World ‘Orthodoxy’ and homosexualism

It’s gotten to the point where we don’t even need to add commentary anymore. It just speaks for itself.

From OrthoChristian.com:

The newly-created Ukrainian Church needs to work on softening its views towards the LGBT community and supporting the gay community in Ukraine in order to not be like the conservative Russian Church, “Metropolitan” Epiphany Dumenko, the head of Ukraine’s new nationalist church said in a recent phone conversation.

Epiphany was called by Russian pranksters claiming to be David McAllister, a German member of the European Parliament, calling to offer congratulations on his election and support for the future of the new Ukrainian church. Interestingly, the callers spoke in English and Epiphany responded in Russian.

Epiphany told the callers that he was ready for immediate reforms in the church and for working towards softening the church’s stance towards the LGBT community in order to be more like Europe and less like Russia.

“Unfortunately, not all Ukrainians share western tolerance, but without this, you cannot be part of the European family, and the church usually has a conservative position. But you have the opportunity to lead this movement—making Ukraine part of Europe. This is not a question for today, but it should not be delayed,” the pranksters said.

Epiphany responded:

Of course, I am for starting reforms in the church, so there wouldn’t be conservatism, so we would depart from Russian tradition and so the church would be open and a spiritual guide for the Ukrainian people. Because we are moving towards Europe, and therefore we should depart from the Russian conservative tradition. The church should be more open, because Russian Orthodoxy is very conservative and far from the people. I have the position that we should be with the people. We should understand their problems.

“I know that the Church has a conservative position, and if the new church will soften its position regarding the LGBT community, the gays of Ukraine, and it will take liberal values, it will be a great stimulus to develop European values. We spoke with Secretary Pompeo and he agrees that you should the increase your LGBT and gay values in the future,” the callers responded.

December 27, 2018

New Head of “Ukrainian Church” Gets Pranked, Reveals LGBT-Friendly Views

It’s gotten to the point where we don’t even need to add commentary anymore. It just speaks for itself. From OrthoChristian.com: The newly-created Ukrainian Church needs […]
January 23, 2018

World Orthodox Clergy Issue Letter on Alexandrian Patriarchate’s Making of Deaconesses

A Public Statement on Orthodox Deaconesses by Concerned Clergy and Laity   The Patriarchate of Alexandria’s appointment of six “deaconesses” in the Congo in February 2017 […]
January 23, 2018

Modernist-Ecumenist Greek “Orthodox Christian Studies Center” Awarded LGBTQ Research Grant

NFTU: More from the “Official” and so-called “Canonical Orthodoxy” https://news.fordham.edu/university-news/83996/ Together with the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom, Fordham’s Orthodox Christian Studies Center has […]
June 3, 2017

Jordanville Dean: Cretan Council Shows Trojan Horse Already Behind the Gates

[Original Here] by Fr. Alexander F. C. Webster The benighted Pan-Orthodox Council in Crete in June 2016 reminded Orthodox Christians that the rock of Orthodox faith […]