17078Re: "Enemies of the Church" lists
- Jun 30, 2006--- In email@example.com, michael nikitin
>And what are the instructions with that? To interfere with their
> And here I thought ANATHEMAS lists the enemies of the Church.
> Michael N
human rights and freedom of concience? To imprison them for holding
meetings? Gandhi said that everyone except Christians see that
Christ taught ahimsa, non-violence.
> Anna Voellmecke <anna@...> wrote:bluntly: If
> At 05:00 PM 6/27/2006, you wrote:
> >The original poster is very diplomatic. Let me state this
> >the MP church has actually compiled such as list of persons whoare
> >"enemies of the church" I do want to know about this practice. Isthis
> >a tradition of the Orthodox church to keep a list of enemies?vehicle
> Let me ask: Is it the tradition of the Church to use a motor
> to go to church services? To use dimmer switches on electriclights
> when the services call for brightening and dimming the lighting insource
> the church? To use photocopiers for choir music? To use EMAIL for
> teaching about the Church? I think you see my point.
> In the heterodox West, there is no central authority to be a
> of protection for the faithful against vagante (false) clergymenlike
> my ex-husband, to the spiritual detriment of many. Now that thereare
> apparently such people setting up shop in Russia, there isdefinitely
> a need for some kind of response from the MP to deal with them. I*not*
> also recall cases here in the US where certain clergymen were
> suspended or deposed but continued to serve *illegally*, requiring
> the Bishops of those dioceses to issue warnings to the faithful
> to seek ministrations from those men.would be on it!
> So "enemies lists" are definitely known in the Orthodox world. One
> wonders why Peter is so worried. Surely he doesn't think *he*
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> Anna V.
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