Russian Orthodoxy

The Holy Archbishop Averky of Jordanville condemns Name-Worship (Imiaslavie)

168. Q: What is the heresy of name-worshipers?

ANSWER: This is a distortion of the teachings of the significance of the Name of God, based on wrong, too literalist understanding of some passages of Scripture, and the sayings of the pastor of blessed memory, St. John of Kronstadt in his diary: “My Life in Christ.” The heresy that arose at the beginning of this century, on Mt. Athos among the ignorant fanatically-minded monks. The essence of this heresy is the statement that the Name of God is God Himself.

December 9, 2016

Archbishop Averky Condemns Imiaslavie (Name-Worship)

The Holy Archbishop Averky of Jordanville condemns Name-Worship (Imiaslavie) 168. Q: What is the heresy of name-worshipers? ANSWER: This is a distortion of the teachings of […]
July 27, 2016

1903 Reply of the Russian Orthodox Church to Phanar’s 1902 Encyclical on the New Calendar and Ecumenism

THE EPISTLE OF THE HOLY SYNOD OF RUSSIA TO THE PATRIARCH OF CONSTANTINOPLE ON THE ATTITUDE OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCHES TO NON-ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS IN 1903 To […]
May 3, 2016

Russian New-Martyrs and Confessors on the Moscow Patriarchate

Various statements from the New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia on the question as to whether the Moscow Patriarchate is a valid Church organization containing life-saving […]
May 3, 2016

Response to the Omsk Clergy’s Grievances from Archpriest Joseph Sunderland

Date of publication on web-site: 08.04.2016 Author: Archpriest Joseph Sunderland Протест клириков Омско-Сибирской епархии в 2016 году I want to offer for consideration the following points […]