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Logos Vol. 56, 3-4 (2015) Abstract

Note from the Editor Volume 56 (1–2) of 2015 contained a selection of papers from a conference in Prague, “Symbolic Mediation of Wholeness in Western Orthodoxy.” Logos was regrettably unable, due to problems in both communication and space, to publish all the proceedings in that issue. The remaining articles will be published in the fall…

Logos Vol. 56, 1-2 (2015) Abstract

Articles A Communion of the Holy Spirit in Ukraine: A Theological Rationale for Autocephaly Nicholas Denysenko  (1) Abstract After briefly reviewing the history of movements for autocephaly in Ukraine and the traditional arguments favoring and opposing that status, the author argues that autocephaly today – especially in the context of the phyletism of the so…

MASI Co-Sponsors Book Launch of Premier Canadian Intellectual

Thursday evening, April 28 from 6:00 to 8:30pm, Dr. Douglas Farrow of McGill University, will present his new book, Desiring a Better Country: Forays in Political Theology. The book launch will take place at the Laurentian Leadership Centre (252 Metcalfe, Ottawa). While focused on Canadian issues, Farrow’s thought has profound implications for traditionally Eastern Christian countries grappling…

Perspectives on a Common Date for Easter?

Salt and Light TV – In May of 2014, Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic Orthodox Church sent a letter to Pope Francis. In it he expressed his desire to establish a single date for all Christian Churches to celebrate Easter. Since the 16th century the Catholic and Orthodox churches have used different calendars to calculate…

Collection of Statements Re Meeting of Francis and Kirill

The following links have been referred to on this website over the past few weeks. Pre-Declaration Statements Statement Regarding Meeting of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill in Cuba Fr. Peter Galadza, Sheptytsky Institute (Ottawa), February 5, 2016 Link Pope Francis and the Russian Patriarch Will Meet, as Ukrainian Catholics Watch and Wait George Weigel, National…

Called to Unity

Fr. Andriy Chirorvsky has penned a reflection on the the recent meeting and Joint Declaration of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill in First Things. Here is an opening snippet to whet your appetite… Like many Ukrainian Greco-Catholics, I am pleased that Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill finally met in Havana February 12, even though the negotiations…

Mounted Icons Prints for our Donors

During the Fall 2015 fundraising direct mail campaign, the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute Foundation offered a special gift to benefactors who donated $500 or more: a mounted icon print of Venerable Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky, blessed by none other than the saintly Metropolitan’s current successor, Patriarch Sviatoslav, father and head of the worldwide Ukrainian Greco-Catholic Church.…

Греко-католицький інститут в Канаді запропонував 5 тез для зустрічі Папи Франциска та Патріарха Кирила

Інститут Східно-християнських досліджень ім. митрополита Андрея Шептицького в Університеті Святого Павла в Оттаві (Канада) виступив із заявою щодо запланованої зустрічі Патріарха Кирила з Папою Франциском на Кубі. У тексті, підписаному виконавчим директором інституту протоєреєм Петром Галадзою, запланована зустріч розглядається як можливість для Папи Римського порушити низку важливих питань, які ось уже більше ніж двадцять років…