Statements

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 […]
December 18, 2014

Synodal Anathema Against Name-Worship (Imiaslavie) Heresy

December 18, 2014   To all who embrace the Truth of Orthodoxy we, the Bishops of the Autonomous Orthodox Metropolia of North and South America and […]
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 […]
July 10, 2014

Letter of Met. John to Met. Raphael Concerning the Name-Worship Heresy

Russian Version Follows (Corrected Version: 7/21 NS) Dearest Svetosti,Mitropolit G. G. Rafael, Glory be to God in all things. Last month you sent a response to my […]
April 29, 2014

Metropolitan’s Paschal Epistle

Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! At this time of great blessing, we greet Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Risen from the dead, and we […]