Re: [orthodox-synod] False conceptions about canons and ecclesiastical authority
- Serge Rust wrote:
> Fr Alexander, I appreciate your attempt to «save theJRS: So was Nestorius!
> But vl. Varnava was sentenced before (and without) being heard,
> and so was his clergy in France. This is a fact.
But both were given every opportunity to speak and be heard. It was
*they* who refused the offer: the Church did not refuse to hear them.
> This fact is contrary to both the letter and the spirit ofJRS: I agree. You could, therefore, stop "cynically and publicly"
> Christianity. This has to be acknowledged as not coming from God, and
> rescinded, rather than cynically and publicly applauded.
applauding what these people are doing...
Fr. John R. Shaw