DECR REPRESENTATIVES MEETS WITH PRESS COUNSELORS OF THE EMBASSIES OF ARAB STATES IN MOSCOW

On 27 April 2015, representatives of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR) met with press counselors of the Embassies of Arab states in Moscow. Taking part in the meeting were Revd. Dimitry Safonov, head of the section for interreligious contacts; Revd. Iliya Kosykh, head of the communication service; deacon Feodor Shulga of the ...

THE PATRIARCH OF ALEXANDRIA MEETS WITH THE PRIME MINISTER OF THE ARAB REPUBLIC OF EGYPT

On 13 January 2015, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa had an official meeting in Cairo with His Excellency the Prime Minister of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mr. Ibrahim Mahlab. During the meeting which took place in a cordial atmosphere because of their lengthy acquaintance and collaboration, from the ...

BAPTISM IN RUINS OF ARAB VILLAGE DISRUPTED BY JEWISH NEIGHBORS

The church at al-Bassa, as pictured in 2008. Photo via Wikipedia commons.  Source: http://www.pravoslavie.ru/english/70389.htm © Pravoslavie.Ru

4/5/14 A baptism ceremony held in the ruins of the uprooted Arab village of al-Bassa on Sunday was disturbed by several residents of Shlomi, the Jewish town that was built over part of the village's lands. A photojournalist who was documenting the proceedings had his camera smashed in the ensuing altercation. The ceremony was being held ...

ARAB AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM EXHIBIT LOOKS AT ORTHODOX RELIGION

Dearborn, Michigan -Pravoslavie- April 2014 The Arab American National Museum is currently featuring an exhibit entitled, Sacred Scenes: Icons of the Orthodox Church, reports the Dearborn Press and Guide. The exhibit features the work of relgious icon artist Vlasios Tsotsonis. Visitors will see several original, large-scale pieces by the artist, both paintings and mosaics/marquetry, as well ...

HIS HOLINESS ARAM I ON A PASTORAL VISIT TO THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES AND THEN TO IRAN

2/5/2012 On Tuesday May 1 2012, Catholicos Aram I began his pastoral visit in the United Arab Emirates. He will preside on the activities organized by the Armenian community in Sharjah and Dubai, and in Abu Dhabi he will lay the corner-stone to the Church and community centre on the land offered by Sheikh Khalifa Bin ...