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  • --- In orthodox-synod@^$1, "APY" wrote: > 10-4, Fr. John, non-Orthodox - NOT Orthodox - of any persuasion. > 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..." JRS: I think I do remember translating those words, so many years ago. But do you disagree with something I...
    Fr. John R. Shaw Jun 16, 2007
  • --- In orthodox-synod@^$1, michael nikitin wrote: > But you, Fr John know that Vl. Nikon did not serve a Pannikhida > for Patr. Athenagoras. JRS: I never said he served a Pannikhida: he commemorated Patriarch Athenagoras at the Great Entrance, at the Sunday Divine Liturgy in the Synodal cathedral, and afterwards, said that a Pannikhida should also be served. I don't know if anyone...
    Fr. John R. Shaw Jun 16, 2007
  • --- In orthodox-synod@^$1, "APY" wrote: > Dear Fr. John (Shaw), > Please respond to this one regarding Pannikhidas. You will far better remember the firm > but very archpastoral letter our beloved - and of blessed memory - Vladika Nikon wrote > regarding a priest who had served one for a non-orthodox person. I can't remember > the year, etc. JRS: If the letter was in English, the...
    Fr. John R. Shaw Jun 16, 2007
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  • --- In orthodox-synod@^$1, michael nikitin wrote: > ROCOR Never celebrated a Pannikhida for Metr. Sergius. > Could Elizabeth please explain why ROCOR can serve Pannikhida's > for him now? JRS: How do you know whom ROCOR might ever have celebrated a Pannikhida for? When Patriarch Athenagoras died, Archbishop Nikon, who was the Vice-President of the Synod of Bishops, commemorated him...
    Fr. John R. Shaw Jun 15, 2007
  • --- In orthodox-synod@^$1, Melissa Bushunow wrote: > This is from one of the official Patriarchal sites. > > Melissa > > http://eng.sedmitza.ru/index.html? > sid=64&did=1188&p_comment=&call_action=print1(default) > > http://tinyurl.com/29rxsg JRS: "Sergianism" has always been understood by ROCOR, not as "paying respects to the memory of the late Patriarch Sergius", but as a denial...
    Fr. John R. Shaw Jun 14, 2007
  • --- In orthodox-synod@^$1, "Rev Fr Mark Gilstrap" wrote: > So the Russian Archbishop Seraphim of Chicago consecrated bishops for, > sheltered and communed, and also blessed parish-building by the Old > Calendar Greeks in Chicago. > > I think "quite supportive" might be an understatement. JRS: I would go beyond that: I served Agioi Anargyroi briefly, myself, with the blessing of...
    Fr. John R. Shaw Jun 13, 2007
  • --- In orthodox-synod@^$1, "Mary Marczyk" wrote: > I am from Australia and would like to ask you: Are you a parish priest,married with > children and if so where? You seem to know so much of the broad history of church > politics, schism etc. When on earth would you find the time to know all this? Are you > perhaps a monk in monastery? JRS: I'm a parish priest in Milwaukee, WI. But...
    Fr. John R. Shaw Jun 9, 2007
  • --- In orthodox-synod@^$1, "Anastasios Dustin Hudson" wrote: > Given that your ROCOR bishops ordained our bishops, entered > communion with these bishops in 1969, and as late as January of this > year gave a canonical release to a ROCOR clergyman to join our > diocese, I don't think that you can really say that our bishops are > "outside the Church" and "not bishops." JRS: When you...
    Fr. John R. Shaw Jun 8, 2007
  • --- In orthodox-synod@^$1, "Rev Fr Mark Gilstrap" wrote: addendum: > ...which is how I would like this list to remain - as a realization > of good relations - And then: > Fr John > Shaw might even be surprized by the lack of reciprocal bitterness > when a monolithic compliance is not first enforced by bitter insults, > accusations and proclamations of apostasy. JRS: That is really...
    Fr. John R. Shaw Jun 7, 2007
  • --- In orthodox-synod@^$1, "Rev Fr Mark Gilstrap" wrote: > Prior to the inevitable union of ROCOR with the Moscow Patriarchate, > the core of English speaking parish members (authors, compilers or > publishers of the web site and of the materials listed above) and the > parish deacon (according to Bp Gabriel, with a blessing from > Metropolitan Laurus) separated from the Russian...
    Fr. John R. Shaw Jun 7, 2007