Jerusalem Must Remain Center of 3 Major Religions – Russian Orthodox Church

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Sputniknews - 17/12/17 Jerusalem must remain a spiritual center of three major religions, the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations said on Saturday. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, said on Saturday that Jerusalem must remain a spiritual center of three major religions — Christianity, Islam and Judaism. "We should not forget that Jerusalem ...

Christian Muslim Religious Summit for Jerusalem – Bkerke

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 17/12/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the Christian-Islamic Summit at the Maronite Patriarchate Headquarters in Bkerke upon the invitation of His Eminence Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros Al-Rai, Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and All the East. The Summit aimed at declaring a united position following the US President Donald Trump’s ...

Daesh Targets Washington’s National Cathedral in Violent New Image

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Sputniknews - 17/12/17 Daesh plans to continue calling on terror cells and lone wolves to attack US churches during the Christmas season and has focused on the National Cathedral in Washington, DC, as an especially juicy target, according to a new report. The group published an image of the National Cathedral in flames with "a camouflage-clad jihadist wielding a ...

Christmas Carol Singers Arrested in India, Priests Under Attack From Hindu Mob

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Sputniknews - 17/12/17 A group of Christmas carol singers have been arrested in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh and accused of trying to convert local Hindus. India's nationalist government has been accused of encouraging Hindu bigots. Police in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh arrested 32 Christians for singing Christmas carols and then a group of Hindu extremists set fire ...