Re: On Unity of the Orthodox Church of Christ
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "APY" <fr_anastasy@...> wrote:
> 10-4, Fr. John, non-Orthodox - NOT Orthodox - of any persuasion.JRS: I think I do remember translating those words, so many years ago.
> Dear Vladika Nikon wrote something like "... we cannot impose on someone (a non-
> Orthodox) in death that which they did not desire of their own free will in life..."
But do you disagree with something I said? I don't get your point.
> There is, of course, a generic prayer for "civil authorities." I remember decades ago theJRS: When I was a boy, I definitely heard them say: "Yper tou evsevous proedrou imon,
> Greek Archdiocese actually would mention the full name of the President. There were
> those who said it may have been because of a "party" change in the White House, but I
> believe some clergy and laity protested the use of a personal name since the President
> was not Orthodox.
JOHN F. KENNEDY", which sounded incongrous, with the mix of languages.
I don't think they say that anymore ...
"Evsevis/evsevous" means "devout": "For our devout President..."
Fr. John R. Shaw
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