Religious structure of Armenians

6/12/2011 YEREVAN. - A scientific conference entitled “Religious structure of Armenians: challenges and opportunities” will take place in Yerevan on Friday and Saturday. Armenia’s Ministry of Diaspora, Hixox foundation and Noravank foundation organize the event. Special attention will be paid to the preservation of national identity by different Armenian religious sectors to interfaith harmony. Due to historic events in ...

Meeting on Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

28/11/2011 His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; His Holiness Kirill I, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia; and Sheikh ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazade, Grand Mufti of the Muslims of the Caucasus, meeting on the sidelines of the CIS Interreligious Council Meeting in Yerevan, Armenia. The leaders discussed issues related to the peaceful ...

Moscow to host “Orthodox Russia” exhibition

30/10/2011 On November 4, the “Orthodox Russia” forum and exhibition dedicated to the activities of the Russian church over last 20 years opens in Moscow. Visitors will be able to learn about the restoration of more than 30,000 cathedrals and monasteries, revived clerical education and book publishing, icon painting and applied arts. The exposition has been created with ...

Festival of Orthodox films to start in Russia

6/8/2011 An annual international film festival “Golden Knight” will start in the Russian city of Kursk on June 14. For this festival, the organizers usually choose films which preach Christian moral values. Taking part are CIS countries, some European countries (mostly, Slavic countries or those where Orthodox Christianity is the most common religion), China and South Korea. There ...

Armenian and Azerbaijani religious leaders may Meet

19/3/2011 Religious leaders of Armenia ad Azerbaijan, chairman of Caucasian Muslims Board Allahshukur Pashazadeh and Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II will likely meet in November within the framework of the meeting of the CIS Interreligious Council, Azerbaijani media report quoting Russian sources. Note, the CIS Interreligious Council co-chaired by Allahshukur Pashazadeh will hold a meeting in ...

CIS and Baltic Christian Inter-confessional Committee supports initiatives by Patriarch Kirill for improving national Population Policy

5.03.2011 CIS and Baltic Christian Inter-confessional Committee supports initiatives by Patriarch Kirill for improving national population Policy The CIS and Baltic Christian Inter-confessional Committee (CIAC) held a working meeting on March 4, 2011, at the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, to discuss cooperation between religious and public organizations in the population policy. The meeting was attended ...

Ukrainian Orthodox Church urges to return its property both expropriated and given to Schismatics

Kiev, February 15, Interfax - Head of press service of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Vasily Anisimov speaks for adopting the law that will allow returning church property. "Filaret's followers should return what they stole: the church cash and churches and property stolen by militants. It's necessary to adopt democratic legislation, to return the Church expropriated property ...

Karekin II presented relations with Georgian church to CIS Journalist

29/10/2010 On October 29, Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II received a group of journalists who arrived in Armenia from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. They were accompanied by Armenian Culture Minister Hasmik Petrosyan and Ashot Jazoyan, secretary general of CIS confederation of journalists’ unions. Karekin II answered the questions, spoke of present state of Armenian Apostolic ...