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SYNOD OF BISHOPS: April 13, 2006

An Informational Bulletin is Published on Talks with the Moscow Patriarchate

With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Laurus and of the Synod of Bishops, with the goal of informing the clergy and laity of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia on the progress of talks with the Russian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate, an Informational Bulletin has been published which will be distributed to all the parishes of our Church.

We offer links to the documents contained therein, along with an accompanying letter by His Eminence Metropolitan Laurus:

Chancery of His Eminence Metropolitan Laurus, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

Metropolitan Laurus: "Epistle to the Diocesan Conference of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand," December 2005

Protopriest Nikolai Artemoff: "What Does Canonical Communion Mean For Us?" April 2006

"Resolution of the Pastoral Retreat of the Diocese of Chicago and Detroit," March 2006

"Resolution of the Pastoral Conference of the Western-American Diocese," March 2006

"Resolution of the Pastoral Conference of the Diocese of Eastern America and New York," March 2006

"Decree on the Litany by the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia", December 2006

"From the Editors of the Synodal Website on the Publication of the Joint Documents," June 2005

"On the Joint Work of the Commissions of the Moscow Patriarchate and the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia," June 2005

"On the Attitude of the Orthodox Church Towards the Heterodox and Towards Inter-Confessional Organizations," June 2005

"On the Relationship Between the Church and State," June 2005

"Commentary on the Joint Document 'On the Relationship Between Church and State,' " June 2005

Interview with Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany: "Attaining Church Unity is a Spiritual Podvig," February 2006