As the Church awaits its future union with Christ, it also can look back on several millennia of growth in the Lord. Orthodoxy is well rooted in history, undisputedly proclaiming its uninterrupted descent from the Apostolic Church. Its senior hierarchy is still represented in the four ancient Christian capitols of Constantinople, Antioch, Alexandria, and Jerusalem.
Elder Porphyrios (+Monk Moses of the Holy Skete of St. Panteleimon, of Mt. Athos, writer) – ΑΓΙΟΣ ΠΟΡΦΥΡΙΟΣ ΚΑΥΣΟΚΑΛΥΒΙΤΗΣ
† Monk Moses of the Holy Mountain, talks about Saint Porphyrios the Kavsokalyvite