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The Last Christian Emperor – Haile Selassie I and Orthodox Christianity

Addis Ababa Conference Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 15/11/7 November, 2017 marks the 87th anniversary of the coronation of the last Christian Emperor in the world, a member of the Oriental Orthodox Communion. At the Cathedral of Saint George in Addis Ababa, the Coptic Archbishop of the Ethiopian Orthodox…

The Cross of Christ is Foolishness to the World

Fall 2017 The Cross of Christ is Foolishness to the World: A Swedish Lutheran Bishop Wars Against the Christian Faith By John G. Panagiotou http://www.aoiusa.org/ October 9, 2015 This week Bishop Eva Brunne of the Lutheran Church of Sweden proposed that the Cross be removed from the Seamen’s Church in the Swedish city of Freeport to make…

The Role of the Bishop of Rome

Fall 2017 The Role of the Bishop of Rome in the Communion of the Churches in the First Millenium By Protopresbyter Anastasios Gotsopoulos The 14th Meeting of the Joint International Committee for the Orthodox-Roman Catholic Theological Dialogue in Chieti, Italy (15-22.9.2016). Were the Western Orthodox Fathers ignored in the committee’s search for a common understanding…

Fr. George Florovsky on The Boundaries of the Church

Fr. George Florovsky on The Boundaries of the Church

Fall 2017 Fr. George Florovsky By Athanasius Yevtich, bishop of Zahumlje and Herzegovina Note by Fr. Peter Heers, editor of Orthodox Ethos: It is with gratefulness to God and relief that Orthodox Ethos is finally able to publish in the English language the following exceptional lecture by Bishop Athanasius Yevtich on the well-known and well-utilized…

Papal Infallibility Becomes Dogma

by Michael Whelton ( Excerpt taken from the book Two Paths ) Republished from: http://www.orthodoxinfo.com/inquirers/papaldogma.aspx On September 8th, 1713, Pope Clement XI issued a Bull, Unigenitus, which among other things condemned the proposition that reading of the bible is for everyone, 1 and seemed to exalt the efficacy of grace to the point of destroying…

The difference between Orthodox and heretics

The difference between Orthodox and heretics in… medical terms And why common prayers are senseless Source: “Empirical Dogmatics of the Orthodox Catholic Church according to the oral lessons of Fr. J. Romanides” – Vol.B By His Eminence Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos and Saint Vlassios Source: http://www.oodegr.com/oode/thriskies/genika/airesh_or8odoksia_1.htm A previous article had shown that, just as there…

CHRIST’S LOVE IN US

By Roshan Thomas (Chief-Editor’s Note: Roshan Thomas is a young college graduate who delivered this spritual address at St. Thomas Orthodox Church in Chicago. He is also an acolyte assisting the priest in the santuary duing the Holy Liturgy. We thought his efforts need to be encouraged and would becme beneficial to our youth; and…

CHARACTER

by John G. Panagiotou Global: Growing up in my hometown, I fondly remember Mr. MacNamara’s corner drug store. There the kindly old pharmacist Mr. MacNamara would not only own a pharmacy, but he would have for sale all kinds of candy and nicknacks that only an old-fashioned drug store would offer. As kids, we knew…

Patriarchal Proclamation For Holy Pascha 2017

<p style=”text-align: center;”><strong>VOLUME XXI SPRING 2017 ISSUE 2</strong></p>   + B A R T H O L O M E W By God’s Mercy Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch To the Plenitude of the Church: May the Grace, Peace and Mercy of the Christ Risen in Glory be with you All Beloved brothers…

Catechetical Homily on the Occasion of Holy and Great Lent (2017)

<p style=”text-align: center;”><strong>VOLUME XXI SPRING 2017 ISSUE 2</strong></p>   + B A R T H O L O M E W By God’s Mercy Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch To the Plenitude of the Church May the Grace and Peace of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Together with our Prayer, Blessing and…

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