Give to him who begs from you

Give to him who begs from you

  Listen to the Daily Reading for June 25, 2016, The Leave-Taking of Holy Pentecost St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans 1:7-12 BRETHREN, grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because...

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Today’s Press Conference, Day 5

Today’s Press Conference, Day 5

During today’s press conference of the Holy and Great Council, we are updated on the overall experience during the meetings and the accomplishments of the day. Opening remarks were made by Archbishop Job of Telmessos, spokesperson of the Secretariat of the Holy and Great Council.  Then questions were answered by a panel of...

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We Need to Start the Conciliar Process from Somewhere

We Need to Start the Conciliar Process from Somewhere

In this short video, watch as Peter Petkoff, Managing Director of “Law and Religion” Journal, Oxford University, speaks exclusively to Pemptousia and OCN regarding the challenges of the Holy and Great Council and its historical importance.   He brings up question such as, “What does it mean to be Church?”...

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The Holy and Great Council as a Celebration for Orthodoxy

The Holy and Great Council as a Celebration for Orthodoxy

Watch this short video as Nikos Magghioros, Assistant Professor of Canon Law at the Theology School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, speaks exclusively with Pemptousia and OCN.  He testifies to the joy present at the in Holy and Great Council.   More information on the Holy and Great Council Coverage of the...

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The Significance of the Holy and Great Council, Tης σπουδαιότητος της Αγίας και Μεγάλης Συνόδου

The Significance of the Holy and Great Council, Tης σπουδαιότητος της Αγίας και Μεγάλης Συνόδου

Ο Γέρων Αμερικής Δημήτριος ομιλεί περί της σπουδαιότητος της Αγίας και Μεγάλης Συνόδου και της σημασίας της για την Εκκλησία. His Eminence Elder Demetrios of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America speaks on the significance of the Holy and Great Council and its importance for the Church. This video is...

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Feeling the Holy Spirit’s presence in the Holy and Great Council

Feeling the Holy Spirit’s presence in the Holy and Great Council

Watch this insightful interview with His Eminence Metropolitan ALEXIOS of Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Atlanta as he shares his thoughts and experience as a participant in the Holy and Great Council. The video is available in ENGLISH and GREEK.   More information on the Holy and Great Council Coverage of the Holy and...

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The Church: Local and Global

The Church: Local and Global

Here we are, at the fifth day of the Holy and Great Council. How are things going? Watch this short video of Fr. John  Chryssavgis, an archdeacon and theological adviser to His All-Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, with an update on the daily activities and purpose of this Holy Gathering. He...

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“Common” is the Root of “Community”

“Common” is the Root of “Community”

And fear came upon every soul; and many wonders and signs were done through the apostles.  And all who believed were together and had all things in common; and they sold their possessions and goods and distributed them to all, as any had need.  Acts 2:43-45  Friday after Pentecost-Feast of...

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