ORTHODOX - CATHOLIC RELATIONS

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The Pope of Rome and the Christian East (and my commentary)

Peter Seewald's new book-length interview with the pope,<p><i>Light of the World: The Pope, The Church and The Signs Of The Times</i><p>on which I briefly …

ORTHODOX PASCHA (EASTER) CHRIST IS RISEN!! & CHRIST THE CONQUEROR OF HELL also LOW SUNDAY in the West

‘Yesterday I was crucified with Him; today I am glorified with Him; yesterday I died with Him; today I am quickened with Him; yesterday I was buried …

THE HOLY FIRE IN JERUSALEM (MOSTLY 2015) plus THE PROCLAMATION OF THE HOLY YEAR OF MERCY BY POPE FRANCIS

<b>please click on:</b><b></b><b><br>PASCHA 2015 IN AMSTERDAM</b><b></b><b></b><b> <br>if you haven't seen the last post. please click on:</b><b> <br>THE ORTHODOX PASCHA & LOW SUNDAY</b> <b></b><br>Do not hate the sinner, …

EAST AND WEST BEFORE THE MYSTERY OF SALVATION by Father R. Cantalamessa OFM (Cap)

Fr Cantalamessa gives his fourth Lenten sermon in the Vatican<br>Preacher of the Papal Household, Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa ofmcap offers a Lenten …

ENCYCLICAL LETTER OF HIS BEATITUDE BATHOLOMEW I, PATRIARCH OF CONSTANTINOPLE (plus) HOW SIMPLE PEASANTS BECAME GOD-SEERS (I believe there is a connection between the two themes.)

<b>ENCYCLICAL LETTER OF HIS BEATITUDE BARTHOLOMEW I</b><br>+ B A R T H O L O M E WBy God’s Mercy Archbishop of Constantinople-New Romeand Ecumenical PatriarchTo …

THE GREEK AND LATIN TRADITIONS REGARDING THE PROCESSION OF THE HOLY SPIRIT Pontificial Council for Promoting Christian Unity

The Holy Father, in the homily he gave in St Peter Basilica on 29 June in the presence of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, expressed a desire …

FATHER R. CANTALAMESSA'S "EAST AND WEST ON THE MYSTERY OF THE TRINITY"

<b>Father Cantalamessa's 2nd Lent Homily 2015</b><b>"East and West on the Mystery of the Trinity"</b><b><br>Rome, March 06, 2015 (Zenit.org)</b> <br>Here is the second Lenten …

A CATHOLIC & ORTHODOX ECUMENICAL VOICE: A JOINT STATEMENT: THE NORTH AMERICAN ORTHODOX-CATHOLIC THEOLOGICAL CONSULTATION

<b>The North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation</b><b>Georgetown University, Washington, DC</b><b>October 2, 2010</b><b><br>1. Prologue.</b> For almost forty-five …

THE NATURE OF THE CHURCH by Father Georges Florovsky

my source: Ancient Church, an Eastern Orthodox blog<p><b>The Church: Her Nature and Task, by Father Georges Florovsky</b><p><i>“The Church: Her Nature and Task”</i> …

MOSCOW, CONSTANTINOPLE AND ROME - Ecclesial Peace

28 May 2007, 12:12<p>We respect the Patriarch of Constantinople as the first in honor, but we are against viewing him as ‘Pope of the East’<p>In …

BECOMING THE GOSPEL: METROPOLITAN ANTHONY

<b>Becoming the Gospel: Remembering Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh</b><p>Metropolitan Anthony Bloom (photo by Jim Forest)<p>my source: Jim and Nancy Forest<p><i>This</i> …

THOUGHTS FOR ADVENT 1

THE DAY OF THE LAST JUDGEMENT by St John of Shanghai and San Francisco (Orthodox)<p>source<p>The day of the Last Judgement! That day no one knows -- only …

THE IMPORTANCE OF SUNDAY (ORTHODOX-CATHOLIC) & NOV. 24th FEAST OF CHRIST THE KING

<b>The North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation</b><p><b>Saint Paul’s College, Washington, DC</b> <b><br>October 27, 2012</b><p><b></b>source: Greek Orthodox Metropolis of …

ADVENT 2012

During the season of Advent, the Church proposes for our attention four truths which are general enough and profound enough to shape our whole …

THE POPE, THE SYNOD & THE RAVENNA DOCUMENT

<b>Synod of the Family Shows Papal Rethink of Petrine Office, Says Cardinal Kasper</b> <b><br>BY PETER JESSERER SMITH Friday, November 07, 2014</b><p>WASHINGTON — A …

THE GREAT MONASTIC SAINT ST SAVVA and the Greek story of his return

St. Savvas the Sanctified during his lifetime told his disciples that his incorrupt body would be removed from his monastery and later would rest in …

ORTHODOX & CATHOLIC TOGETHER: MONREALE CATHEDRAL IN SICILY

...who can penetrate the ways and will of God, and why did each branch (Orthodox and Catholic) have to work out its separate way to salvation? Each …

Anglicans and Copts and an Agreed Statement

In October of this year, as reported by the Anglican Communion News Service, the Anglican-Oriental Orthodox International Commission held its third …

“That They Might Be One”: Unity in Faith, Diversity in Expression

Few concepts are more universally controversial in the Christian world today than ecumenism. The word can conjure up all sorts of different ideas for …

Orthodoxy and Inter-Christian Dialogue: 10 Principles from Fr. Georges Florovsky

When we look at the problem of Christian division today, the recognition of present-day differences and disagreement is essential. We cannot pretend …

Pope Francis: 'I am skeptical' unity will be reached

Buried in an Associated Press article about Pope Francis’ recent visit to the Ecumenical Patriarchate is a strong statement expressing doubt …

Without the 'Dialogue of Love', there is no 'Dialogue of Truth'

The recent visit of Pope Francis to the Phanar for the Ecumenical Patriarchate’s Thronal Feast of St. Andrew has attracted significant …

Pope-Patriarch Meeting Moved Churches Closer to Unity, Experts Say

Choice of words, gestures make big difference in ongoing dialogue.<p>In words and gestures, Pope Francis and the Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch moved the …

Pope-Patriarch Meeting Moved Churches Closer to Unity, Experts Say

Choice of words, gestures make big difference in ongoing dialogue.<p>In words and gestures, Pope Francis and the Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch moved the …

Pope-Patriarch Meeting Moved Churches Closer to Unity, Experts Say

Choice of words, gestures make big difference in ongoing dialogue.<p>In words and gestures, Pope Francis and the Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch moved the …

An Orthodox view of Pope and Patriarch's Turkish encounter

2014-12-03 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis’ visit to Turkey, which concluded on Sunday, came exactly 35 years after the setting up of a …

The Mutually Exclusive Goals of Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew

By John Sanidopoulos<p>This past weekend, for the feast of the Apostle Andrew, founder of the Church of Constantinople, Pope Francis of Rome made a …

Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew: A budding bromance?

<b>Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here.</b><p>VATICAN CITY (RNS) The 74-year-old patriarch from Turkey and the …

Pope calls for religious unity on Turkey visit | News | DW.COM | 29.11.2014

The Pope continued his visit to Turkey Saturday by meeting local leaders of the Armenian, Syrian, Chaldean and Latin Catholic churches.<p>They form …