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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
ROCA Council Begins in Odessa
A General Informational Sharing: ROCA: In Odessa, the Start of Extraordinary Council of Bishops
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 11:08 AM
*May we all PRAY for God's special guidance of our bishops, to make the right decisions, and for the rebellious to repent, and for Godly order and harmony to be installed amongst and between all of our faithful, world-wide. AMEN! Rd. Daniel Everiss in Oregon, U.S.A.
In the Synod offices in Odessa has begun its work- of the Extraordinary Council of Bishops, which is being attended by:
First Hierarch of ROCOR, Metropolitan Agafangel, Archbishop Andronicus,
Archbishop Sophronius, Archbishop John, Archbishop George, Bishop
Athanasius, Bishop Gregory, Bishop Cyril, Bishop Nikon, and Bishop
the first day of the Council, among other decisions, the bishops
confirmed the legitimacy of the last Synod of Bishops, the former
meeting which was held on 21 to 22 October in Odessa, and confirmed that
all decisions taken there, have come into [ full] force. Also
considered, [ thus far] is the "Petition of the Russian clergy and
laity of ROCOR parishes." [in the Russian Federation].