"Vision & Ministry of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew", Dr. John Chryssavgis





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Published on May 12, 2014

"Through the Lens of the Phanar: The Vision and Ministry of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew" by The Very Reverend Dr. John Chryssavgis, Archdeacon of the Ecumenical Throne, personal representative of His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew, St. Michael's College, University of Toronto, 9 May 2014. Introduction by Daniel Bilak (Крізь обєктив Фанаріону: бачення та духівництво Вселенського Патріарха Варфоломія).

- Daniel Bilak
- 0:38 One of the closest people to His All Holiness Bartholomew
- 1:00, 5:05, 5:50 Metropolitan Yurij
- 2:00 Advisor on ecological and environmental issues; Vice President Al Gore "The Green Patriarch"
- 3:07 Dr. John Chryssavgis, Ecumenical Patriarch
- 5:20 Kyivan Church study group
- 5:35 Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada
- 6:10 Istanbul, Turkey
- 6:30 Historical and theological profiles of the diverse church families in Ukraine are close to one another, closer to one another than to Russia.
- 8:20 Phanar is bearer of supreme values: patience, silence, martyrdom, nobility, dignity of past. Phanar is a school
- 9:15 While Canada prepares for 42nd federal election 22nd Prime Minister, USA prepares for 45th President, Bartholomew is the 270th Ecumenical Patriarch
- 10:09 Saint Gregory V, Patriarch of Constantinople (Πατριάρχης Γρηγόριος Ε΄)
- 10:30 Patriarch Bartholomew elevated in 1991. Patriarch Demetrius.
- 11:00 History of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. In 1397 and 1466 there were three patriarchs in one year.
- 12:15 British scholar Steven Runciman
- 13:15 Archbishop Demetrios of America
- 14:00 We are not a political institution. We are not a secular institution. We are not the Vatican. When we try to be any of these things we fail abysmally because we betray our identity.
- 15:10 Principle task, principle mission of the church in the contemporary world.
- 15:47 Orthodoxy can play a major role in the global world. It must disabuse itself of nationalism that becomes idolotry whethere it is Greek or American, Russian or Ukrainian.
- 18:50 Synodal system that distinguishes Orthodoxy from Catholic and Protestant churches. Decentralize the synod
- 19:45 In 20044, for the first time in over 1,000 years, introduced from abroad six outside members out of twelve members of the synod. Many people were not happy. New synodal structure in 2013 consisting of eleven outside members - radical change. Turkish government
- 21:10 New saints from Greece, Asia Minor, Russia, Western Europe.
- 21:30 Mother Maria Skobtsova (Мать Мария (Скобцова), Монахиня Мария)
- 21:10 Inter-orthodox coordination and cooperation
- 22:48 Unlike the Pope in Rome, the Ecumenical Patriarch doesn't claim any power of jurisdiction. Can't impose decisions on other Orthodox Churches.
- 23:45 Patmos (Greek island), Jerusalem, Istanbul
- 25:18 Church of Albania reconstituted in 1991; Autocephaly of the Czech lands and Slovakia recognized in 1998; Autonomy Church of Estonia restored in 1999
- 25:35 Internal schism within the Patriarchate of Bulgaria
- 27:45 Apostle Paul "Has Orthodoxy been divided?"
- 28:00 Orthodox diaspora
- 28:10 Orthodox centre in Chambésy (Pregny-Chambésy), Switzerland; Regional Episcopal assemblies.
- 33:01 Orthodox unity is his only ambition, ultimate aspiration. No ethnic preference.
- 35:00 Martyrdom
- 36:00 Ukraine. Separation of church and state.
- 36:50 Patriarch of Russia and collusion with the state
- 36:59 Church of Finland
- 37:20 Greatest strength of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew is his administrative skill
- 38:30 CNN
- 39:08 Bartholomew meets with the Pope in Jerusalem. Archbishop of Canterbury

Ukrainian Orthodoxy in the Global Family of Orthodox Churches: Past, Present and Future


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Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada
Українська Православна Церква в Канаді
L'Église orthodoxe ukrainienne du Canada

Історія України, Київська Русь, Християнства в Україні, Хрещення Русі, Східне християнство, Українська православна церква, Київський патріархат, Філарет, церква, History of Ukraine, Kyivan Rus', History of Christianity in Ukraine, Eastern Christianity, Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyivan Patriarchate, Patriarch Filaret

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