‘Unity cannot be imposed on churches’ – Russian Orthodox Church spokesman to RT

    www.rt.com - 15/6/16 The landmark meeting of the heads of all Orthodox Christian churches could be postponed as five out of 14 churches have pulled out. The head of external relations at the Russian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Hilarion, explains the situation to RT. After decades of preparation, the historic Pan-Orthodox Council was scheduled for June 16-25 in Crete, ...

Syrian Army battles jihadists in ancient Christian village

11/9/13 Sporadic fighting continues after Syrian government troops have regained control of the village of Maaloula, a center of Christianity in the region. RT’s correspondent reports from the village, amid shooting and fighter jets hovering overhead. The Syrian Army says there are no militants in the hotel as they were kicked out by regime forces. “We are being ...