Humility will end any war

Humility will end any war. This is because humility is a necessary precondition to… love. And if highest achievement of mankind is love then humanity cannot progress without humility.

Based on Elder Ilarion of Kalamitsi

In this photo, His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Antioch (center) has a loving chat with Elder Ephraim, Abbot of Vatopaidi (left) about Father Parthenios (right) who was tonsured a monk and received his name from the Patriarch’s Spiritual Father, Elder Parthenios of St. Paul’s Monastery on Mount Athos.