Russian Orthodox Church, Vatican to Work Closer on Christians’ Persecution

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Sputniknews - 13/2/17 Chairman of the Department of External Church Relations Metropolitan Hilarion said that the Russian Orthodox Church together with the Vatican will try to institutionalize the joint work on the monitoring of the issue of Christians’ persecutions in the Middle East and other regions. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Russian Orthodox Church plans to strengthen its cooperation with Vatican ...

Catholic-Orthodox ties improve in Russia, church official says

Jonathan Luxmoore - 24/12/13 OXFORD, England (CNS) -- The Catholic Church in Russia predicted a "steady improvement" in ties with the predominant Orthodox Church after a visit by Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity. "Catholic-Orthodox relations have improved markedly in recent years, and this visit is the latest step toward strengthening ...