Turkish MP candidate met Deputy Patriarch of Armenian Apostolic Church

3/6/2011 Opposition Republican People’s Party MP candidate from Istanbul Aydin Ayaydin met Deputy Patriarch Archbishop Aram Ateshian and members of Synod of Constantinople Diocese of Armenian Apostolic Church, reports Turkish Hurriyet. Ayaydin stressed that Turkey must embrace all its citizens, irrespective of creed, identity or language differences. Archbishop Ateshian in his turn marked that Republican People’s Party has ...

Bomb Causes Heavy Damage to Church in Zahle

27/3/2011 A bomb targeted a Syriac Orthodox church in the eastern city of Zahle's industrial district at dawn Sunday, causing heavy material damage. The National News Agency said the 2-kilogram TNT explosives were planted outside the church's doorstep and controlled by a mobile phone. Media reports said the device went off at 4:15 am blowing up St Mary ...

Church promotes dialogue on conflict Issues

By Salome Modebadze 2/3/2011 His Holiness and Beatitude, Catholicos Patriarch of All Georgia, Archbishop of Mtskheta-Tbilisi, Metropolitan of Bichvinta and Tskhum-Abkhazia Ilia the Second appealed to the Georgian and Russian Governments to begin negotiations. In a statement released to the media yesterday, His Holiness encouraged the leaders of the both countries to “show wisdom and bravery” and ...

Metropolitan of UOC-MP Belives Greek Catholics have no Right to have Church in Odesa

The Odesa Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate published an official statement regarding the possibility of constructing a Greek Catholic church in Odesa. "In Odesa, where the vast majority of the residents are believers of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, there is such a small number of Greek Catholics that there is no need to ...

Romanian MP says signature gathering was started for support of code introducing curse filter on Websites

25/8/2010 Representatives of education trade unions, the Romanian Orthodox Church Patriarchy and child protection associations agreed on Wednesday a code regulating language on Internet websites was needed, with a majority of them supporting a law in this regard, according to Romanian news agency Agerpres. The organizations held a first debate on the issue today. Romanian Social Democratic ...

Hariri lays foundation stone for Balamand University’s Medical Center

14/6/2010 Our duty is to cement complete parity between Muslims, Christians’ By: Antoine Amrieh Daily Star correspondent Hariri on Saturday laid the foundation stone for the Balamand University’s medical center, dubbed “The Rafik Hariri University Hospital.” “It is an honor for me to be the son of [former Premier] Rafik Hariri and to build this hospital in your university,” said the ...