5776Re: Who we're in communion with
- Apr 5, 2002--- In orthodox-synod@y..., "mwoerl" <mwoerl@y...> wrote:
> --- In orthodox-synod@y..., "polychrony" <UPB_MONIODIS@O...> wrote:I remain skeptical. The Patr of Alexandria case is an example of
> > Also, the allegation of "uniting with all montheistic religions"
> > is so bizzare, one cannot help but be skeptical.
> You really think so? Look at some of the Roman Catholic statements
> on Judaism, and some of the pronouncements of the Patriarchate of
> Alexandria concerning the Mohammedans! Why wouldn't they, anyway?
> You wouldn't want ecumenism to be "exclusive," and allow only
> Christians, would you? With the state of things ecumenical as of
> late, I don't find this to be bizarre in the least!
> Michael Woerl
someone who has buckled underneath the particular circumstances.
He's dead -- the Patr of Alexandria has moved on.
I repeat my question that I posed to Presybter Peter Jackson:
Is there a meaningful distincition between:
(a) a church that tolerates someone (even a bishop) that holds such
ecumenistic beliefs, and
(b) a church that tolerates to commune with (a).
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