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ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH: “TERRORISM IS A STRANGER TO ANY RELIGION”

April 28, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 28/4/17 On Wednesday, April 26, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew left Geneva, where he had addressed the World Council of Churches the day before, for Cairo, where he attended and addressed an interreligious conference at Al-Azhar University on Thursday. His address, “Religions and Peace,” focused on the importance of religions and interreligious dialogue […]

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Francois Fillon Presents Steps to Help Middle East Religious Minorities

April 16, 2017 News
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Sputniknews – 16/4/17 French presidential hopeful Francois Fillon has come up with a plan to help religious minorities in the Middle East to fight discrimination. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — French presidential candidate Francois Fillon suggested 12 measures to help religious minorities in the Middle East, stressing the necessity to exclude mentions of religious affiliation from IDs, […]

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RUSSIAN CHURCH TO CONTINUE ADDING WESTERN SAINTS TO ITS CALENDAR

March 28, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – March 2017 At its March 9 session, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church decided to add St. Patrick, the Enlightener of Ireland, St. Alban the Protomartyr of Britain, St. Genevieve of Paris, and twelve other Western saints from the first millennium, before the West departed into heresy, to its official calendar. […]

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The 2nd International Scientific-Practical Conference “Cossacks Abroad” is Held in Paris

March 1, 2017 News

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – March 2017 On February 18-20, 2017, the Russian Spiritual-Cultural Center in Paris hosted the 2nd International Scientific-Practical Conference “Cossacks Abroad, 1917-2017” with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. The forum was organized […]

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The Promise – Movie on the Armenian Genocide will hit theaters on April 21 – 2017

February 22, 2017 Featured
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Movieclips Trailers – 22/1/2107 Don’t miss ‘The Promise’ – Hollywood Movie on the Armenian Genocide which will hit theaters on April 21 – 2017 Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris – a renowned […]

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France: Romanian Orthodox Metropolis buys St Nicholas Roman Catholic Church in Auvers-sur-Oise

February 2, 2017 News
France: Romanian Orthodox Metropolis buys St Nicholas Church in Auvers-sur-Oise

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 2/2/17 The Romanian Orthodox Metropolis of Westernhttp://basilica.ro/en/france-romanian-orthodox-metropolis-buys-st-nicholas-church-in-auvers-sur-oise/ and Southern Europe bought Wednesday, 25 January 2017, St Nicholas Church in Auvers-sur-Oise, located in the north-west of Paris. The former roman-catholic church building dates back to 1910 and has not been used for 40 years, according to Fr. Răzvan Ionescu, rector […]

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Final Message of the Fifth European Catholic-Orthodox Forum

January 19, 2017 News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 19/1/17 Paris, France, 9–12 January 2017 “Take heart; I have overcome the world” (John 16: 33) At the invitation of His Eminence Cardinal André Vingt-Trois, Archbishop of Paris, the 5th European Catholic-Orthodox Forum was held from 9th to 12thJanuary 2017 at the headquarters of the Missions Etrangères of Paris, France. […]

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V European Orthodox-Catholic Forum concludes works in Paris

January 14, 2017 News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 14/1/17 The V European Orthodox-Catholic Forum held its works in Paris from 9 January to 12 January 2017. His Eminence Iosif, Romanian Orthodox Metropolitan of Western and Southern Europe, represented the Romanian Orthodox Church. The venue of the meeting was Missions Étrangères de Paris. The meeting was co-presided by […]

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PATRIARCH KIRILL: WE DO NOT CONDEMN PEOPLE WITH NON-TRADITIONAL ORIENTATION

December 7, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 7/12/16 Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has noted that while the Orthodox Church has strict, traditional stances on marriage and family matters, it does not condemn people, who are always called in love to repentance. In Paris to consecrate the new Trinity Cathedral and spiritual center, His Holiness also met with […]

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Patriarch Kirill Says French People Value Shared History With Russia

December 6, 2016 Featured News
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Sputniknews – 12/6/1 The Russian Orthodox Church leader, Patriarch Kirill, said on Monday that many people he met during the visit to France treated and spoke of Russia in a kind way and understood the importance of the Franco-Russian relations. EPINAY-SOUS-SENART (Sputnik) — On Saturday, the patriarch began his visit to the Russian Orthodox Diocese […]

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Russian Patriarch consecrates Orthodox cathedral just yards from Eiffel Tower in Paris

December 5, 2016 Featured News
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RT.Com – 5/12/16 The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, has consecrated a new cathedral in central Paris, just yards away from the Eiffel Tower, with hundreds of worshippers attending the service he led there on Sunday. Trinity Cathedral was opened as part of a Russian cultural and spiritual center on the banks […]

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Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill to Visit France, Switzerland on December 4-7

November 26, 2016 News
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Sputniknews – 26/11/16 Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Kirill is going to visit France and Switzerland that are parts of the Orthodox Diocese of Chersonese, the patriarch’s press service said on Friday. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Patriarch will make the visit on December 4-7, the press service said. According to Alexander Volkov, the head […]

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‘Nativity war’: Baby Jesus to be allowed in French town halls, despite secularists’ complaints

November 14, 2016 Featured News
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RT.com – 14/11/16 Baby Jesus, as well as Mary, Joseph, and the three wise men will be allowed in French public places this Christmas, but on several conditions, a court ruled. Secularists have long argued that it is against a 1905 law on separation of church and state. A French administrative court (Conseil d’Etat) gave […]

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Message By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew To the UNFCCC COP22 Session Marrakech, Morocco, November 7-18, 2016

November 5, 2016 Featured News
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Ecumenical Patriarchate – 5/11/16 MESSAGE By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew To the UNFCCC COP22 Session Marrakech, Morocco, November 7-18, 2016 The 22nd session of the United Nations conference of the parties on climate change is, in some ways, an occasion for celebration that the world’s nations responded to the urgent call in Paris that […]

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Non-canonicity in the Third Degree

November 1, 2016 Featured News
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Article by Nadia Bazuk -1/11/16 (This is an independent article & does not reflect the official stand of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society) According to some sources, the Ecumenical Patriarchate is considering the possibility of accepting UOC-KP under its omophorion after Kyivan “patriarch” wrote a letter of repentance and agrees his position as Metropolitan. Let us […]

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RUSSIAN ORTHODOX SPIRITUAL AND CULTURAL CENTER OPENS UP IN PARIS

October 22, 2016 Featured News
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TASS – 21/7/16 The Russian Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural center in Paris held its inaugural opening on Wednesday. The center, which was under construction since 2014, was built on the Branly embankment, in the historic center of the French capital. The opening was attended by Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo, as well as Russia’s Minister of […]

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Europe’s Palmyra: How Kosovo’s Medieval Culture Was Demolished by Extremists

September 11, 2016 Featured News
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Sputniknews – 11/9/16 Serbia organized an exhibition of cultural and historical heritage of Kosovo and Metohija in Paris, the headquarters of UNESCO, to serve as a reminder to the West of how they let it be destroyed since the 2000s. There is a lot of Serbian cultural heritage in Kosovo and Metohija. Now, Kosovo is an independent […]

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Russian Cultural, Spiritual Orthodox Center in Paris to Open in October

August 30, 2016 Featured News
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Sputniknews – August 2016 Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that the Cultural and Spiritual Russian Orthodox Center in Paris will open its doors to visitors in October and there will be a modern platform for concerts, film screenings and exhibitions. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Cultural and Spiritual Russian Orthodox Center in Paris will be […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Received Students of Paris and Marseille Armenian Colleges

July 10, 2016 News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – July 2016 On 06 July, in the Mother See, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenia; received the students of the Paris ‘National’ and Marseille Colleges, accompanied by Mr. Sarkis Bedoian, France, benefactor of the Mother See. His Holiness expressed joy on the occasion of […]

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Prince Alexander Karadjordjevic dies at 91

May 15, 2016 Featured News

www.inserbia.info – May 2016 PARIS/BELGRADE – HRH Prince (Knez) Alexander Pavlov Karadjordjevic died at the age of 91 in Paris on Thursday morning, his office in Belgrade said in a release. Prince Alexander, the eldest son of late Prince Paul of Yugoslavia, who acted as Regent of Yugoslavia in the 1930s, and Princess Olga of Greece and […]

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A SPECIAL EVENT IN PARIS: STREET NAMED AFTER AN ORTHODOX SAINT

April 15, 2016 Featured News

Basilica News Agency – 15/4/16 The official ceremony for the inauguration of Mother Maria Skobtsova Street was held Thursday, 31 March 2016, at 11:15 a.m., in the 15th district of Paris,orthodoxie.com reports. On 12 November 2013, at the proposal of the Paris mayor Anne Hildago, the Paris city council voted unanimously in favour of naming a […]

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