Over 60 churches destroyed in Syria, thousands of Christians become refugees – Russian MP

June 2014 Moscow, June 3, Interfax - More than 60 churches and monasteries have been completely destroyed in Syria by militants since the armed conflict broke out in that country, Russian MP and coordinator of the inter-faction group for the protection of Christian valuables Sergey Gavrilov has said. Gavrilov and other Russian parliamentarians and Central Election Commission ...

Public confidence to Church, Army and Police unrivalled in Georgia – survey

17/3/13 Orthodox Church preserves its leadership in the rating of confidence to social institutions. According to the social research of the International Republican Institute (IRI), 95 percent of the respondents trust the Church. The next are the Army with 91 percent and the Police with 89 percent. Confidence rating in relation to other social institutions is as follows: ...