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    Catholic University of America depicts George Floyd as Jesus in Byzantine Icon

    Explain to me how this picture does not depict George Floyd. Because the picture depicts George Floyd, with the ώ-Ό-Ν halo inscribed around his head.
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    Board votes to relocate St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary; Location to be determined

    That applies to other major urban cities across the country, like Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, etc. Judging from the Assembly of Bishop's parish directory, Seattle has 16 parishes in and around the city (including a ROCOR monastery), San Francisco has 32 parishes in and around the city...
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    Board votes to relocate St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary; Location to be determined

    There are no canonical Orthodox seminaries in California (though there are several Orthodox colleges there). I think somwhere in the South or on the West Coast would be good.
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    有人说中文?

    The most populous nation in the world, and it only has a few Orthodox parishes. So yeah, thank God for the MP's translations into Chinese.
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    Tears

    I can't give much advice on this myself... but this is one of the subjects that Father Seraphim talks about in this video:
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    How Does Decisionmaking at GOARCH Assemblies Work?

    Something wrong with being against abortion?
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    How Does Decisionmaking at GOARCH Assemblies Work?

    I'm only referring to its anti-abortion laws, which in my mind somewhat makes up for whatever corruption it may be facing.
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    How do "the Phanariotes" feel without us?

    What does that have to do with the question?
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    How Does Decisionmaking at GOARCH Assemblies Work?

    How is Texas a corrupt government? In fact it is one of the most moral states in America at the moment.
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    How Does Decisionmaking at GOARCH Assemblies Work?

    Ukraine has been an independent nation since 1991. The 1996 constitution marked the transformation of Ukraine's government into a semi-presidential republic, not its independence.
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    How Does Decisionmaking at GOARCH Assemblies Work?

    Those are good points.
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    How Does Decisionmaking at GOARCH Assemblies Work?

    Mostly English. The Antiochian Archdiocese in America is very orienteted to Orthodoxy itself, rather than clinging to ethnic ties (there are still some exceptions of course, but their attitudes have drawn in tens of thousands of converts; can't say the same about GOARCH). Bump that number up to...
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    GOARCH and Vaccines

    How is he saving the world? It would be the millions of medical professionals treating the sick and working to get the vaccine rolling that are saving the world. Of course they are supported by the EP's prayers, but he isn't saving the entire world.
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