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"Orthodox Christian Laity (OCL) is an independently organized movement of Orthodox Christian laity and clergy involved with Orthodox Renewal in the Americas. The church today confronts a growing complexity of problems and concerns which include internal stresses and external attacks of a secular society. The laity need to understand its canonical role in the life of the church. There is often an imbalance between the roles of clergy and laity. In response to these realities, OCL exists to be an advocate for syndiaconia (co-ministry) and to inform and illuminate the Orthodox faithful by providing awareness through its educational ministry. OCL fosters accountability from clergy and laity in the administration and spiritual life of the church."
- The Forum
- The American Church and the Ecumenical Patriarchate
- Orthodox Christian Laity (official site)
- DePaul University Archives: Orthodox Christian Laity Records (PDF)
- "U.S. Orthodox on quest for autonomy" by John Dart. Christian Century news article, July 17, 2002.
- "The Greek Orthodox Church Is Not For Sale" by Archimandrite Nektarios Serfes
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