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    Jewish extremists burn down church in Israel

    Please keep this discussion free from anything approaching politics or debate. Yurysprudentsiya
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    UAOC and KP are not uniting however

    I also got a 404. no political comments in Christian News.  You have been warned.  Yurysprudentsiya
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    UAOC ready to become Constantinople’s metropolis

    This is the way that everything has historically been run in Ukraine.  There may well be more than just the stated reasons.  Or maybe these reasons are really important.  Or maybe somebody just doesn't want it to happen.  Or maybe somewhere someone is posturing to get a better deal from...
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    UAOC ready to become Constantinople’s metropolis

    According to the article, he was giving an interview. You can see more of it here: http://orthodoxy.org.ua/data/yakshcho-mi-iedini-z-vselenskim-pravoslavyam-maiemo-pragnuti-shchob-i-reshta-pravoslavnih-bula
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    UAOC ready to become Constantinople’s metropolis

    Perhaps it could be read that way.  Honestly, I think that was only the latest in a long line of reasons why they wanted to get rid of him.  I'm really interested to know why they got rid of Fr. Heorhij, however.
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    UAOC ready to become Constantinople’s metropolis

    Under what circumstances did this happen?  I missed that news. I do know of the dismissal of Metropolitan Oleksandr (Drabynko) of Pereyaslav-Khmelnyts'kyj from his post as Chairman of the Department of External Church Relations of the UOC-MP in late May, which came just two months after he paid...
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    MOVED: "Honor is in jihad, a message to the Balkans"

    This topic has been moved to Politics. http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php?topic=65086.0
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    UAOC ready to become Constantinople’s metropolis

    I think that such an outcome would merely rip away the facade of "unity" on certain points that is growing thinner and thinner with each passing day, and would cause the Orthodox World to openly acknowledge, and begin to come to terms with, the severe governance problems that the competing...
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    UAOC ready to become Constantinople’s metropolis

    Perhaps seeing what is to come, UOC-MP press secretary (at least he once held this title, I assume that he still does), Fr. Heorhij Kovalenko recently commented on Radio Maria: As reported here (in Ukrainian): http://risu.org.ua/ua/index/all_news/orthodox/orthodox_world/60260/ My prediction: ...
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    UAOC ready to become Constantinople’s metropolis

    (Translated by me) "After the unification of the UOC-KP and UAOC, the single national Ukrainian church will be recognized by the Patriarchate of Constantinople, said Archbishop Yevstratij (Zorya), a spokesman for the UOC-KP, on Ukrainian television station Channel 5, reports UNN." A bit more...
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    UAOC ready to become Constantinople’s metropolis

    On June 8, 2015, at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery in Kyiv (presently belonging to the UOC-KP), a meeting was held by the dialogue committees of the UAOC and the UOC-KP, with observers from the Ecumenical Patriarchate (namely, a bishop each from the UOC-USA and the UOCC).  At this meeting...
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    Ordination of Women in the Orthodox Church

    Mor, On a serious note:  Given your theological acumen, how do you reconcile this statement with our Orthodox understanding of sin as "missing the mark," with some missing it more than others, and the relevant corrections being accordingly graded?  (Likewise, the Catholics have their...
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    Ordination of Women in the Orthodox Church

    I didn't realize that the Orthodox Church seriously debated this in the 1970s.
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    Question about Receptionism and EC Councils

    There is also the oft-stated requirement that it be recognized as such by a successive council. And it must be received by the Churches, not simply by the bishops.  Hence the eventual rejection of the Council of Florence in the 15th century despite its near-universal acceptance among the...
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    Patriarch with Alzheimer's?

    Mike: I was trying to be lenient on your disrespect of our patriarchs.  Alzheimer's Disease is a very serious disease that robs a person of his or her mental capabilities and eventually causes death.  It is nothing to joke about and it is certainly far beyond the pale to cavalierly suggest in...
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