US Ignores UN Session on Christian Genocide in Mideast

Raymond Ibrahim - April 2015 As Christians and other minorities continue to be purged in the Middle East in general under the Islamic State and other jihadi organizations in particular, France sponsored an open UN Security Council meeting on March 27, to discuss “The Victims of attacks and abuses on ethnic and religious grounds in the Middle East. ...

Christians under pressure in West – Lavrov

Christians under pressure in West – Lavrov

Geneva, March 3, Interfax - Aggressive secularism is picking up pace in the West, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. “I can’t leave out problems which Christians have been experiencing in many counties, where it is deemed politically incorrect to speak about one’s Christian identity and where Christian values, the nucleus of European civilization, are being ...

Vatican’s Foreign Minister Visits Georgia

Civil Georgia - September 2014 Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, Secretary for Relations with States of the Holy See, met Georgian leadership in Tbilisi on September 15 and also held talks with head of the Georgian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Ilia II, on September 14. President Giorgi Margvelashvili and PM Irakli Garibashvili thanked the Vatican for supporting Georgia’s territorial integrity and invited Pope ...

Russian Foreign Minister rejects accusations of imperial ambitions of the Russian Church

Moscow, May 29, Interfax - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Russia's position on the creation of "the Russian world" is being taken as imperial ambitions. “The idea of the Russian world promoted by the Russian state and the Russian Orthodox Church has no relation to imperial schemes. We are talking about keeping spiritual and cultural ...

IDEAS CALLING FOR REVISION OF MORAL VALUES ARE DANGEROUS – LAVROV

7/3/14 Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Russia is concerned about the intensification in some countries of activities by ultra-liberal activists who preach permissiveness and a revision of moral values, adding that such actions are destructive to modern society. "Supporters of ultra-liberal ideas, who promote permissiveness and hedonism and demand a revision of moral values, which are common for all religions, have recently become ...

Patriarch John X of Antioch meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

On 29th 2014, Russian Minister of Foreign Relations, Sergei Lavrov, met with His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East currently on the official visit to the Russian Orthodox Church. Attending the meeting held at the House of Reception of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs were Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow ...

Georgian Catholicos hosts Turkish FM

28/3/13 Patriarch, Turkish Foreign Minister discuss definition of legal status of Georgian monuments on the Turkish territory. Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia ll has hosted Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu in the Patriarchate of Georgia yesterday . According to the press service of the Patriarchate, the Georgian Patriarch and the Turkish Foreign Minister discussed a ...

Proposal to Exhibit Mount Athos Treasures

  Christina Flora 5/3/13 The state of Victoria and Greece are going to discuss on the update of the memorandum signed in the early 90′s about teaching Greek in public schools. The proposal was made by the Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship, Nikos Kotsiras, in a meeting with the Deputy Foreign Minister for Hellenism abroad, Costas Tsiaras. Tsiaras ...

Liberman condemns vandalism of Jerusalem church

By HERB KEINON 10/10/2012 In a meeting with his Romanian counterpart, the Foreign Minister expresses the government’s “sorrow” over the attack. Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman condemned the vandalism of the St. George Romanian Orthodox Church on Monday in Jerusalem, during a meeting with his Romanian counterpart Tuesday. Liberman, who expressed the Israeli government’s “sorrow” over the attack, told Romanian ...