“Notes on Ecumenism” by Holy Father Justin (Popovich), prepared by Bishop Atanasije, published by Tvrdoš Monastery, 201021. April 2010 - 11:41
With the blessing of Bishop Atanasije, we wish to inform our readers that a new book by Holy Avva Justin has been printed, NOTES ON ECUMENISM. This book, comprised of 35 pages with 12 facsimiles of Holy Avva Justin's notes, is an important complement to his book, "The Orthodox Church and Ecumenism".
The new book was prepared by Bishop Atanasije and published by Tvrdoš Monastery.
Ecumenism is a movement that in itself swarms with many questions. And all those questions, in fact, spring from one wish and recede into one wish. And that wish wants one thing: the True Church of Christ. And the true Church of Christ provides, and should provide, answers to all the questions and sub questions posed by Ecumenism. For if the Church of Christ does not resolve the eternal questions of the human spirit, then it is wholly unnecessary.
Avva Justin (one of the notes of Holy Avva Justin from the newly published book)
The information and publishing institution of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the cooperation with the Ministry of Religion of the Republic of Serbia, in a remembrance of Patriarch Pavle of Serbia and the days of his magnificent sendoff, printed the photo album From Death into Life. As a little credit from the Church to its faithful people and to all those who recognized in Patriarch Pavle the torchbearer of the Resurrection of Christ, or as the people of faith or the people of good will are ready to accept his brief, but wise message Let's be people! - the Information and publishing institution of the Serbian Orthodox Church on the forty-day memorial service gave one copy of this photo album.
Due to the great interest of the faithful, who did not attend the memorial service Patriarch Pavle of blessed repose on that day, the photo album From Death into Life is today available on the official website of the Serbian Orthodox Church at the following address:
Archbishop Hilarion's book entitled Patriarch Kirill. His Life and World Outlook in the series "Patriarchs of the Russian Church' has come out. It has been written in response to numerous requests from both church people and those who are far from the Church but who are interested in the personality of the new Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia.
His Holiness Kirill is a public figure. The scale of his work is unprecedented. His judgments on basic issues of today are well known to those who follow closely the life of the Church. At the same time, it has occurred to no one so far to systematize his thoughts expressed at various times, in various audiences and on various occasions. Until now there has been no detailed biography of Patriarch Kirill except for an official list of services he rendered and responsibilities he shouldered in the Church.
"Father Justin Popovich, pan-orthodox witness to the God-revealed and Christ-given Eternal Truth, whose testimony can be even seen within this collection of his articles - that "the mystery of Truth is not in material things, not in ideas, not in symbols, but in Personhood, namely the Theanthropic Person of the Lord Christ, Who said: I am the Truth (John 14:6), Truth perfect, never diminished, always one and the same in its complete fullness - yesterday, today, and forever (Heb.13:8).
Two recent publications record events within Orthodox Christianity in America and help the general reader understand developments within this ancient faith struggling to live in a pluralistic religious landscape.