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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 […]
June 24, 2016

Ecclesiastical Witness Concerning Single-Handed Consecration

by Hieromonk Enoch.  A short article concerning the history and practice of single-handed consecrations. The foundation of Orthodox Christian Canon Law is the Apostolic Canons. The […]
May 15, 2016
Source: http://panayiotistelevantos.blogspot.com.cy/2016/05/blog-post_22.html

Ecumenical Patriarchate Intends to Hand Over Church Belonging to Patmos Monastery to Roman Catholics

(source) The Patriarchate of Constantinople is forcing the monastery in Patmos to give one of its churches to the Latins… The unbelievable and unprecedented events which […]
October 15, 2015

Finnish World ‘Orthodox’ Priest and ‘Gay Rights’ Activist Becomes General Secretary of Conference of European Churches

October 15, 2015  (Source: http://orthodoxpost.com) [Originally reported on Oct. 13] The Conference of European Churches is pleased to announce the appointment of Fr Heikki Huttunen, Orthodox Church […]