Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Greek Orthodox Holy Synod Meets in Athens

On the agenda of the current session of the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece is the increasingly divided state of the hierarchy over ecumenism. In recent years the split between metropolitans in favor of involvement in ecumenical bodies and those opposed to such involvement has become more apparent as traditionalists and conservatives in the Church of Greece have renewed calls for its withdrawal from the World Council of Churches and other ecumenical organizations. More here.

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