Patron Saint-day of Serbian Patriarch Irinej

Church of Serbia - 4/4/18 On 31 April 2018, on the occasion of the Lazarus Saturday, His Patron Saint-day , His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received , after the Holy Liturgy at the Cathedral church,high guests at the Patriarchate court in Belgrade. His Grace Bishop Lavrentije of Sabac performed a solemn rite of blessing the slava cake. The slava ...

Assyrian Member of Iran’s Parliament Discussed Safety of Assyrians With Iraqi PM

Mr. Yonathan Betkolia (left), the Secretary General of the Assyrian Universal Alliance (AUA) and and Iraqi Prime Minister Dr. Haider al-Abadi. ( AINA)

AINA - October 2017 Tehran (AINA) -- Mr. Yonathan Betkolia, the Secretary General of the Assyrian Universal Alliance (AUA) and the Assyrian Representative in the Iranian Parliament, attended a special meeting between the Iranian Parliamentary members and Iraqi Prime Minister Dr. Haider al-Abadi. During the meeting Mr. Betkolia raised concerns about the safety and security of Assyrians ...

23RD I.A.O. GENERAL ASSEMBLY HELD IN THESSALONIKI – GREECE

23rd General Assembly of I.A.O. Thessaloniki, 4 – 8 July 2016 Central Subject: Fundamental Global Changes– Christian Orthodox Perspective RESOLUTION – CONCLUSIONS The 23rd General Assembly of the “Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy” (I.A.Ο) that convened in Thessaloniki from July 4 until July 8 on the central subject «Fundamental Global Changes – Christian Orthodox Perspective»: Addresses warmly and cordially every ...

MEETING OF THE INTERNATIONAL SECRETARIAT, CHAIRPERSONS AND RAPPORTEURS OF I.A.O. COMMITTEES

Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (I.A.O.) - April 2016 Opening of exhibition «Athos: The Holy Mount» in State Duma of the Russian Federation. On April 4, 2016, in the premises of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, the exhibition of the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (I.A.O.) was opened on the subject: «Athos: The Holy Mount» dedicated ...

Representatives of United Nations visits Serbian Patriarch

Church of Serbia- November 2015 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations for Kosovo and the chief of UNMIK Mr. Zahir Tanin at the Serbian Patriarchate on 4 November 2015. The meeting was attended by representative of UN Secretary General to Belgrade Mrs. Simona-Mirela Miculescu and members of ...

I.A.O. Resolution on the protection of Christians & other religious minorities in the Middle East

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July 2015 - I.A.O. 22nd Annual Conference of the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (I.A.O.) Vienna, 27 June 2015 Also Read -22nd GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE INTERPARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY ON ORTHODOXY (I.A.O.) Resolution on the protection of Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East a.Greatly concerned with the quick and dramatic deterioration of the security of the Christians ...

22nd GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE INTERPARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY ON ORTHODOXY (I.A.O.)

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Vienna - 25-29 June 2015 Also Read - I.A.O. Resolution on the protection of Christians & other religious minorities in the Middle East: Central Subject: ‘Orthodox Historic Communities in Europe and around the world’ Resolution - Conclusions The Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (I.A.O.), from the center of Europe, the city of Vienna, from the place of the annual General Assembly, conveys to ...

Secretary General of the World Council of Churches in Romania

June 2015 The Message of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, addressed to the World Council of Churches Faith and Order plenary Commission meeting: On 17 June 2015, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church received His Excellency Rev. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit, secretary general of the World Council of Churches, (WCC) ...

I.A.O. Participation in the Swedish Parliament Conference on ‘The forgotten Genocide 1915’

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April 2015 Participation of the I.A.O. Alternate Secretary General to the conference organized by the Swedish Parliament with subject: «The forgotten Genocide 1915» Following the invitation of the Parliament of Sweden, the Alternate Secretary General of the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (I.A.O.), Member of the Hellenic Parliament Mr. Ioannis Amanatidis, participated and presented a speech to the conference with ...

Australian Assyrians Meet MPs, Push for Assyrian Safe Haven in Iraq

From left, David David, Suzy David, the Hon Richard Marles MP, Emmanuel Khoshaba, The Hon Chris Bowen MP, and Hermiz Shahen (AINA photo).

Assyrian Universal Alliance - March 2015 Sydney -- On Thursday, 19 March 2015, a delegation headed by Mr. Hermiz Shahen, Deputy Secretary General of the Assyrian Universal Alliance (AUA), Mr David M. David , President of the Assyrian Australian National Federation, Mrs Suzy David , AUA senior advisor and Former Deputy Secretary General, held meetings with the ...

Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Dinkha IV pleads to the UN Secretary General on the sad plight of Christians in Iraq

August 2014 His Excellency Ban Ki Moon Secretary General of United Nations UN Headquarters First Avenue 46th Street New York The grave situation which our Christian communities in Iraq are suffering constrains me to write to Your Excellency as the Secretary General of the United Nations Organization. I join my fellow patriarchs and hierarchs of Christian Churches of Iraq, and in ...

PHOTO-REPORT OF THE 21ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE I.A.O. GENERAL ASSEMBLY HELD IN MOSCOW

July 2014 Main subject: «Parliamentary Democracy – Christianity – Orthodoxy: values and concepts» Moscow, 25 – 30 June 2014 The 21st General Assembly of the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (I.A.O.) was successfully convened in Moscow. Parliamentary delegations from twenty five countries, as well as groups of Members of Parliament from different countries participated in the General Assembly. The Inaugural ...

Ban appeals for safety of missing Orthodox Christian nuns in Syria

10/12/13 December 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today appealed for the safety of 12 nuns who went missing from a convent in the Syrian town of Ma’aloula and all those who may be detained against their will in the strife-torn nation. Mr. Ban’s spokesperson said in a statement that the Secretary-General remains “deeply troubled” by the targeting ...

EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ENTHRONEMENT OF PATRIARCH THEOPHILOS OF JERUSALEM

On Friday the 9th/22nd of November 2013, the eighth anniversary of His Beatitude Theophilos, our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem, was celebrated by the Patriarchate. On the occasion of the anniversary, a Doxology service was held in the All-Holy Church of the Resurrection. His Beatitude led the service with co-officiating Hagiotaphite Prelates, Hieromonks and Presbyters of our ...

Meeting of Patriarch Bartholomew and Patriarch Kirill

On October 6 2013, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, met yesterday in Podgorica. The Primates of two Churches are in Podgorica on the occasion of the consecration of the Cathedral church of the Resurrection of God in Podgorica Patriarch Bartholomew and Patriarch Kirill discussed about issues ...

Russian Orthodox Church Will Never Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

21/5/13 A statement to this effect was made by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia during his meeting on Tuesday with Secretary-General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland. The Russian Orthodox Church is concerned because this sin, which existed at all times, is now being justified through the instruments of the law, the patriarch said ...

Catholicos Karekin II meets CoE Secretary General

18/4/13 PanARMENIAN.Net - On April 18, Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II met with Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland. Karekin II highly assessed the support of Council of Europe in Armenia’s reform implementation, noting that Armenia’s presence in the institution significantly contributes to the strengthening of democratic processes in the country. Catholicos Karekin II voiced concerns over the ...

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon visits Decani Monastery and Cathedral church of St. George in Prizren

28/7/2012 Serbian Orthodox Church Serbian Province of Kosovo and Metohia Decani - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon with his spouse and associates visited on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 within his one-day visit to Kosovo and Metohia the Decani Monastery. The distinguished guest was welcomed by heugomen of the monastery archimandrite Sava with hieromonk Petar and nun Nifonta. After ...

“Islam-Christianity make Iran-Russia close to each other”

Iran's Secretary General of World Assembly of Islamic Religious Proximity said that Islam and Orthodox Christianity talks have made Iran and Russia close to each other. MOSCOW, Russia (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - Iran's Secretary General of World Assembly of Islamic Religious Proximity said that Islam and Orthodox Christianity talks have made Iran and Russia ...

Armenian Catholicos and Christian Conference of Asia Secretary General discuss interreligious dialogue

9/2/2012 Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia of Armenian Apostolic Church Aram I met with Christian Conference of Asia Secretary General Rev. Dr. Henriette Lebang on Thursday. The parties discussed issues and challenges confronting inter-church movement and especially the current situation of Asian inter-church movement. Lebang gave invitations to Aram I for inter-church congresses in Taiwan and ...

Bishop of Tripoli: NATO bombs a Coptic church. Civilian Casualties.

06/01/2011 Libya Last night the bombs damaged a Coptic church located near a military barracks. Migrant Filipino Catholics witness charity among the Libyan people affected by war. Tripoli (AsiaNews) - "NATO has intensified bombings and continues to create victims. The missiles are falling everywhere and, unfortunately, not only affect military zones, but also civilian areas. The people ...