Talk:Monastery of Chevetogne

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Why is this monastery significant for Orthodoxy, other than that it has paintings by Orthodox people? —Fr. Andrew talk contribs 15:22, May 6, 2007 (PDT)

Hey, if I were dictator of the wiki, I'd definitely delete it. I guess the person who posted it thought it pertained to Orthodoxy because the monastery's founder was some "ecumenical" Catholic who thought he could magically reunite Catholics and Orthodox (and Anglicans, while he was at it). Gabriela 20:18, May 6, 2007 (PDT)
I'm not dictator, but I'm still deleting it.  :) —Fr. Andrew talk contribs 12:39, May 7, 2007 (PDT)

I hadn't noticed the article before, and I doubt I would have thought to suggest one, but I think it has more to do with Orthodoxy than some of the articles that I have noticed lately (informed consent, recreational drugs, Anglican Communion, C. S. Lewis, Vulgate, etc.). Chevetogne has significance for Orthodox-Catholic relations, the Liturgical Movement (which greatly influenced Father Alexander Schmemann and others), the promotion of the Byzantine liturgy, etc. --Fr Lev 18:06, May 7, 2007 (PDT)

The articles you mention are, I think, likely not to last too long, either (though they're probably being given some time, since at least the ethics-themed ones are the project of a class at Holy Cross seminary). In any event, the Chevotogne article as it was didn't really address Orthodoxy at all, except for the above-mentioned element about having Orthodox iconographers. If an article by this name whose essential content could be rephrased as "Orthodoxy and the Chevotogne Monastery" could be written, then certainly, it could be brought back. —Fr. Andrew talk contribs 18:50, May 7, 2007 (PDT)
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