Sunday, August 29, 2010

Church service held for missing Mt Druitt girl Kiesha Abrahams

August 29, 2010 News

29/8/2010 THEY came from far and wide to pray at St Bishoy Coptic Orthodox Church for missing six-year-old girl Kiesha Abrahams. The church is just streets away from where Kiesha went missing almost a month ago from her apartment unit on Woodstock Ave. About 100 members of the parish and the wider community attended a […]

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Chrysostomos II: foreign experts should draft Cyprus Plan

August 29, 2010 News

28/8/2010 FAMAGUSTA GAZETTE / PHOTO : CY-STOCK.COM Archbishop of Cyprus Chrysostomos II pointed out on Friday that Turkey is distancing itself from the basis of a federation solution in Cyprus and should probably be reported, and reiterated the Church`s position that foreign experts should be called in to draft a solution plan. The Archbishop was […]

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Bishop Teodosije of Lipljan with Westerwelle

August 29, 2010 News

27/8/2010 In talks with German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle in Gracanica, Bishop Teodosije of Lipljan said that the Serbian Orthodox Church is very concerned about NATO decision to transfer the jurisdiction for the protection of Serbian monasteries in Kosovo from KFOR to the Kosovo Police. Bishop Teodosije said that the Church was also concerned because […]

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Turkey: Undue interference in the choice of Religious Leaders

August 29, 2010 News

Turkey recognises only four religions: Sunni Islam, the Greek Orthodox Church, the Armenian Apostolic Church and Judaism. It also seeks to determine which religious leaders are elected. Foreign policy appears to shape its choices. By: Asia News Ankara (AsiaNews/F18) – The Turkish government continues to interfere in who leads the Greek Orthodox, Armenian Apostolic and […]

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Orthodox Christianity class may be introduced at Schools

August 29, 2010 News

27.08.2010 – Belarus The education ministry considers introducing an optional class at schools of general education to teach students the basics of Orthodox Christianity. It has yet to be approved by the National Education Institute but some experts have already expressed concern about a religious subject being added to the school curriculum. When reached by […]

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Long lost Jesus icon in Kremlin restored to View

August 29, 2010 News

28/8/2010 (Reuters) – An icon of Jesus embedded in a Kremlin gate used by Soviet leaders but bricked over in the 1930s during communist times was restored on Saturday to public view. On a rainy and windy day of the Assumption in the Orthodox calendar, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill unveiled […]

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