Removing Orthodoxy’s Threatening Schism 

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko attends the enthronement of the newly elected head of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine Epiphanius in the St. Sophia Cathedral in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

It’s been almost a month since Patriarch Kirill of Moscow suspended Eucharistic Communion between the Church of Russia and the Ecumenical Patriarchate, in response to the granting by Patriarch Bartholomew of the Tomos of Autocephaly to the Church of the Ukraine. By his action, the Russian Patriarch set into motion a schism within Orthodoxy with a potential for harming not only the relations between Moscow and Constantinople, but also between other Churches within the Orthodox family.

One would assume that because …

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  1. legal or not…. the actions of Bartholomew…has done irreparable damage to the entire Orthodox Church, and has betrayed the Original Church of making our church, a tool of war for degenerates in Washington and Kiev…to continue their criminal foreign policy of regime change of the independent countries of the world, and now include the leadership of the Greek Orthodox Church….to make Russia and its people …enemies of Orthodox Christians…. like those of the Neo Nazis in Washington!

    To this end ..the Russian government and our Orthodox faithful, and anybody who is associated with their enemy… are criminal collaborators of these deviate fascist!

    As Congesswomen Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii…and now Presidential candidate has stated.…

    “For too long we have seen religion being used to foment hatred, bigotry and illicit fear and suspicion in people, by those who are trying to pit us against each other for their own political gain”.
    Just think ..while the Russian Patriarch was blessing Russian soldiers to liberate Orthodox Christians from Sunni Muslim religious jihadist armed and recruited by Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Qatar , UAE and the United states and burning down Orthodox churches and murdering their faithfull in Syria, and which the Orthodox Patriarcks of Syria ..pleaded in Washington to stop their support of Terrorists…Bartholomew was silent and blessing these deviates in Washington!

    What Schizm?..Only Bart is gone!

  2. The Patriarch disrespected the 2 greatest Greek Orthodox leaders of my lifetime. The late Archbishops Iakovos and Christodoulos.

  3. And to think, one of them was his Godmother’s brother, of all people! He seems to have absolutely “no” shame at all. Perhaps, not even a conscience!
    In my most humble opinion, he has been a “total” failure. Especially, here in the U.S.. He couldn’t even attempt to shine a candle to our beloved and of blessed memory, His Eminence Archbishop Iakovos. He was a true leader of his flock. Unlike Patriarch Bartholomew!

  4. So, you think Moscow caused the schism? Interesting take on the situation. Also, how is it that the other autocephalous churches believe they can be in eucharistic communion with two churches that are in schism? It is impossible and is almost as great a scandal as that caused by the actions of the EP.

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