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7559Re: [orthodox-synod] Re: Pray!!! Help Esphigmenou

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  • batushka@msn.com
    Feb 2, 2003
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      Let us not forget that St. Elizabeth the New Martyr was Lutheran at the time
      of her marriage to Grand Duke Sergei, and she was not forced to convert.
      This she did of her own free will. An excellent example of what can come of
      "mixed marriages".

      Father Basil


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      Sent: Saturday, February 01, 2003 9:44 PM
      Subject: Re: [orthodox-synod] Re: Pray!!! Help Esphigmenou


      > Mixed marriages are allowed as an exeption by
      > economia, not as a normal practice.
      > Subdeacon Kirill
      >
      > --- "Rev. Sergei Overt" <frsovert@...> wrote:
      > > Yes, they have a very isolated ,extremist attitude.
      > > For example,we in the Russian Orthodox Church
      > > Outside of Russia allow
      > > marriages between Roman Catholic and Orthodox
      > > Christians.
      > > I guess the Esphigmenou monks would be against this
      > > also!
      > > Sorry, extremism is now not what we in ROCOR follow.
      > > Although, it's not nice that the monks are being
      > > evicted.
      > > Orthodox people in Russia attending Moscow
      > > Patriarchate and in Serbia
      > > attending Serbian Patriarchate churches would
      > > probably not agree with the
      > > eviction also.
      > > Fr. S.
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > Wrom: JVZCMHVIBGDADRZF
      > > To: <orthodox-synod@yahoogroups.com>
      > > Sent: Friday, January 31, 2003 5:15 PM
      > > Subject: [orthodox-synod] Re: Pray!!! Help
      > > Esphigmenou
      > >
      > >
      > > > > Here's a more thorough article about the
      > > Esphigmenou situation than
      > > >
      > > > >
      > >
      > http://www.athensnews.gr/athweb/nathens.prnt_article?
      > > > > e=C&f=12998&t=01&m=A07&aa=1
      > > >
      > > > Some of the demands of the monks at Esphigmenou I
      > > don't follow. For
      > > > example..."to halt communication with those of
      > > other faiths." Are
      > > > they referring to other Christian faiths, like
      > > Roman Catholics, etc.?
      > > >
      > > > luke
      > > >
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