NFTU Editor's Note: The followed is from an article published in the Orthodox Word magazine some years ago.
The Celebrant: Priest or Pastor
An Investigation of the Mystical Prayers of the Divine Services of the Holy Catholic and Apostolic Orthodox Church
For almost two millennia, priests have addressed Our Lord in two different ways during the Divine...
According to the website of the HOCNA's Holy Orthodox Metropolis of Boston, Fr. Panteleimon Metropoulos, the founder of Holy Transfiguration Monastery in Boston, has died. Fr. Panteleimon was a well-known and controversial figure inside True Orthodoxy. HOCNA wrote the following obituary which can be found here.
Fr. Panteleimon of HTM Dies
Tuesday, 20 December 2016
Original text in Greek: Παρέμβαση κατά τήν ἔκτακτη Σύνοδο τῆς Ἱεραρχίας 23-24 Νοεμβρίου 2016.
In the last meeting of the Hierarchy of the Church of Greece (23-24 November 2016), Metropolitan Theologos of Serres, read his presentation, titled "Briefing on the works of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church" and...
Met. Hierotheos of Nafpaktos on an "Intervention" Concerning the Cretan Council
NFTU: The following notice was given on the Synod website:
Archbishop Joseph of Edmonton reposed this afternoon, on the Feast of St. Nicholas. It is with much sadness that we report this.
Archbishop Joseph was beloved by his fellow hierarchs, as well as the clergy, and the laity, of our Church. We therefore ask all the...
Repose of Archbishop Joseph of the Autonomous Orthodox Metropolia
AN ANALYSIS AND CRITIQUE OF BISHOP STEFAN’S POSITION
Date of publication on web-site: 15.12.2016
In point number 2 of his famous ukaz no. 362 his Holiness Patriarch Tikhon, supported by the Most Holy Synod and the Higher Church Administration, declared: “If dioceses, as a result of the movement of the front, changes of state boundaries, etc.,...
RTOC Synod Responds to Bp. Stefan of Trenton
Skeletons excavated at a site near Glastonbury are the oldest examples of monks ever found in the UK, carbon dating has proved.
The remains, unearthed at the medieval Beckery chapel in Somerset, said to have been visited by legendary figures such as King Arthur and St Bridget, indicate a monastic cemetery dating back to the...
Excavations At Oldest Monastic Site in Britain
The original shrine to a Viking-king-turned-saint has been discovered in Norway, archaeologists say.
The Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU) announced Nov. 11 that its researchers had discovered the foundations of a wooden church where the body of King Olaf Haraldsson was taken immediately after he was declared a saint in 1031. St. Olaf,...
Altar of Holy Martyr King Olaf Discovered in Norway
Note of Correction: We have been informed by a source at this meeting that Fr. Theodore Zisis has only stated that he will cease commemoration if corrective measures are not taken by the Metropolitan of Thessalonika to condemn the Synod of Crete.
NFTU: the following is being reported on the Romanian site "Graiul Ortodox"
Synaxis at Volos Issues Support for Romanian Patriarchate Non-Commemorators
The Role of the Bishop of Rome in the communion of the Churches in the First Millenium *
From the careful study of the acts and decisions of the Ecumenical Synods we can define...
Fr. Anastasios Gotsopoulos on the Chietti Document
Mocking our Lord: Commemorating Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
by Archimandrite Maximos Karavas
The occasion for me to write this article arose from the grief I feel whenever I hear the bishops of the so called “new lands” of the Greek Church commemorate Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew—especially when he is commemorated as “the one who is rightly proclaiming the...
Archimandrite Maximos Karavas: Patriarch Bartholomew is "the greatest blasphemer and the greatest heresiarch of all centuries of Christendom"
December 14, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) — “I hope that the next declaration opens the way for shared Eucharistic communion in special cases.” With these words, Cardinal Walter Kasper expressed his wish for ecumenical “progress” in the form of “intercommunion” in an interview with Italian newspaper Avvenire on December 10.
“Personally, I hope that we can use...
Cardinal Kasper: Pope Should Allow Communion with Protestants