Re: [orthodox-synod] Repost from 2001: On Baptism and Chrismation
- On Mon, 7 May 2007, Rev. Alexander Lebedeff wrote:
> However, what was not mentioned in this regard is that the Russian OrthodoxHowever, as is well known, these regulations were not always followed
> Church, in its official regulations . . .
> mandates that confirmed Roman Catholics and Armenians
> are to be accepted by Repudiation of Heresy and Confession of Faith
> **only** and they are then admitted to communion. They are **not** to be
in practice in the diaspora. In 1974 I, a Roman Catholic, was baptized
and chrismated by Fr. Panteleimon at Holy Transfiguration Monastery.
But lest some complain about the "Panteleimonites," I will also point
out that Fr. Seraphim Rose, who is held in high esteem by many here
(and whom I got to know personally), made no adverse remark about this