RUSSIAN CHURCH RELEASES DRAFT CATECHISM INCLUDING SECTION THAT “CONDEMNS” OPPONENTS OF ECUMENISM

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Pravoslavie.ru - 27/7/17 With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, the Synodal Biblical-Theological Commission has published a draft version of the Catechesis of the Russian Orthodox Church for Church-wide discussion, reports patriarchia.ru. The final section on the Russian Church’s attitude towards the non-Orthodox has caused some consternation. The idea of creating a modern catechism was first raised at ...

Unexpected Discoveries – The Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem

Khoren Bandazian - The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 27/7/17 The time before a vacation is hectic. Especially if you are going to be away for a while. Before my trip to Israel I was very busy and didn’t get a chance to think or study where we would be going so I left ...

A Groundbreaking Consultation on The New Armenian Diaspora and its Self- Understanding is held at St Mary’s Monastery in Bikfaya

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ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org - July 2017 11-13 July 2017. The meeting began on Tuesday with the participation of Mrs Heranoush Hagopian, Minister of Diaspora of the Republic of Armenia, and over 30 scholars from Armenia and the diaspora, representing different disciplines, countries, ages and gender. His Holiness Aram I opened the meeting with the Lord’s Prayer and invited the diaspora ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Awarded “Golden Medal” of the International Academy of Literary Documentation

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 27/7/17 On July 25, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received a delegation from the International Academy of Literature Documentation. They were led by Mr. Valery Narinyan, President of the Academy. The purpose of the visit was to ...