email@example.com - 7/12/13
I have spent the past three days in the German capital, to attend an international conference organized by the Archons, a religious order whose main focus is to protect the rights of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul. But the conference, aptly titled “Tearing down walls,” was focused not only on the Ecumenical Patriarchate or the ...
It was around 7 a.m. on December 7th, 1988. Our telephone woke me up.
Our assignment editor at the Associated Press in New York was calling me.
He ordered me, “Get your travel bag, all your camera gear and rush to the office to get some cash. You are booked to fly out at 10 am.”
“Where am ...
RAYMOND IBRAHIM, CP OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR - 7/12/13
Yet another phenomenon with a long paper trail in Islamic history has just taken place, even as the Western "mainstream"-little acquainted with true history or reality-dismisses it as an aberration. Asia News has the details:
Islamist rebels have kidnapped a group of nuns from the Greek Orthodox monastery of St Thecla (Mar Taqla) ...
UNESCO has inscribed Meskel commemoration feast of the finding of the True Holy Cross of Christ on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. UNESCO selected the Meskel festival from among the 31 heritages presented to its 8th Conference of intangible cultural heritages.
According to UNESCO, the inscription of Meskel festival on the ...
BEIRUT: An Armenian church in the city of Raqqa has been taken over by militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria, according to activists.
The Al-Qaeda affiliate has turned Martyrs’ Church into a proselytizing center, according to opposition sources, and replaced a cross above the church with an ISIS banner.
Members of the group had earlier vandalized two churches in ...