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Ecumenical Service at Berliner Dom

October 23, 2017 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 23/10/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participates in an Ecumenical prayer for the Christians of the Middle East held at the Evangelical Church in Berlin. Heads of the Oriental Orthodox churches, the Evangelical church as well as other church leaders also attended the prayer. In his sermon, His Holiness acknowledged […]

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ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH TO PARTICIPATE IN CELEBRATIONS FOR 500TH ANNIVERSARY OF PROTESTANT REFORMATION

May 27, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 27/5/17 During his visit to the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Constantinople in September 2016, Heinrich Bedford-Strom, Chairman of the Council of German Evangelical Churches, told His All-Holiness that “it would be a special honor” if the patriarch would attend the celebrations for the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation in Wittenberg and Tübingen this […]

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Bishop Angaelos gives address on refugee crisis at WCC Consultation in Munich

October 29, 2015 Featured News

29/10/15 His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, spoke of the challenges and opportunities of the current refugee crisis at a World Council of Churches Consultation in Munich, Germany, jointly hosted by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria (ELKB), the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) and the […]

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Egypt: Masked Men Open Fire on Evangelical Church

June 3, 2015 Featured News

Raymond Ibrahim – May – June 2015 On Sunday morning, May 31 in Senoras city, Fayum, masked men on motorbikes opened fire on an Evangelical church.  Security forces guarding the church briefly exchanged fire with the assailants before the masked men fled on their motorbikes.  No one was reported hurt. Source:  

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Proposed Egyptian Law to Reduce Restrictions on Building Churches

September 27, 2014 Featured News
The Coptic Orthodox Virgin Mary church is seen during sunset in Cairo, April 18, 2009 (photo: REUTERS/Tarek Mostafa).

By Ahmed Fouad AL Monitor 27/9/14 The unified houses of worship law, which regulates the construction of mosques and churches in Egypt, is still waiting for the parliament’s approval. Although the voting sessions in parliament haven’t begun yet, the controversy about the houses of worship law started when Christian lawyer Nabil Luka Bibawi filed a […]

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Delegation of the Lutheran Evangelical Church at the Patriarchate of Romania

July 6, 2014 Featured News

On 1 July 2014, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church received at the Patriarchal Residence the visit of Michael Martin, church superior counsellor of the Lutheran Evangelical Church of Bayern. He was accompanied by a delegation which also included His Grace Sofian Brasoveanul, Assistant Bishop to the Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese of Germany, […]

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Representatives of the Evangelical Church of Germany at the Romanian Patriarchate

May 2, 2014 Featured News

April – May 2014 On 30 April 2014, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church received at the Patriarchal Residence the participants in the Consultation for the estimation of the dialogue between the Romanian Orthodox Church and the Evangelical Church of Germany which is taking place in Bucharest from 29 April – 2 […]

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The Week of Prayer at the Romanian Patriarchate

January 28, 2014 Featured News

28/1/14 “The prayer is the best antidote to the state of division and only holiness can be the antidote to secularisation”. This assertion was made by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romanhia, on Saturday, 25 January 2014, in the Patriarchal Cathedral, after the Vesper service, in the end of theWeek of Prayer for Christian Unity. […]

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Armenian Slaughtered for Refusing to Renounce Christ

January 11, 2014 Featured News

Raymond Ibrahim – 11/1/14 Following the other day’s news that two Armenian families in Syria had been compelled to convert to Islam at the hands of the terrorist organization, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)—which, nonetheless, claimed that the conversions were done “willingly”—new information has emerged concerning the recent killing of a […]

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Egyptian churches will not be attending national dialogue

February 27, 2013 Featured News

MENA 26/02/2013 The three Egyptian churches have excused themselves from the televised national dialogue session called for by President Mohamed Morsy for Tuesday. Bishop Andrea Zaki, head of the Coptic Evangelical Church, told the state news agency MENA that the Coptic Catholic, Orthodox and Evangelical Churches had decided not to attend the session, but were calling for […]

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The Annual Meeting of the Consultative Council of the Religious Cults of Romania

May 5, 2012 Featured News

On 26 April 2012, the annual meeting of the Consultative Council of the Religious Cults of Romania took place in Conventus room of the Patriarchate Palace, under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel, with the participation with the right to vote of the representatives of the following recognized cults: – The Romanian Orthodox Church […]

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General Congregation to elect three bishops, one of which to succeed Shenouda III

March 18, 2012 Featured News

18/3/2012 Ahram Online The media advisor of the Egyptian Evangelical Church clarifies the process of choosing the successor of Pope Shenouda III. A General Congregation formed of The Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church and the General Lay Council of the Church, which are part of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria, will elect […]

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Austrian Undersecretary For Integration Says “Orthodox Church Promotes Progress in Austria”

March 7, 2012 News

By Fani Toli 6/3/2012 During the Assembly of the Episcopes of the Orthodox Church at the Greek Metropolis of Austria, the Austrian Undersecretary For Integration, Sebastian Kurz, stated that the Orthodox Church promotes progress in Austria as well as multiculturalism and cultural diversity. During the Assembly of the Episcopes, Sebastian Kurz emphasized that the Orthodox […]

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120 Coptic Christians leave Orthodox Church over divorce, remarriage laws

September 19, 2011 News

Emad Khalil 18/09/2011 The Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt has received more than 120 individual notices from Coptic Christians informing the Church that they have permanently left the denomination, according to Church sources on Sunday. According to one source, those declaring their intent to leave the denomination claimed it would “help them make use of […]

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Church source: Church seeking unified personal status law to avoid Conflict

July 24, 2011 News

23/07/2011 The Coptic Orthodox Church is seeking to have the unified personal status law for non-Muslims passed as soon as possible, officials sources from the papal office have said. The move is intended to prevent a possible crisis between the Church and the judiciary and to address the problem of Copts seeking a divorce, some […]

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Churches reject calls for international protection for ‘persecuted’ Copts

July 1, 2011 News

Emad Khalil 28/06/2011 Representatives of the three Egyptian Churches and several Coptic activists condemned on Tuesday a demand made to the US Congress by some expatriate Copts calling for international protection for Coptic Christians in Egypt. Bishop Markos of Shubra al-Kheima told Al-Masry Al-Youm that he rejects the demands. “Copts fall under the protection of […]

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Egyptian churches consider response for places of worship draft Bill

June 15, 2011 News

14/06/2011 Egypt’s Christian Orthodox, evangelical and Catholic denominations plan to hold a meeting to draw up a response to the draft law on places of worship. Previously, they had expressed their rejection of many features of the bill. The Orthodox Church earlier rejected nine features of the bill, while the other two denominations continue to […]

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Patriarch Kirill sends Easter greetings to Pope Benedict

April 14, 2009 News

Moscow, April 13, Interfax – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent Easter greetings to the heads of Churches celebrating Easter on April 12.Among them are Pope Benedict XVI, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos Karekin II of All Armenians, Archbishop Rowan Williams of Canterbury, Chairman of the Council of the Evangelical Church in Germany […]

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