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    GOAA Support for Coptic Christians

    GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AMERICA 8-10 East 79th St. New York, NY 10075-0106 * Tel: (212) 570-3530 Fax: (212) 774-0237 www.goarch.org    - Email: communications@goarch.org Contact: PRESS OFFICE Stavros Papagermanos pressoffice@goarch.org Date: Oct. 12, 2011 Greek Orthodox ARCHDIOCESE of...
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    Archbishop Demetrios' Pilgrimage

    GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AMERICA 8-10 East 79th St. New York, NY 10075-0106 * Tel: (212) 570-3530 Fax: (212) 774-0237 www.goarch.org    - Email: communications@goarch.org Contact: PRESS OFFICE Stavros Papagermanos pressoffice@goarch.org Date: August 9, 2011 ARCHBISHOP DEMETRIOS TO...
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    Orthodox chanting

    I missed this airing but PBS has it on its website. Nice piece, famous priest. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/episodes/april-10-2009/orthodox-chanting/2625/
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    Court of Strasbourg recognizes Ecumenical Patriarchate, condemns Turkey

    "The verdict condemns the Turkish state for improperly taking over the orphanage of Buyukada, on the Marmara Sea. In its ruling is also extremely important for religious minorities on Turkish soil." Full article: http://www.asianews.it/index.php?l=en&art=12729&geo=1&size=A
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    Orthodox Icon weeps, again.

    Cathedral of St. Paul, Full report: http://stpaulhempstead.org/j/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogsection&id=13&Itemid=49
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    Germany Asks Turkey to Re-Open Tarsus Church

    http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601100&sid=aIVjG6_WWybQ&refer=germany Of course the real questions are: 1) Will they really do this and 2) What kind of church will they allow.
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    Many years, Fr Chris!

    Guess the answer why our esteemed administrator has been busy is now clear: http://www.clarionledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080607/FEAT04/806070313/1022/feat04 {Catch the video too}
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    "Not Very Orthodox"

    Since I tend to go off forums for months at a time I have no idea if this has been shown here before. However, in light of today's earlier discussion on fasting, I couldn't resist a link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uw-b_NFW3iI Funniest thing I've seen in weeks (and I've a hunch 'Benedict...
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    Nymphios Service?

    I noted yesterday in my copy of Holy Week & Easter Services complied by Fr George Papadeas and published by St. Paul's Greek Orthodox Church, Hempstead, NY (and pretty old - I've used this book every year since 1960) that he mentions "There is a Nymphios Service on Holy Wednesday evening which...
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    Russia, Do-It-Yourself Church

    Full article: http://www.peacereporter.net/dettaglio_articolo.php?idc=0&idart=10709 I guess one can teach old dogs new tricks  :D
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    Kyriacos Markides

    I have noted on many threads that this author's books, Gifts of the Desert and Mountain of Silence, are often recommended. I have read neither. I do, however, have a copy of his Homage to the Sun, published in 1987. Frankly, I have started this book three or four times over the last 15-16 years...
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    Orthodox News source

    Directions to Orthodoxy: http://www.directionstoorthodoxy.org/ For those like me who are Orthodox news junkies, another good source (with apparently less, shall we say, editorial slant and/or latent agenda - but none are perfect).  ;) <Link above pre-approved by Admin>
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    Eastern/Greek Orthodox Bible (EOB)

    As we await the release of the OSB, I recently found this project and am more than excited about it. I was not sure if this had been debuted here before but a real Orthodox Bible that is ready, albeit as a work-in-process (I might not buy a hard copy quite yet awaiting corrections and the pdfs...
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    Roman Acceptance of the Council of 879-80 as Ecumenical

    This thread has been split from the "Councils Ecumenical or Otherwise" topic. It has been designated  "sticky" because of references concerning important Orthodox beliefs about the filioque, Holy Tradition, conciliar unity and other questions. Pravoslavbob, Religious Topics Moderator...
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    Blessed Nativity

    I break my fast a wee bit early to wish my sisters and brothers on the Julian Calendar an early Blessed Feast for the Nativity of our Lord. This morning at our Greek parish; this evening at our Carpatho-Russian parish; tomorrow morning at the nearby Ukrainian parish. We love "American" Orthodoxy!
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    Papal Indulgences

    Trips to Lourdes to cut time spent in purgatory Last Updated: 3:16am GMT 06/12/2007 Pope Benedict XVI is offering relief from purgatory to Roman Catholics who travel to Lourdes over the next year, the Vatican said yesterday. Pilgrims to the shrine in south-west France will receive "plenary...
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    7th Ecumenical Council and EO/RC schism

    Now that our resident canon rule opinionist is back from hunting and we have a few more RCs eager for discussions, I thought I might ask opinions of some canons and how they may be either indicative of the developing schism of 1054 or perhaps even causative. Late one night I was reviewing the...
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    MOVED: Russian Church delegates walk out of Vatican talks

    This topic has been moved to Free-For-All. http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php?topic=13125.0
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    Topic notifications

    Is anyone else not receiving email notifications that they have pre-set in one's Profile? I've not received any Topic or Board Notifications via email since the hosting move.
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    OCF-College Conference 2007

    I wish there had been something like this "back in my day". Not too early to make plans. http://www.ocf.net/programs/college_conference.html