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COMMUNIQUÉ: Forum on Modern Slavery Held at the Phanar Under the Auspices of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

<p style=”text-align: center;”><strong>VOLUME XXI SPRING 2017 ISSUE 2</strong></p>   “Lord, free the captives. Remember those in mines, in exile, in harsh labor, and in every kind of affliction, necessity, or distress . . . For You, Lord, are the helper of the helpless, the hope of the hopeless, and the savior of the afflicted.” (From…

ST. BASIL THE GREAT AND CHRISTIAN PHILANTHROPY

By John G. Panagiotou VOLUME XXI SPRING 2017 ISSUE 2 Many things are said and written about the great Cappodocian Father of the 4th century St. Basil the Great of Caesarea. In Basil the Great, we find the consummate theologian, liturgical scholar, ascetic and evangelist of the Faith. Too often, however, one more aspect of…

ADDRESS OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM AT ICCI & MUSALAHA

WINTER 2017 ISSUE 1 The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 14/2/17 On 27th and 28th January / 9th and 10th February 2017, H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos sent his address to the two-day conference of ICCI & MUSALAHA, that is, the International Christian Committee in Israel, which was organized at the Legacy hotel…

How Serbia Welcomed in Russians Fleeing Political Upheavals of 1917

WINTER 2017 ISSUE 1 Professor Andrey Tarasyev from Belgrade University . © SPUTNIK/ SENKA MILOS Sputniknews – 15/2/17 2017 marks the centenary of the February Revolution and the subsequent October Socialist Revolution of 1917, which plunged the country into a civil war and prompted hundreds of thousands from Tsarist society’s upper ranks to flee for…

ADDRESS OF GREETING

VOLUME XXI                                      WINTER 2017                                                   ISSUE 1   By Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to…

Havresc: A David & Goliath Story In Iraq

VOLUME XXI                                                              WINTER 2017                                                         ISSUE 1 By Lucine Kasbarian on December 20, 2016 in Headline, Interviews  An Interview with Filmmaker David Ritter The Iraqi village of Havresc (originally called “Hay Vrej,” the Armenian words for “Armenian revenge”) was once populated with Armenian Genocide survivors and their descendants. Circa 1970, Iraqi President Saddam Hussein’s military destroyed villages, such as Havresc, that were…

Interviews with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

VOLUME XXI                                                               WINTER 2017                                                          ISSUE 1   His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: The Patriarch of Solidarity His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. © Sean Hawkey/WCC (Courtesy of the World Council of Churches) 22 December 2016 By Marianne Ejdersten* He earned the title “Green Patriarch” as a religious leader addressing alarming environmental issues over at least two…

Religious Leaders and Dignitaries Congratulate His All-Holiness on 25th Anniversary of Enthronement

VOLUME XXI                                                               WINTER 2017                                                          ISSUE 1 Istanbul, Turkey 11/4/2016 Below are a compilation of congratulatory messages from religious leaders and digniatries from around the world to His All-Holiness Bartholomew on the occasion of his 25th anniversary of enthronement as Ecumenical Patriarch: His Holiness Pope Francis His Holiness Bartholomaios Archbishop of Constantinople Ecumenical Patriarch It was…

The Conflict Between ‘Charismatic’ and ‘Academic’ Theology Not New in Orthodox Christianity

By John G. Panagiotou The Holy John Chrysostom interpreting the epistles of the Apostle Paul In the New Testament, the Apostle Paul writes to his spiritual son Timothy about the “deposit of faith” (in Greek, paradosis) which has been handed down from Christ to His Apostles, to their disciples and to their successors.1 What is this “deposit”…

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