Archbishop Anastasios Awarded With the “Citizen of Honor” Title & Decorated with the Cross of the Apostle Paul

Albanian Orthodox Church - 28/9/17 On September 21st 2017 within an atmosphere of deep emotions the ceremony of granting the "Honorary Citizen" of Preveza Title to the Archbishop of Tirana, Durrës and All Albania, His Beatitude Anastasios was held. His Beatitude had not been in this city, where his mother was from, since 1933, when he ...

UAOC HIERARCH APPOINTED COUNSELLOR ON RELIGIOUS MATTERS FOR UKRAINE’S DEFENSE MINISTER

RISU - August 2016 Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine for European Integration Ihor Dolgov met on August 17 with the newly appointed counsellor to Ukraine’s Minister of Defense on religious matters (civic volunteer) a hierarch of Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church, Bishop Volodymyr (Cherpak) of Vyshgorod and Podol. Deputy Defense Minister of Ukraine for European Integration presented Volodymyr ...

IAO one-day conference on World War II – ‘Christian viewpoint: 70 years Later’ held

Dusseldorf-2015Slider

The Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy - October 2015 - Dusseldorf Dusseldorf: The Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (I.A.O.) organized a one-day conference with subject: «World War II – Christian viewpoint: 70 years later». Distinguished personalities from Christian Churches and communities, politicians and diplomats were invited and presented speeches on the main subject of the conference. His Eminence Metropolitan Avgoustinos ...

Russia proposes discussion of the issue of defense of Christianity within the framework of Osce

27/11/14 At a meeting with the Russian journalists after the political consultations in Athens, the Russian Federation’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexei Meshkov said that Russia considered it necessary to combine efforts for the purpose of defending Christianity and the Christian shrines worldwide, first of all, in the Middle East and in North Africa, reportsRIA-Novosti. “With our deep religious traditions, ...

Patriarchate to presumably take part in Oshki and Ishkhani rehabilitation

Georgia Online - 18/3/13 Georgia’s Patriarchate presumably will be involved in the negotiations on restoring Georgian cultural heritage in Turkey and construction of a mosque in Batumi, "Rustavi 2" informs the Deputy Minister of culture and Monument Protection Marine Mizandari states about it. Mizandari says that the decision was reached on yesterday’s meeting between her and the ...

Patriarchate to presumably take part in Oshki and Ishkhani rehabilitation

Georgia Online - 19/2/13 Georgia’s Patriarchate presumably will be involved in the negotiations on restoring Georgian cultural heritage in Turkey and construction of a mosque in Batumi, "Rustavi 2" informs the Deputy Minister of culture and Monument Protection Marine Mizandari states about it. Mizandari says that the decision was reached on yesterday’s meeting between her and the ...

Coptic Cathedral closed; pope’s funeral by invitation only

20/3/2012 Bishop Paul of Tanta has declared that the doors of the St Mark's Cathedral in Abbasiya are closed, and no one will be permitted to enter today to allow the military police to prepare for the funeral ceremony of Pope Shenouda III on Tuesday. Deputy Minister of Health Hisham Shiha stated that there had been 3 ...

Opening of Exhibition

Ecumenical Patriarchate 3/3/2012 On Thursday, March 1, 2012, His All-Holiness officially opened the Photograph Exhibition in his honor entitled "Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: trek to Mount Athos" organized by the Mt. Athos Center of Thessaloniki and hosted by the General Consul of Greece, the Hon. Nikolaos Matthioudakis at the Sismanogleio Hall of the Greek Consulate General in ...

Coptic official warns Islamists of oppressing citizens

Al-Masry Al-Youm 12/01/2012 A Coptic official on Thursday warned the Islamists of oppressing the people should they come to power. “Muslims and Christians suffer from the behavior of some extremists from both sides,” Deputy Minister of Religious Endowments Mohamed Abu Hatab said during a seminar organized by the Evangelical Communion in Alexandria to discuss religious co-existence. “How can ...

New Soup Kitchen Opens in Vagharshapat – “The Care towards the Needy is a Commandment by God to His Faithful”

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin 11/7/2011 On July 11, in the "Hratch and Suzanne Toufayan" Youth Center of Vagharshapat, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, presided over the opening service of the soup kitchen. Present for the service were the Members of the Brotherhood of the Mother See, Mrs. Jema Baghdasarian, Republic ...

Georgian Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church indignant at Deputy Minister’s Statement

17.11.2010 The Press Office of the Georgian Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church responded to yesterday’s statements of Georgia’s Deputy Minister for Reintegration Eline Tevdoradze. The Deputy Minister declared during the discussions on “Problems and perspectives of the Armenian community of Tbilisi” that that the Armenian Apostolic Church of Georgia is the branch of Holy Etchmiadzin and ...