Pan Orthodox Council: a house dividing.

Posted June 23, 2016 11:54 pm by Isten Joe

There is an informative article at FirstThings by Andrew Stephen Damick and Samuel Noble regarding the Pan-Orthodox Council.Let’s jump to the background on the reasons for the absence of a few of the national eastern churches from the Council and the bad blood that exists between at least two of the member churches. Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church, meeting right now in Crete, has been some five decades in the making. Despite news reports to the contrary, the Orthodox Church has had numerous such councils since either the eighth or eleventh century—depending on whether the Seventh Ecumenical Council (787)

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