Bishop Photios: Hagia Sophia

Church of Serbia - 11/7/2020 Hagia Sophia Hagia Sophia became a mosque, before the eyes and ears of the whole world sitting in the front and the last row. And she cries – where are my children? Where are the monarchs that I raised? Where is the clergy that adorned me with the blessed beauty? Where are the soldiers who defended me? Where are the ...

TURKEY’S PREJUDICE TOWARDS CHRISTIANS

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The British Orthodox Church - 11/7/2020 The news that Turkey’s President, Recep Tayip Erdogan, has recently authorised the handing over of the former Orthodox Cathedral, Haghia Sophia (“The Divine Wisdom”), in Istanbul (Constantinople) to Turkey’s Religious Affairs Presidency, is something to be deplored. The current building is the third Orthodox Cathedral on this site as its two ...

UNESCO Regrets the Conversion of Hagia Sophia

UNESCO - 11/7/2020 Statement on Hagia Sophia by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Hagia Sophia: UNESCO deeply regrets the decision of the Turkish authorities, made without prior discussion, and calls for the universal value of World Heritage to be preserved Paris, Friday 10 July – The Director-General of UNESCO deeply regrets the decision of the ...

Konstantine Pandolfi Appointed ‘The Grand Knight’ of the Holy Orthodox Order of Saint George the Great Martyr

OCP News Service – 11/7/2020 USA: His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion –the First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia has appointed His Most Excellency Kostantine Pandolfi (né Ernest Christopher Konstantine Pandolfi) as the Grand Knight of the Holy Orthodox Order of Saint George the Great Martyr. The Grand Knight His Most Excellency holds an Associate Degree ...

PYD Security Releasing ISIS Prisoners In Syria In Exchange For Money

Women walking through the secured al-Hol Camp in Hasakah province, NE Syria April 1, 2019 (Reuters)

WCA-NGO - 11/7/2020 Sources from the infamous al-Hol camp in Northeast Syria confirm that the Kurdish forces are releasing ISIS terrorists in return for money. Local Aramean Christians condemn this form of corruption, which also threatens the security and stability of this volatile region. The US-led coalition worked with the “Syrian Democratic Forces” (SDF) to destroy ISIS ...