Christian’s under fire in Libya

Historic St George Church in Tripoli International News Desk 17/9/2012 Christian's in the Middle East are under attack in a new wave attacks perpetrated by Islamic extremists. Saint George’s Greek Orthodox Church in Tripoli’s Old City, in Libya was attacked by four young men on Sunday according to reports from Christian groups. Four men climbed over the walls ...

Putin and Russia church lobby Greeks to “reconsider” Ephraim imprisonment

International News Desk 1/1/2012 Abbot Ephraim the head of the world famous Vatopaidi Monastery on Mount Athos Greece, is still in an Athens jail, despite floods of protests from all over the world, with the Russian Government and Russian Orthodox Church leading the campaign to free the holy man. Prime Minister of Russia Vladimir Putin, a ...

Greek government faces international criticism for jail threat to cleric

International News Desk 24/12/2011 The Greek courts have ruled that a respected Orthodox Christian monk will be imprisoned over Christmas over a land dispute in northern Greece. Abbot Ephraim who leads the largest monastic order in the Orthodox Christian world, has strong links to the royal family in the United Kingdom, among others, and his supporters ...