Ecumenism

On November 20th, 2012, Met. Hilarion (Alfeyev), head of the MP Department of External Church Relations (DECR), flew to France in order to prepare a coordinating session with Phanar hierarch concerning continued ecumenical events with the Vatican.

This coordinating committee demonstrates the firm commitment  of the MP to continued ecumenical relations with Vatican bishops.  Met. Emmanuel, the chief Phanar representative was present as well.  This recent round in MP and Vatican ecumenical relations was preceded by Pat. Kirill’s signing of an ecumenical concordat with Polish RC bishops, and Met. Hilarion (Alfeyev) visiting Rome with Pat. Kirill’s blessing to meet Pope Benedict.

 

November 23, 2012

MP and Phanar Continue Ecumenical Relations with Rome

On November 20th, 2012, Met. Hilarion (Alfeyev), head of the MP Department of External Church Relations (DECR), flew to France in order to prepare a coordinating […]
November 22, 2012

MP-Anglican Joint Services

November 22, 2012 Recently, several members of the MP have become more disconcerted about joint services between MP clergy and Anglican clergy.  One specific instance would […]
November 21, 2012

Remembering St. Philaret the New Confessor (+Nov 8/21, 1985)

November 8th OS (Nov. 21st NS), 2012 Feast of St. Philaret of New York, New Confessor of Orthodoxy Today many Orthodox Christians around the world commemorate […]
November 20, 2012

MP Celebrates Elevation of New Monophysite Patriarch

On November 18th (ns), 2012, Archbishop Eliseus of Sourozh and other delegates of the Moscow Patriarchate took part in the festivities celebrating the elevation of the […]