Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Antiochian Orthodox Priest Dismissed

Metropolitan Philip (Saliba) of New York of the Antiochian Orthodox Church has removed a priest serving in North America for disobedience (in speaking his mind) and for having a parish council president 'not in good canonical standing.' Metropolitan Philip's own archdiocesan board of trustees includes at least one member with a criminal background who has made threats against a bishop in recent years, but that particular individual is, apparently, in 'good canonical standing.' More here.

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