public statements ecclesial

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 Conclusion of the Spiritual Court” can be found at the Metropolia website here.

September 18, 2016

Fr. Raphael Johnson Trial: Here are the Details

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 […]
July 21, 2016

Address of Archbishop Kallinikos (GOC-K) from past May to “Inter-Orthodox Consultation of Genuine Orthodox Christians”

Address of His Beatitude, our Archbishop  Your Eminence, Metropolitan Agafangel; Your Eminences, Your Graces; Holy Brothers and Fathers, dear children in the Lord; Representatives of our […]
July 21, 2016

Joint “Message of Vigilance” by GOC (K), ROCOR (A), and Romanian True Orthodox Hierarchs

A Message of Vigilance and of Allegiance to the “Right Confession of Faith” of the Genuine Orthodox Christians Sunday of the Samaritan Woman, May 16, 2016 […]
May 3, 2016

RTOC: Is there Grace in the Moscow Patriarchate?

The reply of the RTOC Synod to a series of questions touched on in addresses by clergy of the Omsk-Siberian Diocese and those sympathizing with them […]