A MUST HEAR interview with Fr. John Mangels who reports that His Beatitude Patriarch Ignatius IV of Antioch opined that the future of the Orthodox Church in the Western world will likely be Western Rite.
Fr. John Mangels has been an Orthodox priest for 28 years, and has pastored in both the Eastern and Western rites of the Orthodox Church. He had been an Old Catholic priest for 12 years before entering the Orthodox Church. Fr. John is currently the rector of St. Augustine’s Orthodox Church, a Western Rite parish in Denver Colorado.