“TURKEY CONTINUES TO DESTROY VALUABLE HISTORICAL MONUMENTS AND FLOUT INTERNATIONAL NORMS” His Holiness Aram I

The Great House of Cilicia of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church - 14/7/2020 The recent ruling of the Turkish Administrative court paves the way for the Turkish President to convert Istanbul’s iconic former cathedral into a mosque. Built-in 537, the cathedral is considered a masterpiece of Byzantine architecture. In 1453, following the Ottoman conquest and the fall ...

The Reflections of His Holiness Karekin II – Catholicos of All Armenians on the Decision of the Turkish Authorities to Turn the Hagia Sophia Cathedral-Museum into a Mosque

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 14/7/2020 At the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, we learned with regret about the decision made by the President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on July 10, to turn the Hagia Sophia, which holds the highest value to the Orthodox Churches and entire Christian world, into a ...

Serbian Patriarchal Appeal to Turkey Over Hagia Sophia

Church of Serbia - 14/7/2020 Appeal to Turkey There is hardly anyone in the civilised world not knowing of Hagia Sophia, a magnificent and unique church, at a time the most important church of the entire Christian world, both in the East and in the West. It is also generally known that Hagia Sophia was the Christian ...

Statement by Catholicos-Moopan Marthoma Paulose II on Hagia Sophia

OVS Online - The Indian Orthodox Malankara Church - 14/7/2020  Kottayam-Kerala-India: A Statement by  His Holiness Marthoma Marthoma Paulose II (Catholicos on the Apostolic Throne of St. Thomas, Malankara Metropolitan, Moopan) on the recent change in the status of the Hagia Sophia Orthodox Cathedral of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. Source:  

New Edition of “His Life is Mine” Celebrates Glorification of Elder Sophrony

SVOTS - 14/7/2020 [SVOTS Communications / YONKERS, NY] A new edition of His Life Is Mine by Elder Sophrony has been published by St. Vladimir’s Seminary (SVS) Press to mark his recent glorification as a saint by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. The new edition features an attractive mosaic cover design and new typesetting. Having believed that true and ...