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Friday, 3 July 2015

Defend Your Flock! Please.

01varvara:

It’s time for the Church to slap down disobedient shits like Reardon. If the Church as”Church” doesn’t mind signing marriage licences, then, this narcissistic bastard has to be disciplined and run out of the priesthood. He lacks a proper Orthodox clerical formation anyway, and jumped to the Antiochians when the OCA (rightly) refused to ordain him. We don’t need such hate and distortion (if not downright heresy) amongst us. I think it’s time to offer the konvertsy a choice… “Be part of the Real Church, or be gone”. That’s my POV, any road…

Originally posted on WIT:

Rachel weeping for her children (Jeremiah 31:15) Rachel weeping for her children (Jeremiah 31:15)

The Orthodox Church in America (OCA) has issued a statement regarding the recent Supreme Court decision regarding same-sex marriage. I appreciate the following from His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon:

The ruling does not change the teaching of the Church, but it does remind us of the need to be Christ-like in our dealings with everyone. The state has the responsibility to enact laws that protect the rights of each individual. The Church, while it does not bless “same-sex marriages” or view them as sacramental, does see the image of Christ in every individual, and his or her worth in the eyes of the Lord Who died upon the Cross for our salvation.

It concerns me deeply that this has warranted a statement from the OCA, but that neither the OCA nor the GOA could call the violence in Charleston what it was: racism.  Orthodox seem…

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DNR Minoborony Reported 35 Junta Ceasefire Violations

00 dnr. donetsk pr. war damage 01. 030715

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Today, the DNR Minoborony reported, “Over the past 24 hours, the enemy committed 35 ceasefire violations. The enemy fired 15 artillery shells and 277 8.2-cm/12-cm mortar shells, in addition to using RPGs and small arms. They fired at Donetsk (Kuibyshev Raion, Donetsk airport), Spartak, Gorlovka, Shirokino, Kalinovka, Naberezhnoe, Vasilevka, Sakhanka, and Krasny Partizan. Currently, we continue to clarify data on civilian and military casualties”.

3 July 2015

DAN Donetsk News Agency

http://dan-news.info/defence/ukrainskie-siloviki-za-sutki-35-raz-obstrelyali-territoriyu-dnr-minoborony.html

3 July 2015. For In The Time of Trouble

00 Ostashkov. Tver Oblast. Psalm 26. 030715

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3 July 2015. A Thought from Fyodor Dostoyevsky

00 cross and books. russian orthodox. dostoyevsky. 030715

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