Thursday, June 23, 2011

Greek prelate: We sinned on debt, but who’s without sin?

June 23, 2011 Featured News
Bishop Anthimos of Thessaloniki

MICHAEL BABAD Globe and Mail Update 23/6/2011 Let he who is without sin … European leaders are meeting in Brussels today in a continuing quest to contain the Greek debt crisis, but a well known and outspoken Greek Orthodox bishop is taking a different approach. Bishop Anthimos of Thessaloniki read a prayer on television yesterday, […]

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EGYPT: Draft laws for Mosques and Churches face Criticism

June 23, 2011 News

22/6/2011 Although new laws regulating the construction of houses of worship have been sought by politicians and human rights advocates long before the Jan. 25 revolution, there has been little progress toward passing such regulations. A draft law proposes that building permit applications for houses of worship should go through the public engineering office in […]

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Pope wishes Moussa good luck in Presidential Campaign

June 23, 2011 News

MENA 23/06/2011 The head of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Shenouda III, wished former Arab League Secretary Amr Moussa luck with his presidential campaign when the two met at Shenouda’s office Thursday, MENA reported. Moussa adopted admirable positions as foreign minister and Arab League secretary, Shenouda said. “I hope Egyptians’ choice of presidential candidates will […]

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A week of unfulfilled hopes: visit of Catholicos of All Armenians to Georgia

June 23, 2011 Featured News

22/6/2011 If we describe the visit of Catholicos of All Armenians to Georgia, we can say it was a hope, which clashed with reality. Hrant Mikaelyan, scientific collaborator of the Caucasus Institute, said during talk with Times.am reporter. “Situation of Armenian churches in Georgia has become worse and worse during the years. If 26 acting […]

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The fourth complete translation of the Bible into modern Ukrainian is Published

June 23, 2011 News
REV. RAFAIL TURKONIAK WITH THE FOURTH COMPLETE TRANSLATION OF THE BIBLE

By Nadia TYSIACHNA, The Day 21/6/2011 On June 21 the Ukrainian Home of the Bible opened in Kyiv and the fourth complete edition of the Ukrainian translation of the Bible was launched. The event is timed to the 20th anniversary of the Ukrainian Bible Association (UBT), an interdenominational organization (organizations of this kind exist in […]

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Patriarch Kirill: European population will die if it fails to come back to its Spiritual Sources

June 23, 2011 News

Moscow, June 22, Interfax – Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill urged European religious leaders to make collective efforts to pursue the revival of Christianity within the continent. “The Russian Orthodox Church proposes that European Christian communities unite to become partners of the states and European civil community in pursuing the revival of tangible […]

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Patriarchate of Moscow launches program for protection of Christians Worldwide

June 23, 2011 Featured News

By Nina Achmatova 06/23/201 The World Russian People’s Council will regularly publish information about violence and abuse against the community. Orthodox Church concerned over christianophobia in the Middle East. Moscow (AsiaNews) – Concerned by a widespread “Christianophobia”, the Russian Orthodox Church has decided to publish regular information on episodes of violence that affect Christians in […]

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Metropolitan to appear on court Thursday

June 23, 2011 News

23/6/2011 Tanjug Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Coastlands Amfilohije will appear in court Thursday in Podgorica, before magistrate Larisa Begovic to face charges of hate speech. Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Coastlands Amfilohije will appear in court Thursday in Podgorica, before magistrate Larisa Begovic to face charges […]

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Another desecration of Orthodox Church property in Kosmet

June 23, 2011 Featured News
Remains of Serbian Orthodox Church of Holy Salvation

23/6/2011 Radio Serbia The Eparchy has also reported the incident to EU Representative for Serb Cultural and Historical Heritage Dimitris Moushopoulos, requiring the urgent international reaction, because it is the protected facility and the area of the historical zone of Prizren. The Eparchy of Raska and Prizren has reported to the Kosmet Police a serious […]

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