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November 07, 2014 (Soruce: http://www.hsir.org)

The Venerable Pachomios of Chios (+1905) is already familiar to our flock and is already honored on the island of Chios through holy services and Icons that have been painted of him, and also more widely. He was, inter alia, the spiritual guide of St. Nectarios of Pentapolis, the Wonderworker. What is unknown to the broader public is that the Venerable Elder in question was a formidable adversary of the contemporary pan-heresy of ecumenism at the time when ecumenism had begun to make its initial appearance. He wrote some telling comments thereon in a text entitled “Concerning the Heretical Lutherans and Calvinists”:

“If ever they realize their error, they ought to return without a murmur to the Church from which they fell away. Synods, so-called union, and discussions are not needed in this case, since there is no question of uniting entities that are at variance in polity, the mores and customs of which are mutually conflicting and need to be coalesced and brought into concord. …

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November 7, 2014

Bp. Photios of Marathon: Of Course St. Pachomios of Chios was against ecumenism!

November 07, 2014 (Soruce: http://www.hsir.org) The Venerable Pachomios of Chios (+1905) is already familiar to our flock and is already honored on the island of Chios […]
November 7, 2014

Met. Agafangel (ROCOR-A) Suspends Izhevsk Fathers from Serving

November 07, 2014 (Source: http://internetsobor.org) Metropolitan Agafangel (ROCOR-A) has suspended the three well-known Izhevsk Priests, Archpriest Sergius Kondakova, Archpriest Mikhail Karpeeva, and Priest Alexander Malyk, because […]
November 5, 2014

GOC-K Press Release on Greek Police Seizing Esphigmenou Buildings in Thessalonika

November 05, 2014 (Source: NFTU: Metropolitan Gerontios of Pireaus, the spokesman for the GOC-K Synod, has commented on the recent seizures of Esphigmenou properties in Thessalonika.  […]
November 5, 2014

Met. Demetrius (GOC-K) Name Day

November 05, 2014 (Source: http://hotca.org) On Friday October 25/November 7, 2014 His Eminence, Metropolitan Demetrius of America will preside over Great Vespers (for the All-Night Vigil) […]