The Ecumenical Patriarch for the Orthodox is roughly the equivalent to the Pope for Catholics (yes, there are differences, but that is the closest analogue)
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posted on 05/10/2013 4:32:36 AM PDT
(Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
It can only be the sound of beating wings.
posted on 05/10/2013 4:34:38 AM PDT
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There are a LOT of differences. The Ecumenical Patriarch is at best “first among equals.” Each patriarchate is autonomous.
posted on 05/10/2013 4:38:18 AM PDT
by Doug Loss
posted on 05/10/2013 4:39:23 AM PDT
(All they that TAKE the sword shall perish with the sword. Matthew 26:52 Gun grabbers beware.)
Hmmmm ... I’ll make a wild-eyed guess that the Religion of Pieces is somehow involved in this.
posted on 05/10/2013 4:42:01 AM PDT
(Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
The sad reality is that Turkey is reverting back to its old bad ways.
posted on 05/10/2013 5:06:46 AM PDT
("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
posted on 05/10/2013 5:09:55 AM PDT
(Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
posted on 05/10/2013 5:13:17 AM PDT
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