NFTU NEWS

August 20, 2014 (Source: theorthodoxchurch.info)

On 18th August Divine Liturgy was celebrated by Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II in the presence of John X of Antioch. The Liturgy was also attended by large number of Orthodox faithful particularly several children who were abandoned due to the crisis in the area. His Excellency Talal al-Barazi, the Governor of Homs was also present for the auspicious occasion. After the Liturgy a joint prayer for peace was made by the two Orthodox hierarchs.

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NFTU: The Antiochian and Syro-Jacobite  Monophysite churches have shared a limited intercommunion (contrary to Orthodox theology) since 1991. When Pat. John X of Antioch was elected in 2014, he re-affirmed his commitment to these and other ecumenist initiatives of the Antiochian Patriarchate. Prominent World ‘Orthodox’ teachers of the past 50 years have gone so far as to state that the actual Ecumenical Councils and anathemas have no bearing and thus affirmed the “Orthodoxy” of the Monophysite Anti-Chalcedonian churches; such has never been the historic position of Orthodoxy. Orthodoxy seeks a true conversion, which is not happening.  True Orthodox Christians reject such communion agreements and refuse any communion with both the Monophysite churches and the World Patriarchates because of, among other things, their official union with heretical bodies.

August 20, 2014

Monophysite and Antiochian Patriarchs Meet; Joint Prayers Held

August 20, 2014 (Source: theorthodoxchurch.info) On 18th August Divine Liturgy was celebrated by Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II in the presence of John X of Antioch. The […]
August 19, 2014

St. Gregory Palamas on the Feast of Holy Transfiguration

August 19, 2014 Homily by St. Gregory Palamas on the Feast of the Transfiguration For an explanation of the present Feast and understanding of its truth, […]
August 18, 2014

Abp. Kallinkos (GOC-K) Celebrates Name Day

August 18, 2014 (Source: www.impc.gr) (Originally reported on August 13) Abp. Kallinikos of Athens (GOC-K) recently celebrated his name day. Information regarding the event can be […]
August 18, 2014

Concelebration Controversy in UOC-MP with Ecumenical Patriarchate

August 18, 2014  (Source: risa.org.ua/en) According to the author of Religion in Ukraine Mykola Lakhno, yesterday, August 17, before the Divine Liturgy in the Kyiv Pechersk […]