Monthly Archives: November 2012

SOME WAYS ABORTION IS HANDLED IN OTHER COUNTRIES


Fr. Frank W., a fellow priest in the Missionary Society of St. John posted this article about how abortion is handled in some other countries.  This is the first of two articles on abortions on my blog. Fr. Orthohippo Below, … Continue reading

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Barack Obama Depicted As Jesus: ‘The Truth’ Painting Draws Criticism For Controversial Metaphor (PHOTO) The Huffington Post  |  By Meredith Bennett-Smith Posted: 11/27/2012 2:39 pm EST Updated: 11/28/2012 3:21 am EST A painting featuring President Barack Obama in a Christ-like … Continue reading

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CONFESSION AND CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE REPORTING, PART TWO


Here is a very different understanding of the inviolability of Confession while in the Confessional versus the reporting of child sexual abuse. According to the Anglican Primate of Australia, Anglicans there rarely practice  Confession. Thus the confessional is not valued … Continue reading

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CONFESSIONAL SANCTITY AND CHILD MOLESTATION PROSECUTION


Abuse cases Here is a thorny patch.  Among non sacramental Christians, the idea of the Confessional is at best hazy. Even among many sacramental Christians, there is variety of thought.  Christians have not come to agreement when it comes to … Continue reading

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USA Orthodox News – Archbishop Tikhon elected Metropolitan of All America and Canada


Home / Work of the Church / News / Headline News / November 13, 2012 PARMA, OH [OCA] His Eminence, Archbishop Tikhon, Archbishop of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, was elected Primate of the Orthodox Church in America during the 17th … Continue reading

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Pope Tawadros II, the newly-selected 118th pope of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church


Enlarge Photo Reuters/Reuters – Pope Tawadros II, the newly-selected 118th pope of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church, speaks during an interview at the Wadi Natrun Monastery complex, northwest of Cairo, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed …more  CAIRO (Reuters) – The Coptic Orthodox church … Continue reading

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CHURCH OF ENGLAND AND ORTHODOX CHURCH RELATIONS: REAL PROBLEMS OUTLINED


Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk congratulates newly appointed Archbishop of Canterbury 13.11.2012 · The Far Abroad, Inter-Christian relations, New documents, DECR Chairman To the Right Rev. Justin Welby, Bishop of Durham Dear Brother and Lord Bishop, I would like to extend … Continue reading

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