I would love to hear what anyone has to say regarding this particular article...it was posted on the OCA website late yesterday morning...
Holy Synod of Bishops to hold special session
SYOSSET, NY [OCA Communications] — The Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America will meet in special session at the Chancery here on Wednesday, March 1, 2006.
His Beatitude, Metropolitan Herman, called the session to review a number of issues facing the life of the Church.
The Holy Synod's regularly scheduled spring session, slated to be held at the Chancery immediately before the annual Memorial Day pilgrimage to Saint Tikhon's Monastery, South Canaan, PA, in May, 2006, will be held as announced.
In addition to Metropolitan Herman, who chairs the Holy Synod, the ruling diocesan hierarchs who will participate in the special session include His Eminence, Archbishop Kyrill of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania and the Bulgarian Diocese; His Eminence, Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas and the South; His Eminence, Archbishop Nathaniel of Detroit and the Romanian Episcopate; His Eminence, Archbishop Job of Chicago and the Midwest; His Grace, Bishop Tikhon of San Francisco, Los Angeles, and the West; His Grace, Bishop Seraphim of Ottawa and Canada; His Grace, Bishop Nikolai of Sitka, Anchorage, and Alaska; His Grace, Bishop Nikon of Boston and New England and the Albanian Archdiocese; and His Grace, Bishop Tikhon of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania.
I have no doubts that it does, indeed, have everything to do with the "financial issues" that are going on...
I just find it deeply distressing and perplexing that there is such a need to keep the Believers under the OCA wonderous and unknowing...