- Feb 4, 2010
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- Mesa, AZ
And Constnatinople a Palestinian Church that is now independent of Jerusalem.Michał Kalina said:Indeed.Shanghaiski said:Wow, that is a mess. Did Uncle Joe clean it up in the usual way?Michał Kalina said:Your situation somehow resembles situation in Poland in the interwar: Polish oriented bishops vs. Russian oriented bishops vs. Ukrainian oriented bishops vs. Polish oriented priests vs. Russian oriented priests vs. Ukrainian oriented priests vs. Belarusian oriented priests vs. Polish oriented laity vs. Russian oriented laity vs. Ukrainian oriented laity vs. Belarusian oriented laity vs. autocephaly supporters vs. autocephaly opponents vs. state authorities vs. Roman Catholics vs. Ukrainian Catholics vs. Neo-Uniates vs. old calendarists vs. new calendarists vs. Wester Riters vs. mother Church(es); polemics in newspapers, books and bulletins; depositions, suspensions, laitisations, excommunications flying here and there; some unofficial sobors and gatherings of "concerned laity"...
I hope none of your archimandrites won't finally shot the metropolitan (or, in your case, the 3 of them) as one of ours did.
We needed Stalin to clean up the situation. I wonder how you will solve your mess.
That's where I'm getting lost.Marc1152 said:News flash.. The OCA is a Russian Orthodox Church that is now independent of Moscow
That would make the Moscow Patriarchate a Greek Church that is now independent of the Constantinople...