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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Official Announcement and Agreed Texts of the Synaxis of Primates Regarding the Holy and Great Synod 2016

The Orthodox Academy of Crete in Chania, Crete

Announcement of the Synaxis of the Primates of the Orthodox Churches 

The items officially approved for referral to and adoption by the Holy and Great Synod are:

1. The Mission of the Orthodox Church in the Contemporary World

(Read text here in Greek)

2. The Orthodox Diaspora, Autonomy and its Manner of Proclamation

(Read text here in Greek and here and English)

3. The Sacrament of Marriage and its Impediments

(Read text here in Greek and English)

4. The Significance of Fasting and its Application Today

(Read text here in Greek and English)

5. Relations of the Orthodox Church with the Rest of the Christian World

(Read text here in Greek and English)

By-Laws for the Operation of the Holy and Great Synod

(Read text here in Greek and English)

(As texts and translations are released, this post will be updated.)

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