A Public Statement on Orthodox Deaconesses by Concerned Clergy and Laity

If you would like to be included as a signatory please scroll to the bottom of the page. Press Release: Orthodox Clergy and Laity Take Stand against Deaconesses January 15, 2018 WASHINGTON — Fifty-seven Orthodox Christian clergymen and lay leaders, including the heads of two leading Orthodox seminaries in the U.S., have issued a public statement calling on church leaders to defend … [Read more...]

Uncut Mountain Press Book Giveaway — Hurry! Giveaway ends December 4!

Receive a FREE book from Uncut Mountain Press Enter to get your FREE copy! — Three random entrants will be selected to receive a print copy of "The Ecclesiological Renovation of Vatican II" by Protopresbyter Peter Heers — Four random entrants will receive one eBook of their choice from Uncut Mountain Press! Contest runs until Monday, December 4th, 2017. … [Read more...]

Talk to Your Father

  Editor's Note: There is much wise advice in the essay below by Anthony Esolen. The only misgiving I have is that many young boys don’t have a father to approach, or if they do the father may not understand what to do or say. This is a statement about our culture, not the value of the essay but it points out that many young boys who are lost are not able to find the direction and counsel … [Read more...]

The Role of the Bishop of Rome in the Communion of the Churches in the First Millenium

Source: Orthodox Ethos By Protopresbyter Anastasios Gotsopoulos The 14th Meeting of the Joint International Committee for the Orthodox-Roman Catholic Theological Dialogue in Chieti, Italy (15-22.9.2016). Were the Western Orthodox Fathers ignored in the committee's search for a common understanding of the role of the Pope in the First Millenium? FROM THE CAREFUL STUDY OF THE ACTS AND … [Read more...]

Fr. George Florovsky on The Boundaries of the Church

By Athanasius Yevtich, bishop of Zahumlje and Herzegovina Source: Orthodox Ethos Note by Fr. Peter Heers, editor of Orthodox Ethos: It is with gratefulness to God and relief that Orthodox Ethos is finally able to publish in the English language the following exceptional lecture by Bishop Athanasius Yevtich on the well-known and well-utilized article "On the Limits of the Church" by the … [Read more...]