Conversations With Our Bishops: Interviews on the nature and work of the Assembly of Bishops

Conversations With Our Bishops: Interviews on the nature and work of the Assembly of Bishops

August 2011

The twelve-member Secretariat of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America (assemblyofbishops.org/about/secretariat) meets via teleconference each month to oversee the work of the Assembly’s thirteen Committees and its Endorsed Agencies and to initiate new projects in accordance with the Decision and Regulations promulgated by the Fourth Pre-Conciliar Pan-Orthodox Conference at Chambésy scoba.us/resources/chambesy_documents.html).  One of the important responsibilities assigned to the Secretariat is the creation of avenues by which the work of the Assembly may be communicated to the Orthodox Christians of our region - the priests, deacons, monastics, lay men and lay women.  In so doing the Secretariat has initiated two new projects for the Assembly: (1.) a soon-to-be announced, over-arching Communications Program being developed by Mr. Alex Machaskee (retired publisher, president and CEO of Cleveland’s major newspaper “The Plain Dealer”), and (2.) “Conversations With Our Bishops,” a series of audio interviews of the Assembly’s fifty-three member hierarchs by Archpriest Josiah Trenham (proïstamenos of St Andrew Church in Riverside, CA, Ancient Faith Radio podcast host of “The Arena”, and director of “Patristic Nectar Publications”) for the purpose of providing a broad swath of perspectives to the Church-at-large on the significance and work of the Assembly.  Today, this latter project - “CONVERSATIONS WITH OUR BISHOPS: Hierarchical interviews on the nature and work of the Assembly of Bishops” - is being inaugurated with the posting of the first five interviews.


Episodes

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Dec 15, 2012

Interview with Bishop Alexander of the Orthodox Church in America

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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26:23
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Nov 05, 2012

Interview with Bishop Ioan of the Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese of the Americas

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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37:19
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Oct 22, 2012

Interview with Bishop Daniil of the Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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28:38
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Sep 10, 2012

Interview with Bishop Demetrios of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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28:02
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Aug 31, 2012

Interview with Metropolitan Isaiah of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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32:39
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Aug 22, 2012

Interview with Bishop Alexander of the Antiochian Archdiocese of North America

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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8:56
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Apr 06, 2012

Interview with Bishop Matthias of the Orthodox Church in America

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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23:40
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Feb 15, 2012

Interview with Bishop Andonios of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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22:25
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Jan 17, 2012

Interview with Metropolitan Jonah of the Orthodox Church in America

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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28:27
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Jan 04, 2012

Interview with Bishop Michael of the Orthodox Church in America

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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38:20
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Dec 22, 2011

Interview with Bishop Tikhon of the Orthodox Church in America

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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39:16
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Dec 09, 2011

Interview with Metropolitan Methodios of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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22:08
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Nov 03, 2011

Interview with Archbishop Antony of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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29:16
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Oct 21, 2011

Interview with His Grace Bishop Melchisedek, Hierarch of the Orthodox Church in America

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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47:07
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Oct 14, 2011

Interview with His Grace Bishop Jerome, Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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22:01
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Oct 05, 2011

Interview with His Grace Bishop Longin, Hierarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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27:56
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Sep 27, 2011

Interview with the Right Reverend Benjamin, OCA Bishop of San Francisco and the West

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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33:52
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Sep 20, 2011

Interview with Metropolitan Hilarion of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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30:59
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Sep 09, 2011

Interview with Metropolitan Joseph, Bulgarian Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada, and Australia

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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33:29
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Aug 11, 2011

Interview with Bp Thomas, Diocese of Charleston, Oakland and Mid-Atlantic States in Antiochian Arch.

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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40:54
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Aug 11, 2011

Interview with Bishop Ilia, Albanian Orthodox Archdiocese of America

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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42:13
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Aug 11, 2011

Interview with Archbishop Nicolae, Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese in the Americas

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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25:48
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Aug 11, 2011

Interview with Bishop Maxim, Western American Diocese of the Serbian Orth. Church of North America

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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35:42
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Aug 11, 2011

Interview with Bishop Daniel, Western Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA

AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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27:48
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Apr 11, 2005

Interview with Bishop Benjamin (OCA)

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50:45
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