Health of Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea deteriorates: Prayers Requested

Robel Sereke - OCP News Service - 19/5/18 Global: His Holiness Abune Antonius - the 3rd Patriarch of Eritrean Orthodox Church (detained in Asmara since 2007), has suddenly fallen ill. It is reported that the sudden illness is a result of drug poison. Patriarch's health has considerably deteriorated and the Prelate is suffering from severe pain. Serious Concern ...

Orthodox Church presses for total abortion ban in Russia – report

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RT.com - 19/5/17 A representative of the Russian Orthodox Church has urged members of the lower house Commission for the Protection of Christian Values to impose a total ban on abortion, according to reports. Archimandrite Theothilactes attended the first session of the commission in the newly-elected State Duma and said that certain Russian laws needed urgent changes, ...