The dialogue has stopped

That’s that:

His Beatitude, the Archbishop of Washington, Metropolitan of All America and Canada of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) announced recently that his church has ended its ecumenical relations with The Episcopal Church, and will establish instead formal ecumenical relations with the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA).

Metropolitan Jonah of the OCA made the announcement June 24 at a plenary session of the ACNA’s founding convocation at St Vincent’s Cathedral, Bedford, Texas.

Josephus was there and reports. Numerous standing ovations, no less.


3 Responses to The dialogue has stopped

  1. byztex says:

    It was indeed a heady experience. The video, I’m told by the organizers, will be up shortly.

  2. […] 2009 at 6:32 PM | In Orthodoxy, Pseudo-Christianity | Leave a Comment Just a couple of days ago, +Jonah spoke at the ACNA conference and severed ties with the Episcopal Church. Today, Deacon Greg points to this letter to Episcopal […]

  3. stillhere4u says:

    According to, the Catholic Church officials are not very happy about the way Rowan Williams contacted the Vatican when he heard the news.

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