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Rev. Dr. Chryssavgis Addresses Process and Governance During the Holy and Great Council.

Watch as Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, author, theologian serving as Archdeacon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, and theological advisor to the Ecumenical…

Jun 16, 2016

Q & A : “Is there still hope…there is more than hope…there is prayer!”

Fr. John Chryssavgis addresses the issue of some of the Churches not attending the Holy and Great Synod a meeting that all agreed to attend and then at…

Jun 16, 2016

Despite New Pullout by Russia, Orthodox Synod to Take Place as Scheduled

According to an article  in the Associated Press by Patrick Quinn and Derek Gatopoulos, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I  said the…

Jun 15, 2016

Serbian Orthodox Church Will be Present at the Holy and Great Council

THE HOLY SYNOD OF BISHOPS OF THE SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH Syn. No. 840 15th June 2016 C O M M U N I Q U E In brotherly love, while with responsibility and…

Jun 15, 2016

New Title From St. Tikhon’s Monastery Press

Saint Tikhon of Moscow: Instructions & Teachings for the American Orthodox Faithful (1898-1907) “St. Tikhon of Moscow is the father of the contemporary…

Jun 15, 2016

Join Webinar hosted Media conference with Ecumenical Patriarchate Press Director: Holy and Great Council TODAY

WHO: Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, director, Ecumenical Patriarchate Press Office for the Holy and Great Council WHAT: Webinar-hosted media conference on…

Jun 15, 2016

Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology Faculty Statement on the Holy and Great Council

The Faculty of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology fully supports the coming Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church to be held at the Orthodox…

Jun 14, 2016

Holy and Great Council

The Council will take place after over 1000 years of not meeting and over 50 years of planning, studying and praying.  This meeting is an event which…

Jun 14, 2016

Many Members, One Body

When family members have been isolated for a long time – in the case of the autocephalous Orthodox Churches, for entire centuries – it is natural for…

Jun 14, 2016

MANY MEMBERS, ONE BODY

We are called to pray and support our Church fathers as they gather for the historic Holy and Great Council this week. Please note that the Ecumenical…

Jun 13, 2016

His Eminence, Metropolitan ALEXIOS of Atlanta on the events in Orlando

June 13, 2016 Beloved in the Lord, “In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 It is with…

Jun 13, 2016

Over 1,000 Orthodox Scholars Urge the Council to be Held in June 2016

In a few short days, the Holy and Great Council is scheduled to take place. Among announcements that some Primates are not planning to attend, an open…

Jun 13, 2016