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April 6th, 2017

A Conversation Between Dr. Jean Claude Larchet and Archpriest Peter Heers

On his elder, Sergei of Vanves, true theology and its presuppositions, the theology of Met. John of Pergamon, the danger for Orthodox theologians in America, the presuppositions of the Mysteries and the Boundaries of the Church

Turn the volume full up, for Dr. Larchet is soft spoken and the recording is wanting:

A transcript of this interview is forthcoming. Please check back soon.

This interview was conducted on May 8th, 2015 in Athens.

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June 9th, 2016

​The Essential Problems with the Holy and Great Council

His Eminence Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos and St. Vlasios

[Intervention addressed to the Hierarchs of the Church, May 2016]

The Great and Holy Council, which is due to gather in June of 2016 in Crete, was “the expectation” of many whose vision it was, and who tired in order to prepare for it, and now the Council finally moves towards its convocation. The question here put forth is whether the Holy and Great...


April 22nd, 2016

Does the Russian Orthodox Church Accept the “Mysteries” of the Heretics?

> “In the Orthodox Church alone is grace given through the sacraments (most other churches don’t even claim to have sacraments in any serious sense)...they (heretics) cannot be objectively Christian as belonging to the Body of Christ and receiving the grace of the sacraments.”

– Fr. Seraphim Rose

> “...To "lead a perfectly righteous life," as the questioner expressed it, means to live according to the commandments of the Beatitudes—which is beyond the power of one, outside the Orthodox Church, without the help of grace which is concealed within it.”

– Metropolitan Philaret of NY