SEMINARY ON THE ISLAND OF HALKI MAY BE RESTORED IN EXCHANGE FOR OPENING OF A MOSQUE IN THESSALONIKI

http://www.pravoslavie.ru/ - May 2015 The Orthodox seminary on the island of Halki (Turkey) may be restored in exchange for opening of a mosque in Thessaloniki, Greece. This condition was laid down by the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. According to Blagovest-info, this information was spread by the Hürriyet Turkish newspaper with the reference to editor-in-chief of one history ...

AN ORTHODOX RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CENTER TO BE BUILT ON PHUKET ISLAND

On February 17, 2015, the Russian Orthodox Church representative to Thailand, Archimandrite Oleg (Cherepanin), laid the foundation stone of an Orthodox theological college on the Island of Phuket. The construction of a religious education center in Thailand is more than vital since students from among local people, who are sent for theological training to Russia, find ...

“There are those who would overcome the world with weapons of violence, but this is not our way,” Metropolitan Tikhon

Memorial Service

STATEN ISLAND, NY [OCA] - 22/2/15 His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon spoke at a memorial for the 21 Coptic Christians who were beheaded by IS in Libya at Archangel Michael and Saint Mena Coptic Orthodox Church here on the evening of Thursday, February 19, 2015. “There are those who would overcome the world with weapons of violence, but ...