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How Constantinople is making an “Eastern Pope” out of Bartholomew

The Patriarchate of Constantinople has recently been shaken by scandals. First, Metropolitan Emmanuel of France gets accused of pederasty, then Metropolitan Elpidophoros of Bursa is appointed Archbishop of the Greek American Archdiocese (GOA) bypassing the opinion of American hierarchs, which … Continue reading

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Will Georgian Orthodox Church recognize Patriarch Bartholomew’s Primacy in Orthodox World?

The Synod of the Georgian Orthodox Church is about to convene in next few days. A group of hierarchs allegedly led by Metropolitan Daniel of Chiatura and Sachkhere is up to discuss the recognition of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine … Continue reading

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MBS Doesn’t Care About Human Rights. He Does Care About Google. — Political Violence at a Glance

Guest post by Corey Ray and Sofia Smith. US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis stands with Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud during an honor guard ceremony at the Pentagon, March 16, 2017. Photo via … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the Ukrainian autocephaly

I’ve recently watched a vlog by George Michalopulous published at his website Monomakhos.com on Sept 7. In the video he comments on the Ecumenical Patriarchate’s decision to grant an autocephalous status to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church basing on some historical … Continue reading

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Hello Rejection, My Old Friend — Holland Rae, Writer

Well, this is it. This is the part of being a writer that sucks so much worse than the movies show. This part hurts. via Hello Rejection, My Old Friend — Holland Rae, Writer

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FemInEM — Discover

FemInEM is a vibrant community hub for women who work in emergency medicine — and for anyone else who cares about diversity and equality in the medical professions. via FemInEM — Discover

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“Broken promises”: is Ukrainians’ Criticism of the Ecumenical Patriarchate Fair?

In July, Kyiv witnessed the celebrations of the 1030th anniversary of Kievan Rus Christianization. Two largest Ukrainian Orthodox confessions – the Ukrainian Church of the Kyivan Patriarchate (UOC KP) and the Ukrainian Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC MP) – … Continue reading

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