Talk:Timeline of Orthodoxy in America

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"Although school children are no longer taught that Christopher Columbus discovered America, what they are not told - and what is not generally known - is that the first European to set foot on the New World was an Orthodox Christian, some five hundred years before the Roman Catholic Genoan. Who was he? ..." [http://orthodox-iceland.blogspot.com/2005/10/orthodox-america.html "Orthodox America. Orthodox Christians in North America 1000 Years Ago" by Priest Andrew Phillips]
 
"Although school children are no longer taught that Christopher Columbus discovered America, what they are not told - and what is not generally known - is that the first European to set foot on the New World was an Orthodox Christian, some five hundred years before the Roman Catholic Genoan. Who was he? ..." [http://orthodox-iceland.blogspot.com/2005/10/orthodox-america.html "Orthodox America. Orthodox Christians in North America 1000 Years Ago" by Priest Andrew Phillips]
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::Interesting reference. I don't think it really makes sense to say he was Orthodox and not Roman Catholic at this point, still before the excommunications in Constantinople, much less before the consciousness of a schism would've reached the northern lands. {{User:FrJohn/sig}}

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"Although school children are no longer taught that Christopher Columbus discovered America, what they are not told - and what is not generally known - is that the first European to set foot on the New World was an Orthodox Christian, some five hundred years before the Roman Catholic Genoan. Who was he? ..." "Orthodox America. Orthodox Christians in North America 1000 Years Ago" by Priest Andrew Phillips

Interesting reference. I don't think it really makes sense to say he was Orthodox and not Roman Catholic at this point, still before the excommunications in Constantinople, much less before the consciousness of a schism would've reached the northern lands. — FrJohn (talk)
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