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As he walked by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the lake—for they were fishermen. And he said to them, ‘Follow me, and I will make you fish for people.’ Immediately they left their nets and followed him. (Matthew 4:18-20)
Our Dream is a Christianity in One Communion
At present, the Body of Christ is divided. We share One Baptism, and One Lord – and yet, we have separated from one another. Christ prays for us to be one!
“A Family of Local Churches,” Orthodox Christians are organized into various Autocephalous (self-governing) bodies – Patriarchates and Metropolia – with a system of primacy as an overarching structure.