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Canonical Restructuring of the Church on Ancient Faith Radio

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

For nearly two thousand years, Orthodox Church canons have declared that one—and only one—bishop should oversee a given region. Yet in the US today, due to historical circumstances, many bishops have overlapping geographical territories. A canonical solution is needed. In this interview, we learn about the Assembly of Bishops' mandate to prepare proposals for the canonical restructuring of the Church in the US. What might it mean for the faithful? And who calls us to unity? Hear the interview here

 

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