Thursday, October 14, 2010

Final refutation of the so-called Old Calendarist schism

"Even if the Church made a mistake, exactness in the observance of times would not be as important as the offense caused by divisions and schisms."

- St. John Chrysostom

2 comments:

  1. Beautiful. what is the reference?

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  2. Great quote. To be fair, some of the Old Calendarist Schismatics don't condemn the New Calendar as outright heresy in and of itself. Instead, they see the New Calendar as a significant symptom of a larger problem, "the pan-heresy of ecumenism". Although many of us nowadays see this term as sure sign of fanaticism, it is utilized by the newly glorified St. Justin Popovich: "Ecumenism is the common name for the pseudo-Christianity of the pseudo-Churches of Western Europe. Within it is the heart of European humanism, with Papism as its head. All of pseudo-Christianity, all of those pseudo-Churches, are nothing more than one heresy after another. Their common evangelical name is: Pan-heresy."

    Embarassing statements (i.e. "the one God of Christians, Jews & Muslims" rhetoric)and actions (giving Qurans as gifts) by our hierarchs fuel this movement much more than the calendar issue.

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