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Orthodox Church voices support for Armed Forces

June 27, 2013 News

26/6/13 The Orthodox Church has voiced support for the role played by the Armed Forces on the current developments in Egypt. The Church hailed remarks by Defense Minister Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, in which he vowed to intervene to prevent Egypt from slipping into a dark tunnel of conflict, sedition and infighting, said a statement released […]

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Minister and Patriarch sign agreement on introducing religious service in VS

June 29, 2011 Featured News

Tanjug, Infobiro.tv 29/6/2011 Serbian Defense Minister Dragan Sutanovac and Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Patriarch Irinej signed in the southern Serbian city of Nis Tuesday the Agreement on introducing religious service and performing religious rites in the Serbian Armed Forces (VS). Serbian Defense Minister Dragan Sutanovac and Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Patriarch Irinej signed in the […]

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Armenian Clerics Told To Help Root Out Army Abuse

February 18, 2011 News

Emil Danielyan 15/2/2011 The supreme head of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Catholicos Garegin II, has urged clergymen serving in Armenian army units to help military authorities fight against non-combat deaths and other violent incidents among military personnel. Garegin emphasized the “important role” of army chaplains as he met with 46 of them at the church’s […]

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Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Mark Archangel All Souls’ Day

November 7, 2010 Featured News

6/11/2010 Bulgaria’s Christian Orthodox Church honors Saturday the All Souls’ Day before the Day of St. Archangel Michael, or the so-called Archangel All Souls’ Day. All Souls’ Day is also known as the Feast of All Souls, Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed. The Eastern Orthodox Church dedicates several days throughout the year to the […]

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