The Documents of the Great and Holy Council of 2016 Concerning the Inner Life of the Orthodox Church
Development of the Documents’ Content
The present paper examines four Documents of the Great and Holy Council of 2016 concerning the Inner Life of the Orthodox Church: 1) The Importance of Fasting and Its Observance Today, 2) Autonomy and the Means by Which it is Proclaimed, 3) The Orthodox Diaspora and 4) The Sacrament of Marriage and its Impediments. The author note the significant evolution of certain texts and assumptions that appear in the documents in the process of preparation.
Keywords: The Great and Holy Council, Importance of Fasting, Autonomy, The Orthodox Diaspora, The Sacrament of Marriage
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