Taliadoros, as part of his intimidating tactics, claimed that scrapping the Three Hierarchs
holiday was part of a deliberate attempt to diminish the importance of Greek letters (as if the importance is safeguarded by a school holiday and not by good teaching), implying that this was an unpatriotic act.
With the dwindling population of hierarchs
and Orthodox Christians in Turkey, we may not be able to elect an ecumenical patriarch in the not too distant future.
2012 marked the 100th anniversary of the appointment of the first hierarch
for Ukrainian (Ruthenian) Greco-Catholics in Canada: Bl.
Being Catholic is central to their personal identity and motivates both sets of reformers' largely volunteer efforts to change the church or openly resist or reject the decisions of church hierarchs
In a phone call to Metropolitan Philip of North America, he said: "these reports are false and the release of these two hierarchs
has not taken place".
Mary was a member of Three Hierarchs
Greek Orthodox Church.
I would like to express my profound satisfaction and joy over being able to set foot in the Polish land, pay a visit to the Polish Orthodox Church and meet with the hierarchs
and clergy of the Polish Catholic Church," Kirill told reporters at the Warsaw airport.
At the end he said 'But you must see Chhag-pe-lha khang Library-temple' which has got many precious manuscripts originally possessed by the great hierarchs
of Sa-skya from the eleventh century onward.
Metropolitan Sergius of Voronezh and Borisoglebsk, was quoted by Russian news agency ITAR-TASS as saying: "His Holiness Maxim is the oldest among the ruling hierarchs
of the national Orthodox Churches and he sym-bolises living history".
The final chapter, "Leading the Early Church," deals with roles of hierarchs
, councils, and emperors.
Metropolitan Paisios of Leros, Kalymnos and Astypalaia, in the Dodecanese islands, Greece, the meeting brought together 25 participants from nearly all Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox churches, hierarchs
, priests, members of monastic communities, university professors, lay persons and WCC staff.
Conflicts between religious orders and hierarchs
, especially when gender and language were involved, also play a prominent part here.