Event to remember: Edict of Milan anniversary marked 15,000 people

Kurir- 8/10/13 NIS – By awarding the Order of St. Emperor Constantine in Nis, in front of about 15,000 people, the central ceremony marking 1,700 years since the Edict of Milan was over. The manifestation was held in the temple of the Holy Emperor Constantine and Empress Helena, where the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew said that the ...

Orthodox Christians mark 1,700th anniversary of edict of Milan

By Aleksandar Vasovic Editing by Zoran Radosavljevic and Andrew Roche 6/10/13 NIS, Serbia (Reuters) - Eight Orthodox Christian leaders, dignitaries from other faiths, politicians and thousands of others on Sunday celebrated the anniversary of the Edict of Milan, which established toleration for Christianity in the Roman Empire 1,700 years ago. Roman Catholic Pope Francis was not present at the liturgy ...

Greek Patriarchate’s Jerusalem land plot raises concerns for homeowners’ future

The Greek Patriarchate compound in Jerusalem. Photo by Eyal Warshavsky / BauBau

Ranit Nahum-Halevy 24/5/13 After decades of leasing land to the government, the Greek Patriarchate's sale to a private, foreign buyer may signal inflated prices ahead for current residents. The Greek Patriarchate of Jerusalem sold off a plot of land in Jerusalem, containing hundreds of residential units in dozens of buildings, to a foreign buyer. The plot, consisting of dozens ...