India takes Gita issue with Russian Federal authorities

Press Trust Of India 20/12/2011 India has strongly taken up the demand for banning Hindu scripture Bhagavad Gita, which a group linked to the Christian Orthodox Church has described as 'extremist', with the Russian authorities, Indian ambassador to Russia Ajai Malhotra said. "The matter has been taken up by the Indian embassy in Moscow with the Russian government ...

Church warns of ethnic flare-up

Associated Press 2011-09-30 Bulgaria's influential Christian Orthodox Church is urging people to avoid further ethnic flare-ups in the Balkan country. Riots erupted last weekend after a 19-year-old man was run over and killed by a minibus driven by a man linked to a local Roma leader. Angry villagers hurled stones and firebombs at the house of the ...

The school that saved Ramle

By Noam Dvir 18.11.10 The new wing of the city's Orthodox Christian school creates a space that both serves the community and cleans up the crime-ridden area. Architects like to say that original architectural solutions are born of budgetary limitations and planning constraints. The new wing of the Christian Orthodox school in the old city of Ramle, ...