Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox & Roman Catholicism – A Comparison

OCP News Service - 14/6/19 A Comparison between Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, and Roman Catholic Churches DOWNLOAD THE COMPARISON PDF HERE From the book Orthodox Dilemma "I have made an effort to make a minor comparison of EO and OO Churches with the Roman Catholic Church. This is a very limited comparison and does not explain everything in detail. I ...

SCV Launches New Publication – Encountering Women of Faith Volume III

SCV - 14/6/19 Saint Catherine’s Vision (SCV) joyfully announces the launch of our newest publication in the thought-provoking Encountering Women of Faith book series.  Encountering Women of Faith: The Saint Catherine’s Vision Collection, Volume III provides a rich tapestry of witness from the lives of holy women throughout Christian history. Collaboratively written to both spiritually inspire and academically inform, ...

The Regime of the Orthodox Church

Parembasis - Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos and St Vlassios - 14/6/19 Translation of the article in Greek Τό πολίτευμα τῆς Ὀρθοδόξου Ἐκκλησίας Prompted by the Ukrainian issue, there are discussions about ‘primacy’ within the Church. Some people reject it, and others misinterpret it. The Roman Catholics usually interpret primacy in terms of essentialism, and some contemporary Orthodox ...

Hesychia and the Vision of God in the Epistles of the Apostle Paul

Parembasis - Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos and St Vlassios - 14/6/19 Translation of Chapter 6 from the book in Greek by Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos Metaphraseis – Mysteria kai Askese, pub. Birth of the Theotokos Monastery, Levadia 2011, pp. 241-31. ARTICLE IN PDF When one reads Holy Scripture and the Holy Fathers carefully and with an open mind, ...

SVS Press Summer Sale: Orthodox ecology summit

SVOTS - 14/6/19 His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, “The Green Patriarch,” is concerned there is so much left to be done when it comes to the Church and pressing environmental issues. After the third Halki Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, which wrapped up last week, he is looking to Orthodox seminaries and theological schools to step up ...

Serbian Army Lieutenant Presbyter Goran Sandic in Fort Jackson

Church of Serbia - 14/6/19 There has been military clergy in the Serbian Army since it gained statehood. Knjaz Milosh Obrenovich in the constitution of the newly liberated state, in 1839, defines that they shall have priests in the army. After the Second World War, it was not allowed to pray to God in Serbian military barracks. ...

Meeting of Patriarchs – Erbil

Syriac Orthodox Patrirachate - 14/6/19 On June 10, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with their Beatitudes Mor Ignatius Youssef III Younan, Syriac Catholic Patriarch of Antioch, and Cardinal Mar Louis Rafael I Sako, Chaldean Patriarch of Babylon. The meeting was hosted by His Eminence Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Archbishop of Mosul, Kirkuk, Kurdistan ...