After my death our beloved Church abroad will break three ways ... first the Greeks will leave us as they were never a part of us ... then those who live for this world and its glory will go to Moscow ... what will remain will be those souls faithful to Christ and His Church. ~St. Philaret of NY


Announcement of GOC Decisions

Announcement of the Decisions of the GOC from Greece September 14-15

Go to GOC Website for full announcement

some selected items:
13. A petition from a group of clergy in Uganda to join our Church was discussed.

16. There was a discussion and appraisal of efforts hitherto put forth to achieve full ecclesiastical communion between the Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of Greece and the Gen-uine Orthodox Church of Bulgaria.

20. The Hierarchs discussed, in the presence of a deputation of Athonite monks, the question of how to coördinate the anti-ecumenical struggle of Athonite Zealots more effectively with that of the Holy Synod,

22. The issue of a more systematic promotion of catechetical instruction was aired.

23. The Hierarchs discussed means for the more systematic functioning of a school for catechists and Church education programs through a system of distance learning.

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