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A CONFESSION OF FAITH AGAINST ECUMENISM

From a Convention of Orthodox Clergymen and Monks Greece, April 2009 (Editor’s Note: We are publishing one of the latest pronouncements against the heresy of ecumenism that has infected most of the orthodox churches in recent days. We urge the readers of The Voice of Orthodoxy to read it in the right spirit of orthodoxy…

A CONFESSION OF FAITH AGAINST ECUMENISM

Convention of Orthodox Clergymen and Monks April 2009 {Editor’s Note: Orthodox Christians – Please read this important statement affirming true orthodoxy and condemning modern ecumenism, and study it and use it in our conferences and workshops to develop our own awareness of true Christianity. You may please print out this document and circulate it for…

Orthodox Church Holds Steady In A Changing World

AN INTERVIEW WITH FR. MICHAEL FRITZ First published in print: Saturday, January 17, 2009 The Rev. Michael Fritz: Assistant priest at Church of Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God Russian Orthodox Church in Colonie. Background: 55, born and raised in Albany. Graduated from Hudson Valley Community College and Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary in…

Message of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the beginning of the New Ecclesiastical Year (Indiktos)

9/1/2009 B A R T H O L O M E W BY THE MERCY OF GOD ARCHBISHOP OF CONSTANTINOPLE, NEW ROME AND ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH TO THE PLENITUDE OF THE CHURCH GRACE AND PEACE FROM THE CREATOR OF THE ENTIRE UNIVERSE OUR LORD, GOD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST As we come again to the changing…

Orthodox Kosovo

From the fourteenth century to the present day, the land of Kosovo and Metohija has been, and will always remain, the spiritual heartland of the Serbian Orthodox nation. Sanctified by a multitude of monasteries and churches as well as by the blood of martyrs, the holy land of Kosovo occupies a place of honor and…

2008 CHRISTMAS MESSAGE OF HIS ALL-HOLINESS BARTHOLOMEW OF CONSTANTINOPLE

+BARTHOLOMEW By the Mercy of God Archbishop of Constantinople, New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch To the Plenitude of the Church Grace, peace and mercy from the Savior Christ, born in Bethlehem Beloved brethren and children in the Lord, The great and sacred day of Christmas has dawned, the metropolis and mother of all feasts, inviting…

OPENING A DOOR FOR THE LORD IN PEOPLE’S HEARTS

(AN INTERVIEW) Father Alexy Aedo, Chilean native and archpriest with the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad, is the pastor in Chile of two Orthodox communities—that of rSt Silouan of Mount Athos in the city of Conception[1], and that of St Nectarios of Aegina in the city of Santiago[2]. While still a youth, being Chilean and Catholic,…

ADDRESS OF HIS ALL-HOLINESS ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW I TO THE XIITH ORDINARY GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF BISHOPS OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

(The Vatican, 18 October 2008) THE WORD OF GOD IN THE LIFE AND MISSION OF THE CHURCH Your Holiness, Synodal Fathers, It is at once humbling and inspiring to be graciously invited by Your Holiness to address the XIIth Ordinary General Assembly of this auspicious Synod of Bishops, an historical meeting of Bishops of the…

MESSAGE OF THE HEADS OF NATIONAL ORTHODOX CHURCHES IN CONNECTION WITH PAULINE YEAR

At the Phanar, Constantinople, October 12, 2008 In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. 1. Through the Grace of God, the Primates and the Representatives of the local Orthodox Churches have gathered from 10-12 October, 2008, in the Phanar, at the invitation and under the presidency of…

ADDRESS BY HIS ALL HOLINESS BARTHOLOMEW I

AT THE OPENING OF THE PAULINE SYMPOSIUM IN CONTANTINOPLE October 12, 2008 We offer praise and glory to the Trinitarian God for the spiritual banquet that lies before us and that we are blessed officially to open this afternoon following the successful conclusion this morning of a historical Synaxis, which has gathered the Heads of…

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