Patriarchate Bartholomew, Constantinople and the Creation of an “Eastern Papacy”

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Tamar Lomidze - Contributor- OCP News Service - 27/6/19 The Patriarchate of Constantinople has recently been shaken by scandals. First, Metropolitan Emmanuel of France got accused of pederasty, then Metropolitan Elpidophoros of Bursa was appointed Archbishop of the Greek American Archdiocese (GOA) by passing the opinion of American hierarchs, which caused sharp criticism among US clergy ...

Theologians: Constantinople Lost its Weight in the Orthodox world

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Sophia Iliadi – Independent Article - 27/6/19 The Orthodox world is facing a total rearrangement. The balance of powers and the distribution of influence between 14 mutually recognized Local Orthodox Churches is shifting as the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, historically first among equal autocephalous Churches, has completely lost its weight. This is happening against the background of ...