Orthodox News

Why'd We Start Solve 60?

Why’d We Start Solve 60?

September 24th, 2016

Source: Pan Orthodox United I co-founded Pan Orthodox United, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization[...]

Retreat fosters brotherhood among STOTS alumni, seminarians

Retreat fosters brotherhood among STOTS alumni, seminarians

September 23rd, 2016

Source: Orthodox Church in America SOUTH CANAAN, PA [STOTS Communications/Jonathan Lincoln]  Stud[...]

Could Orthodox Churches Recognise The Pope? It's No Longer Completely Unthinkable

Could Orthodox Churches Recognise The Pope? It’s No Longer Completely Unthinkable

September 23rd, 2016

Source: Christian Today Mark Woods - Christian Today Contributing Editor Is the thousand-year[...]

OLDEST CHRISTIAN CHURCHES IN RUSSIA MAY BE LOST FOREVER

OLDEST CHRISTIAN CHURCHES IN RUSSIA MAY BE LOST FOREVER

September 17th, 2016

Source: Pravoslavie.ru Every year hundreds of tourists visit the canyon of the Bolshoy Zelenchuk [...]

Honoring our college students on Sunday, October 2

Honoring our college students on Sunday, October 2

September 16th, 2016

Source: Orthodox Church in America SYOSSET, NY [OCA Youth]  Every year, parishes across North Ame[...]


Governance & Unity News

OCA Metropolitan Council concludes Fall Session, recommends 19th AAC venue

OCA Metropolitan Council concludes Fall Session, recommends 19th AAC venue

September 22nd, 2016

Source: Orthodox Church in America HUNTINGTON, NY [OCA] -  The Metropolitan Council of the Orthod[...]

Discussion about the Holy and Great Council at the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America's 2016 Clergy Laity Congress

Discussion about the Holy and Great Council at the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America’s 2016 Clergy Laity Congress

August 26th, 2016

Source: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America This presentation is from Tuesday, July 5, 2016[...]

Statement of the Secretariat of the Holy Synod of Antioch, Balamand, 27 June 2016

Statement of the Secretariat of the Holy Synod of Antioch, Balamand, 27 June 2016

July 29th, 2016

Source: Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East At the end of the seventh extraor[...]

THE HOLY AND GREAT COUNCIL: Discussion and News

THE HOLY AND GREAT COUNCIL: Discussion and News

July 26th, 2016

Source: Pravoslavie.ru and other sources Post-Conciliar News - Metropolitan Kallistos Reflects on [...]

Russian Orthodox Church calls boycotted Crete council ‘an important event’

Russian Orthodox Church calls boycotted Crete council ‘an important event’

July 20th, 2016

Source: Deseret News By Tom Heneghan, Religion News Service The Russian Orthodox Church, whose[...]

Governance & Unity Essays

Was Putin behind the Downplaying of the Holy and Great Council?

Was Putin behind the Downplaying of the Holy and Great Council?

September 15th, 2016

Source: The National Herald By Theodoros Kalmoukos Analysis The Holy and Great Council (HGC[...]

OCL ANNUAL MEETING UPDATE

OCL ANNUAL MEETING UPDATE

September 15th, 2016

Source: Orthodox Christian Laity Hope to see you at the OCL  29th Annual Meeting! November 17-20, [...]

Musings of the OCL Executive Director

Musings of the OCL Executive Director

August 31st, 2016

Source: Orthodox Christian Laity The Assembly of Bishops will meet during the first week of Octob[...]

Personal Musings on the Holy and Great Council

Personal Musings on the Holy and Great Council

July 31st, 2016

Source: Orthodox Christian Laity I had prepared myself to go to Chania, Crete and see, as a repor[...]

Metropolitan Kallistos Reflects on Orthodox Council

Metropolitan Kallistos Reflects on Orthodox Council

July 26th, 2016

Source: OSV Newsweekly Member of the delegation of the Ecumenical Patriarchate hopes June’s meeting[...]

OCL Forum

The Need for an Autocephalous, Independent, Self-governing Orthodox Church in the USA

The Need for an Autocephalous, Independent, Self-governing Orthodox Church in the USA

January 18th, 2016

Source: Orthodox Christian Laity This forum is a place to post thoughts, papers and documents tha[...]

Will the Assembly of Bishops Lay a Foundation for Unity? Why is our Geographic Church in America Subject to Patriarchates Abroad Whose Actions Appear to be Obstructing Unity?

Will the Assembly of Bishops Lay a Foundation for Unity? Why is our Geographic Church in America Subject to Patriarchates Abroad Whose Actions Appear to be Obstructing Unity?

October 31st, 2013

Mandate The Assembly has been established in accordance with the Decision of the 4th Pre-Conciliar [...]

Measuring the Assembly of Bishops' Progress on Unity

Measuring the Assembly of Bishops’ Progress on Unity

January 31st, 2013

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America sets out the vision of the g[...]

Ethno-Phyletism: A Problem for the American Church

Ethno-Phyletism: A Problem for the American Church

August 6th, 2012

The article "The 1872 Council of Constantinople and Phyletism" by Rev. Fr. Stephane Bigham provides [...]

Pan-Orthodox Ministries / Grassroots Unity

Pan-Orthodox Ministries / Grassroots Unity

August 5th, 2012

I am interested in what pan-Orthodox ministries there are out there. I know of very few TRULY p[...]

Focused Study and Research Topics

THE HOLY AND GREAT COUNCIL: Discussion and News

THE HOLY AND GREAT COUNCIL: Discussion and News

July 26th, 2016

Source: Pravoslavie.ru and other sources Post-Conciliar News - Metropolitan Kallistos Reflects on [...]

A DECLARATION OF AMERICAN ORTHODOX UNITY NOW [Draft]

A DECLARATION OF AMERICAN ORTHODOX UNITY NOW [Draft]

October 31st, 2015

Source: Orthodox Christian Laity A DECLARATION OF AMERICAN ORTHODOX UNITY NOW [Draft] [A Case Stud[...]

How will we move forward to renew the Orthodox Church in the USA?

How will we move forward to renew the Orthodox Church in the USA?

October 12th, 2015

Source: Orthodox Christian Laity How will we move forward to renew the Orthodox Church in the USA? [...]