Re: A ROCiE parish reviews the Synod website
- Dear George,
Thanks for a chuckle. FYI, I went to the link you provided, and found
not a church site, but a russian portal (sort of like yahoo), with ads
for a porn site, software piracy and other stuff of high moral
caliber. ... grrrrreat.
How sad it is, actually....
--- In orthodox-synod@y..., "cantor71" <gskok@i...> wrote:
> It may be of interest to some, especially those who don't read
> Russian, to know to what degree ROCOR(V) is busy keeping tabs on
> the rest of us are doing. For example, on the website of the St.
> Tikhon Parish in Moscow, http://www.ortodoxz.narod.ru/, they are
> enough to provide reviews of other websites including that of ROCOR
> (L) even updated from time to time!
> Below is my rough translation. (Note that I am unable to render it
> with precision since my command of vitriolic Russian is not that
> great, but you'll get the idea.)
> Let's put it in context. Several months ago their review of the
> new ROCiE site said,
> "In comparison to the `old testament' structure, etc., of
> the official site of ROCOR(L), the site of ROCOR(V) addresses the
> contemporary needs of electronic publications of this nature. Most
> important, documents adopted in the Synod office which are the
> subject of consideration by the hierarchs are not kept secret or
> silenced. The `politburo-style' closed nature, the
> `KGB-type' secrecy of the `lavrite' site, are clearly
> attested to by the fact that the last publication on it was way back
> on 22 February 2002."
> And when you scroll down, under the heading, "Pro-MP sites,"
> one finds:
> "The Official site of ROCOR(L), published in New York in Russian
> and English. To what has already been said about the site it may be
> added that the current `chronic silence' on any subject on
> this site is, without a doubt, connected to `not saying too
> much' about the desired partners from the MP."
> So ROCOR(L) came up with a new site - and our reviewer recently
> responded with a new assessment:
> "This is a completely new site of the `lavrites' in terms
> of design bewitching, bluish-yellow, with photos, coloured
> lining, sweet in all respects that is, it would be fully
> suitable as the banner of a modelling, perfume, women's or indeed
> a `gay' establishment, but in no way for a Church, which
> nevertheless continues to bear a glorious name."
> There's just no satisfying some people!
> reader George Skok
- Try this - it opens from here in Canada!
I tkae it from your postings that you're in Germany now? How did that
--- In orthodox-synod@y..., "boulia_1" <eledkovsky@h...> wrote:
> Dear George,
> Thanks for a chuckle. FYI, I went to the link you provided, and
> not a church site, but a russian portal (sort of like yahoo), with
> for a porn site, software piracy and other stuff of high moral
> caliber. ... grrrrreat.
> How sad it is, actually....
> best regards,
- Thanks George for providing us with this link, I found
letter exchange of Fr. Tikhon Korzushin with Vl.
LAurus of highly interesting nature. Thanks again.
--- cantor71 <gskok@...> wrote:
> Try this - it opens from here in Canada!__________________________________________________
> I tkae it from your postings that you're in Germany
> now? How did that
> come about?
> George Skok
> --- In orthodox-synod@y..., "boulia_1"
> <eledkovsky@h...> wrote:
> > Dear George,
> > Thanks for a chuckle. FYI, I went to the link you
> provided, and
> > not a church site, but a russian portal (sort of
> like yahoo), with
> > for a porn site, software piracy and other stuff
> of high moral
> > caliber. ... grrrrreat.
> > How sad it is, actually....
> > best regards,
> > Elizabeth
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