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#97633 - 01/04/01 03:50 AM FYI: Anthonite Monks and Ecumenism
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Anthonite Monks and Ecumenism
www.orthodoxinfo.com/ecumenism/athonite_bartholomew.htm

The Monks of Mt.Athos remain loyal to the Patriarchate of Constantinople, as do all of us simple Christians personally associated with the Holy Fathers of the Anthonite Republic.

[This message has been edited by Vasili (edited 01-03-2001).]

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#97634 - 01/04/01 07:52 PM Re: FYI: Anthonite Monks and Ecumenism
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I would have loved to be there when Patriarch Bartholomeos told the Athonite Monks "if you don't start commemorating me again, and if you persist in saying I am a heretic, I WILL CUT YOU OFF!!!!!" It must have been a glorious sight!

anastasios

(I am referring to an earlier incident where they actually tried to stop commemorating him, much like they did to Athenagoras)

[This message has been edited by anastasios (edited 01-04-2001).]

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#97635 - 01/04/01 11:51 PM Re: FYI: Anthonite Monks and Ecumenism
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The Holy Fathers still remain loyal to their principles and His All-Holiness. The Patriarch also realizes that He needs the Holy Fathers of the Holy Mount more than they need Him.


In true Christian tradition, a humbling experience for all.




[This message has been edited by Vasili (edited 01-04-2001).]

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#97636 - 01/05/01 03:04 PM Re: FYI: Anthonite Monks and Ecumenism
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Robert,

"Let us encourage one another."

True Orthodoxy by Archbishop Averky.
http://dfw.orthodox.net/articles/true-orthodoxy.html

Orthodoxy is beautiful because it is true; not true because it is beautiful. Orthodoxy is joy.

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