Historic St George Cathedral of the Ecumenical Patriarchate Reopens after Renovation

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Prakash Varghese (Delegate of UAE, Gulf & Levant) - OCP News Service - 23/11/17 Istanbul- Turkey: St George Cathedral- the official seat of the Ecumenical Patriarch has reopened after the completion of restoration works. The cathedral is UNESCO world heritage site. His All Holiness Bartholomew - Archbishop of Constantinople and Ecumenical Patriarch presided over the reopening ceremony ...

Roman Catholic Priest Tom Uzhunnalil rescued from detention in Yemen

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Prakash Varghese (Delegate of UAE, Gulf and All Levant) - OCP News Service - 12/9/17 Muscat- Oman: Roman Catholic Priest, Father Tom Uzhunnalil (from India), kidnapped by one of the terrorist groups in Yemen has been rescued from detention. The government of the Sultanate of Oman played the crucial role in rescuing the Priest. Fr Tom has ...