I'm sorry if I posted this elsewhere. I felt a new thread ought to be more appropriate.
There has been some dialogue recently between the COC and the RC concerning Unity. I think some joint statements had been established between both Churches:
Here's a news clipping:http://www.christiantoday.com/article/roman.catholic.and.orthodox.churches.move.towards.unity/29230.htm
Does anyone know what the outcomes of this dialog was?
Where do we stand with the RC?
What are the next steps towards further integration with them, or them with us?
What agreements have been made so far?
I read H.G Bishop Angaelos's statement. I agree entirely with what he has said. It is indeed very hypocritical that we can talk about love and forgiveness, but the Church cannot seem to apply this towards other denominations.
Many times I've seen Catholics look at Copts as heretics - SIMPLY because we are not under Rome.
Many times I've seen Orthodox clergy look down at Catholics - SIMPLY because of their deviation from theological realities that only a theologian would be able to understand.
This animosity has gone far enough.
In all honesty, I hope the COC never changes, and its doctrines remain the same.