Your Eminence, the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church was supposed to meet on Crete in two weeks. We heard that the Church of Bulgaria will not participate, and we don’t know if the Patriarchate of Antioch will participate. The Church of Russia has also expressed some reserves. Do you think that the Council will meet?
Archbishop Job of Telmessos: The Holy and Great Council has been convoked by His All-Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch with the consent of the Primates of the Orthodox Church gathered together last January in Chambésy, near Geneva. We all heard with great sorrow the statements made by the Holy Churches of Antioch, Russia and Bulgaria. Continue reading