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March 12, 2015  (Source: https://orthodoxword.wordpress.com)

NFTU:  We’re basically witnessing the slow and gradual transformation of the World ‘Orthodox’ Patriarchates into the Anglican Communion circa 1970.  

 

Homosexuality, the bone of contention for Orthodox hierarchs present at Chambesy–Geneva

The position in support homosexuality shared by some Orthodox representatives present at Chambesy created deep anxiety among the hierarchs as some Church leaders are striving to change the Scripture, the Holy Canons of the Orthodox Church and the teaching of the Holy Fathers.

Such debates prove indisputably our current society pressure to weaken the supporting pillars of Orthodoxy.

The Preparation of THE INTER-ORTHODOX Commission

The Special Commission for the preparation of 2016 Great Pan-Orthodox Synod/ Council of the Orthodox Church met on February 16 – 20, at the Orthodox Center of the Ecumenical Patriarchate at Chambesy – Geneva, under the chairmanship of Metropolitan of Pergamum, Ioannis Ziziulas, a respectable scholar and academician.

For more than 50 years, the Orthodox await this Synod and yet the preparations are not completed. When the Primates of the Orthodox Churches met at the Fanar at the invitation of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, in March last year, it was decided that the Pan-Orthodox Synod will take place in the summer of 2016 in Constantinople.

The NEED to UPDATE the patristic TEXTS?

It appears that many texts prepared to be reviewed at this meeting by the Orthodox bishops are no longer current, due to past eras of the Cold War and especially the communist regimes of Eastern Europe. Therefore, in order to revise the outdated texts, the patriarchs and the archbishops had formed a new Commission consisting of representatives of all the 14 autocephalous Orthodox Churches.

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March 12, 2015

World Orthodox Hierarchs “Debate Homosexuality” Amongst Themselves At Chambesy

March 12, 2015  (Source: https://orthodoxword.wordpress.com) NFTU:  We’re basically witnessing the slow and gradual transformation of the World ‘Orthodox’ Patriarchates into the Anglican Communion circa 1970.     […]
March 12, 2015

Met. Ambrosius of Finland: The Phanar does it, so what’s the problem?

March 12, 2015 (Source: http://www.sedmitza.ru) [warning: machine translation] There is confusion these days in the Autonomous Orthodox Church of Finland. According to the Greek agency «Romfea» a cause […]
March 10, 2015

Met. Ambrosius of Finnish Church and Greek Archimandrite: “We need to re-evaluate understanding of marriage”

March 10, 2015 (Source: http://ortodoksi.net) Met. Ambrosius of the autonomous Finnish Church under the Ecumenical Patriarchate is well-known as a very liberal bishop, even among the other […]
March 10, 2015

Ecumenism in the Homestretch and the Orthodox Witness of a Contemporary Saint and Confessor by Bishop Klemes of Gardinko (GOC-K)

March 10, 2015  (Source: http://www.hsir.org) The Genesis and Development of Ecumenism At the behest of the Holy Synod, and invoking your prayers, attention, and patience, with God’s […]