Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II & Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Discuss Situation of Christians in Middle East

  12/11/15- FB Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Moscow: His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with HIs Excellency Russian Foreign Minister Mr. Sergey Lavrov at the Headquarters of the Russian Foreign Ministry in Moscow. His Holiness thanked His Excellency for Russia's help and support of the Syrian people. He also discussed with him the current situation of Christians in ...

Christians under pressure in West – Lavrov

Christians under pressure in West – Lavrov

Geneva, March 3, Interfax - Aggressive secularism is picking up pace in the West, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. “I can’t leave out problems which Christians have been experiencing in many counties, where it is deemed politically incorrect to speak about one’s Christian identity and where Christian values, the nucleus of European civilization, are being ...

Patriarch John X decorates Sergey Lavrov with the Order of Sts Peter and Paul

On February 20, 2015, His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch met with the head of the Russian foreign policy departments, Mr. Sergey Lavrov. Mr. Lavrov congratulated the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Antioch on winning the prize of the International Public Foundation for the Unity of Orthodox Nations. He noted the special contribution that ...

West moves away from Russia as the country returns to Orthodoxy, Lavrov believes

June 2014 Moscow, June 5, Interfax – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov states that Russia returns to traditional spiritual values and it is one of the reasons why the West distances from it. “Surprisingly, they start operating the thesis that the Soviet Union with its Communist doctrine at least stayed in the system of ideas worked out ...

Russian Foreign Minister rejects accusations of imperial ambitions of the Russian Church

Moscow, May 29, Interfax - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Russia's position on the creation of "the Russian world" is being taken as imperial ambitions. “The idea of the Russian world promoted by the Russian state and the Russian Orthodox Church has no relation to imperial schemes. We are talking about keeping spiritual and cultural ...

IDEAS CALLING FOR REVISION OF MORAL VALUES ARE DANGEROUS – LAVROV

7/3/14 Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Russia is concerned about the intensification in some countries of activities by ultra-liberal activists who preach permissiveness and a revision of moral values, adding that such actions are destructive to modern society. "Supporters of ultra-liberal ideas, who promote permissiveness and hedonism and demand a revision of moral values, which are common for all religions, have recently become ...

Sergey Lavrov: We are concerned for the fate of Christians in the Middle East

November 28, 2012, Russia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov attended the meeting of the Imperial Orthodox Palestinian Society’s Board which took place at the Society’s headquarters in Moscow. Addressing the meeting, Lavrov underscored the similarity of stands taken by his ministry and the Russian Orthodox Church on the need to consolidate humanitarian relations between ...