodim (Bogosavlvjevic)
He that is unjust let him be unjust still; and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still...Behold, I come soon. (Rev. 22:11, 12)
The significance and consequences of the...
Consequences of the Meeting Between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill by Serbian Patriarchate Archimandrite, Fr. Nikodim (Bogosavljevic)
Translation of Youtube Video of Bp. Longinus' sermon on the Protection of the Theotokos in October, this year (with a transcript here).
"Why do we live? Why are we, brothers and sisters, on this earth? In order to do evil? To kill each other? No! Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the...
Non-Commemorating MP Bishop Longinus: Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) a "Servant of Antichrist"
Message of Bishop Longinus
Reverend Hierarchs, with pain in my soul, I would ask all of your my brethren: Let us stand aright, let us stand with fear, let us attend! At all costs it is necessary to protect and preserve our Only Orthodox Faith, Holy and Saving, and we must not be traitors like...
Non-Commemorating MP Bishop to other World Orthodox: "Return to the Church; Grace has left you."
October 6, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) — Bishop Johan Bonny of Antwerp, Belgium, suggested that homosexual couples, divorced and remarried Catholics, and cohabiting pairs should be given some sort of Church blessing as part of a “diversity of rituals” that would recognize the “exclusiveness and stability” of their unions.
Since the two Synods on the Family and...
RC Bishop of Antwerp Calls for "Recognition" of Gay 'Unions'
Amidst initial statements that the visit of Pope Francis to Georgia would not be an ecumenical event, the Georgian Patriarchate seems to have wavered on this issue. Pope Francis was received by Pat. Illia of Georgia in a Georgian church, with a chant conference, amidst smiling hierarchs, combined with Pat. Illia toasting the Pope...
Failure of Georgian Patriarchate: Pope Francis Visits Georgia; Georgian Patriarchate Welcomes
Long-simmering divisions in the ROCOR under Metropolitan Agafangel have finally bubbled to the surface, as the unity of his Synod has begun to tear amidst Archbishops Andronik of Syracuse and Sofrony of St Petersburg's call for a 6th All-Diaspora Council, with trying the Metropolitan's actions on the agenda. Worthy of mention is a statement...
A Split to End the Splits? Archbishop Andronik Holding 6th All-Diaspora Council to Try Metropolitan Agafangel
Warning: Upsetting material. Hieromonk Joachim (Parr), the founder of Mercy House, has been revealed as a fraudulent "elder" who has only been Orthodox since 1987 in this video. The video above details physical and psychological abuse inflicted on dozens of monastics and hundreds of laypeople in New York.
The report above not only discusses the...
EXPOSED: Fr Joachim (Parr), Revealed as Scam Elder
NFTU: Despite widespread protest in the Moscow Patriarchate, with numerous clergy ceasing commemoration of the head of the MP, the Moscow Patriarchate continues to pursue its own policy of ecumenism with the Vatican. It may be said that the MP has positioned itself as an independent, and competing ecumenist power to the Phanar.
Relations Between Moscow Patriarchate and the Vatican Grow
The ecclesiastical court held on September 17th (NS) / 4th (OS), on the case of Fr. Raphael Johnson was concluded this past Saturday. The verdict of the court was to remove the defendant (the former Priest Raphael) from the Priesthood (i.e. deposition), and to consider him nothing more than a layman. The "Proceedings and...