Many Voices, One Church


No other gathering in history will expose the face of Orthodoxy and the profile of its Churches as much as this council. It would behoove us to recall this in prayer and contemplation as we enter the “final stretch” before the Holy and Great Council convenes.

Many questions, simple answers


Social media and news organizations have reported confusion in advance of the convening of the Holy and Great Council. This Q&A is offered to help clarify the process and governance of the Holy and Great Council.

Many Members, One Body


When family members have been isolated for a long time – in the case of the autocephalous Orthodox Churches, for entire centuries – it is natural for fear and uncertainty to overshadow the possibility of conversation. The Holy and Great Council provides a unique moment and opportunity for such an encounter and conversation among the Orthodox sister churches.



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