International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Basilica News Agency - 26/11/2019 This world day to stop violence against women and girls is marked annually on November 25. This year, the United Nations is sharing many ways in which the violence and suffering manifest itself in physical, sexual and psychological forms, and the life-altering, adverse consequences women face. Beginning today, and for the next two ...

International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 13/12/16 On December 9, a commemoration prayer service was held on the occasion of the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime. In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly established 9 December as the International ...

EXHIBITION OF TACTILE ICONS OF RAISED DOTS TO OPEN IN KIEV FOR INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HANDICAPPED PEOPLE

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Soborna.church.ua - 1/12/16 An exhibition dedicated to the International Day of Handicapped People will be held from December 3 to 17 at the “Cathedral” Gallery of the spiritual and educational center of the UOC-MP’s cathedral in Kiev. The expositions will include tactile icons designed not only for those with loss of sight, but also for people who ...

Financial Assistance Provided to 100 Families from Syria

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - June 2016 On June 20, on the occasion of the International Day of Refugees, with the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; the Social Services Office of Mother See provided financial assistance to 100 needy Syrian families. The event organized jointly with the "Aleppo" ...

ADDRESS OF PATRIARCH KIRILL OF MOSCOW AND ALL RUSSIA FOR INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR PROTECTION OF CHILDREN

Pravoslavie.ru - May 2016 "Most Reverend archpastors, honorable presbyters and deacons, dear brothers and sisters in Christ! June 1 will mark the International Day for the Protection of Children, which is annually held by the initiative of the United Nations. This commemorative day is meant to remind us of the huge responsibility to the coming generation, entrusted to ...

In 2015 We should recommit ourselves with a renewed vision to pursue justice for our victims – Catholicos Aram I

2 December 2014. On Tuesday His Holiness Aram I addressed the 300 women attending the Christian education course organized annually by the Christian Education Department of the Catholicosate of Cilica. He first referred to the International Day for Older Persons established by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 1990, and said that because the ...

Orthodox believers hold a flashmob against homosexual propaganda in downtown Moscow

Moscow, June 2, Interfax - Orthodox believers held a large-scale action in Moscow on the occasion of the International Day of Protecting Children. Representatives of association of youth Orthodox movements Georgiyevtsy! a dance flashmob aimed against homosexual propaganda.   Young men and girls dressed as Cinderella and Prince, Romeo and Juliet, d’Artagnan and Constance and other famous lovers from novels ...

Georgia Patriarch Calls For Calm After Orthodox Groups Thwart Gay Rights Rally

18/5/13 (Civil.Ge) — The head of the Georgian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Ilia II, has called for calm after violence that erupted after aggressive anti-gay protesters, led by Orthodox clergy, thwarted a rally by a small group of gay rights activists to mark the International Day Against Homophobia on May 17. “We distance from violence,” Patriarch Ilia II ...