Human Rights Violation and Serbs in Kosovo – Speech at United Nations

Serbian Human Rights - 09/12/18 28. Jun's delegation saw part of their speech about the escalating humanitarian situation in Kosovo cut short at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna on Friday. Tamara Pavlovic and Mia Milanovic were scheduled to address the UN's Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice on behalf of the humanitarian ...

Patriarch Abuna Mathias launch book ‘Church about Child Marriage’

Rowan Williams - OCP News Service - 15/6/18 *Patriarch Abunä Mathias launches the book entitled 'What the Church Teaches about Child Marriage' Addis Ababa -Ethiopia: His Holiness Abunä Mathias I, Patriarch of Ethiopia, Archbishop of Axum and Ǝč̣äge of See of Täklä Haymanot, has launched a new Amharic book through the Ethiopian Orthodox Church Development and Inter Church ...

Eastern & Oriental Orthodox Prelates Convene Joint Prayer Service Interceding for Migrants & Refugees

SCOOCH - 10/11/17 New York, New York - On November 8, 2017 the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches and the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America convened a joint prayer service for the United Nations community, interceding for the world's migrants and refugees. In addition to the bishops of the ...

ADDRESS OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM AT THE UNITED NATIONS ALLIANCE OF CIVILIZATIONS IN NEW YORK

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - July 2017 On Tuesday, 5th/18th July 2017, a conference with the title “The Role of Religious Leaders in Peace-building in the Middle East” took place at the Headquarters of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) in New York, with representatives of the United Nations, Islam, Judaism and Christians, as sited ...

New Documentary: Modern Christian Martyrs

Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago - April- May 2017 NEW DOCUMENTARY “MODERN CHRISTIAN MARTYRS” METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO AND GREATER CHICAGO BROADCAST MINISTERIES PRODUCE DOCUMENTARY CONCERNING ONGOING GENOCIDE OF THE CHRISTIAN MINORITY POPULATION OF SYRIA CHICAGO, IL: We have all heard about refugees in the news. We have all seen the situation in Syria in the news. But have ...

RUSSIA, THE ROMANOVS AND THE RED CROSS: VIENNA EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTS CHARITY OF ST. ELIZABETH

Members of the Romanov family serving in a hospital during World War I. Photo: Wikipedia

Pravoslavie.ru - 6/2/17 A new exhibition dedicated to the history of the Russian branch of the Red Cross and the role of the royal family, especially that of the Grand Duchess St. Elizabeth the New Martyr, opened Wednesday, February 1 in the Viennese offices of the United Nations. The exhibition, “Charity in History: Contribution of Grand Duchess Elizaveta ...

RUSSIA’S ANTI-TERROR INITIATIVE BACKED BY ARAB COUNTRIES

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Pravoslavie.ru - 2/2/17 Arab countries have lent their support to Russia’s call for a global anti-terror front, says Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov after the fourth session of the Russian-Arab Cooperation Forum on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi. Russian president Vladimir Putin called for an international coalition aimed at eliminating terrorism in his December 2015 state-of-the-nation address, saying, ...

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

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 we collaboratively address and ...

The Forced Conversion of Christians in Gaza

RaymondIbrahim - Coptic Solidarity - 2/11/16 The plight of Christian living in Gaza under the Palestinian authority continues to worsen. According to a new Arabic language report, recent years have “witnessed a critical upsurge against the Christians,” who only amount to approximately 2,500 people—surrounded by approximately 1.5 million Muslims. Local authorities have abandoned the tiny minority to Islamist ...

PM Vucic’s Open Letter to Member States of UNESCO

October 2015 Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic sent a letter to all UNESCO members on Sunday, in which he expressed concern over the requests for Kosovo to be granted membership in the organisation, and noted that such an appeal is unfounded from the standpoint of international law. I hereby address you regarding the issue of the utmost ...

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 ...

Patriarch John X from the United Nations Headquarters affirms: The need for a prompt action to restore peace in Syria, and the non-selectivity when applying the principle of nations rights to self-determination

New York - December 2014 His Beatitude John X from the United Nations Headquarters affirms: The need for a prompt action to restore peace in Syria, and the non-selectivity when applying the principle of nations rights to self-determination. His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Antioch and all the East visited the United Nations Headquarters in New York accompanied ...

Patriarch John X Visits the United Nations : Holds Press Conference

On December 10, during his final day in the New York area, His Beatitude, John X, Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, visited the United Nations and held meetings with a variety of officials. (Watch press conference here.) His first meeting was with the Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Ian Eliasson. During that meeting, as ...

Ecumenical Patriarch visits UN Office in Geneva

On the morning of Friday, December, 5, 2014, His All-Holiness visited the seat of the United Nations in Geneva, together with his entourage, where he was warmly welcomed by Michael Møller, Acting Director of the United Nations Office at Geneva as well as of the Economic Commission for Europe. Also present was Ambassador Alexandros Alexandris, ...

Archbishop Demetrios represents His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch at UN Summit on Climate Change

September-October 2014 During the Interfaith Summit on Climate Change, which was organized by the United Nations in association with the World Council of Churches and Religions for Peace, and held at Union Theological Seminary in New York City from September 21-22, 2014, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America presented the Patriarchal Message of His All-Holiness and ...

Iraqi Christians Brave Heat to Demand Help From United Nations

By Simon Caldwell http://www.catholictranscript.org - 29/7/14 Iraqi Christian refugees braved temperatures as high as 122 degrees Fahrenheit to demand that the United Nations intervene to protect them from persecution by Islamist militants. Sahar Mansour, a Chaldean Catholic who fled Mosul, Iraq, in June, told Catholic News Service by email that she saw some of the demonstrators faint in the ...

Holy Synod of the Assyrian Church Condemns ‘Barbaric Acts’ Against Christians in Iraq

Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East - 28/7/14 The Holy Synod of the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, presided by His Holiness Mar Dinkha lV, Catholicos-Patriarch, Wishes to express its unequivocal condemnation of the terroristic and barbaric acts perpetrated against the Christians of the ancient city of Mosul (Nineveh) by the ...

UN Security Council Denounces Persecution of Iraqi Christians

22/7/14 UNITED NATIONS (AFP) -- The United Nations Security Council has denounced militant persecution of Christians and other minorities in Iraq, warning such actions can be considered crimes against humanity. The Islamic State, which last month declared a "caliphate" straddling large swathes of northern Iraq and Syria, has threatened a Christian presence in the region spanning close ...

Orthodox Bishop allowed to visit northern Cyprus in exchange for a Mufti’s visit to the south of the island

28/10/13 A Bishop of the Church of Cyprus has been allowed to venerate Relics and Shrines in that part of his Diocese which is situated in the area of the island, occupied by Turks. In 1974 Turkey encroached upon the territory of Cyprus and occupied 40 percent of the island. On October 16, Bishop Christopher of Karpasia, who for over 18 ...

Patriarch Irinej addresses UN at the invitation of Jeremic

8/9/13 At the initiative of the President of General Assembly of United Nations Vuk Jeremic  "High Level Forum on the Culture of Peace" to be held  today at the seat of the world organization in New York, at which one of participants will be Serbian Patriarch Irinej. This one-day event will be a opportunity for UN ...