Εμφάνιση αναρτήσεων με ετικέτα Paul L. Gavrilyuk. Εμφάνιση όλων των αναρτήσεων
Εμφάνιση αναρτήσεων με ετικέτα Paul L. Gavrilyuk. Εμφάνιση όλων των αναρτήσεων

Τρίτη, 12 Ιουλίου 2016

ORTHODOX COUNCIL BRIDGES TENSIONS, MOVES TOWARD INTERFAITH DIALOGUE

 Paul L. Gavrilyuk, 
Council of Crete embraces outward-looking leadership
During the week of June 19 on the island of Crete, the first global Orthodox Council to meet in more than 1,000 years—known as the “Holy and Great Council”—brought together more than 290 delegates, mostly bishops, representing 10 self-governing local Orthodox churches.

Πέμπτη, 7 Ιουλίου 2016

HISTORIC ORTHODOX COUNCIL MEETS DESPITE BOYCOTT BY FOUR CHURCHES

 Paul L. Gavrilyuk, america magazine
Russia's influence seen behind the scenes

During the week of June 19, the leaders of the self-governing Orthodox churches worldwide gathered in council on the island of Crete. As the first global Council of the Orthodox Church in more than 1,000 years, this historic event promised to usher in a new era of conciliarity.

Παρασκευή, 17 Ιουνίου 2016

Κυριακή, 10 Απριλίου 2016

THE FUTURE PAN-ORTHODOX COUNCIL: TO BE OR NOT TO BE?


Paul L. Gavrilyuk,
Over the last two years, the Patriarchate of Constantinople has repeatedly announced that the much anticipated Great and Holy Council will take place around the Feast of Pentecost in June 2016. When it happens, this Council will be an event of considerable historical import, bringing together the leaders of all Orthodox Churches for the first time since 787. Unfortunately, not all Orthodox leaders are equally enthusiastic about the Council and some are even trying to prevent it. Why is the idea of the Council so controversial? Who are the main players in this controversy? If the Council takes place, what might it achieve?