Confession of Faith

August 15, 2017

Live Conformably to the Good Precepts of Christ

“We who hated and destroyed one another, and on account of their different manners would not live with men of a different tribe, now, since the […]
August 13, 2017

The New Theologians by the Holy Hieromartyr Victor of Vyatka

Introductory Note: Hieromartyr St. Victor (Ostrovidov) of Vyatka [+1934], in a 1911 article, published under the pseudonym “The Wanderer”, criticized the view being promoted by the […]
April 21, 2016

A Statement by His Beatitude, Metropolitan John, on the Question of Race, Politics, and the Church

  As Orthodox Christians, we respect the diversity of political opinions among our brethren on all matters other than the permissibility of endorsing the practice of […]
August 4, 2014

Statement On Name-Worshipping

By request of the Metropolitan, we are reiterating the following for clergy and faithful of our Metropolia: 1. The heresy of Name-Worshipping or Onomatodoxy (Russian: Имяславие, […]
July 25, 2014

Letter of Metropolitan JOHN to Metropolitan Raphael Concerning Name-Worshipping

Dearest Holiness, G., G., Metropolitan Rafael,       Slava Bogu.       Please know that I hold you dearly and daily in my prayers.       I think that […]