Posts about ecumenical council

The Sounding Blog

The Elephant in the Ecumenical Room

Especially in advance of the much-anticipated Great and Holy Council scheduled for later this year, there has been much talk about the importance of our…

Apr 17, 2016
Orthodox Seminary News

Authority in Orthodox Christian Councils

BY WHAT AUTHORITY? CONCILIAR AUTHORITY IN THE CHURCH by Gregory Tucker The long-awaited pan-Orthodox council will be upon us in a few short months. If…

Feb 03, 2016
Orthodox News

Ecumenical History Is Being Made

  Keynote Address By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew To the Synaxis of the Primates of the Orthodox Churches (Geneva 22-01-2016)…

Jan 25, 2016
Orthodox News

Ecumenical Patriarch Convenes Synaxis in Geneva

    Jan 19, 2016 NEW YORK – His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will convene under his chairmanship, Jan. 21-28, 2016, a Synaxis…

Jan 22, 2016
Orthodox News

1st International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care

Athens, Greece: In the last two decades, we as people have witnessed an unprecedented explosion as regards the evolution of electronic means of communication…

Mar 31, 2015
Archived Divine Liturgy in Greek/ English

Divine Liturgy: Fathers of the 7th Ecumenical Council

On this Sunday, we commemorate the Holy Fathers of the Seventh Ecumenical Council. ___________________________ Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network….

Oct 12, 2014
Orthodox News

Special Inter-Orthodox Commission for Preparing Pan-Orthodox Council Begins Its Work

On September 30, 2014, the Special Inter-Orthodox Commission for Preparing a Pan-Orthodox Council began its work at the Patriarchate of Constantinople’s…

Oct 03, 2014
Archived Divine Liturgy in Greek/ English

Divine Liturgy on Sunday of the Holy Fathers

You are greatly glorified, O Christ our God, who established our Fathers as luminaries upon the earth, and through them led us all to the true Faith. O…

Jul 13, 2014
The Sounding Blog

Orthodoxy and Inter-Christian Dialogue: 10 Principles from Fr. Georges Florovsky

When we look at the problem of Christian division today, the recognition of present-day differences and disagreement is essential. We cannot pretend that…

Jun 14, 2014
Archived Divine Liturgy in Greek/ English

Sunday of the Holy Fathers

The highest authority within the Church itself is the Ecumenical Council. During the early period of the Christian Church, many councils were held to establish…

Jul 14, 2013