The Repercussions of the Decisions of the Seventh Ecumenical Synod in the West

The Repercussions of the Decisions of the Seventh Ecumenical Synod in the West

Panteleimon Levakos, Theologian   The second month of the Church’s year is linked to the celebration of the Seventh Ecumenical Synod. This was a synod which was accompanied by one of the most violent interventions by the State in the internal affairs of the Church. The iconoclast dispute was the...

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Life by Faith: Father Nicholas Vieron

Life by Faith: Father Nicholas Vieron

Life by Faith : Father Nicholas Vieron A legacy of ecumenicism that changed the face of Memphis. Father Nicholas Vieron has faithfully served the Annunciation Memphis community since his arrival in 1955. For more than six decades, he helped develop a culture of community, bridging relationships between Greeks and non-Greeks within...

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Archbishop Demetrios Joins Religious Leaders in Ecumenical Service for the Centennial Commemoration of Armenian Genocide

Archbishop Demetrios Joins Religious Leaders in Ecumenical Service for the Centennial Commemoration of Armenian Genocide

WASHINGTON – Archbishop Demetrios of America participated yesterday evening, May 7, 2015 in the Ecumenical Service of commemoration of the centennial of the Armenian Genocide, in Washington’ s National Cathedral. The multi-faith service marked the 100th Anniversary of the beginning of the Armenian Genocide, in which an estimated 1.5 million Armenians...

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Encyclical of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for the Feast of Holy Pascha 2015

Encyclical of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for the Feast of Holy Pascha 2015

+ B A R T H O L O M E W By God’s Mercy Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch To the Plenitude of the Church Grace, Peace and Mercy from Christ, who has Risen in Glory Brother concelebrants and beloved children in the Lord, Christ is Risen!...

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How Ecumenical Are You?

How Ecumenical Are You?

My guess is that nothing can stop Orthodox conversation and divide a room quite so fast as someone loudly asking the question, “How ecumenical are you?” If ever I was asked the question, I think that I would feel compelled to answer the question with my own counter-question, “What do...

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Wide-Ranging Interview on the Ecumenical Patriarchate Published in English

Wide-Ranging Interview on the Ecumenical Patriarchate Published in English

Recently, the Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate published a translation of a wide-ranging interview on the Ecumenical Patriarchate between a Turkish journalist and Dn. John Chryssavgis, one of the Patriarchate’s preeminent theologians and the director of the press office during the recent visit of Pope Francis to the Phanar. The...

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