UNITED NATIONS HUMANS RIGHTS COUNCIL ADOPTS THE FIRST EVER STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF CHRISTIANS IN THE MIDDLE EAST

United Nations Humans Rights Council adopts the first ever statement in support of Christians in the Middle East

On March 13, 2015, the UN Human Rights Council, on the sidelines of its Session XXVII adopted a statement ‘Supporting the Human Rights of Christians and Other Communities, particularly in the Middle East’ initiated by Russia, the Vatican and Lebanon. The appearance of this statement has been dictated by the catastrophic situation of Christians in the ...

COMMENT ON THE RECENT IDC GALA DINNER BY HIS GRACE BISHOP ANGAELOS, GENERAL BISHOP OF THE COPTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

IDC - 13/9/14 Now that the dust has settled after the recent In Defense of Christians (IDC) Gala dinner in Washington on 10 September 2014, I feel it is appropriate to comment because of the nature of my work on inter-religious relations and reconciliation in Britain and around the world. My observation was of a large gathering ...

“OUR UNITED POSITION AND OUR DEMNAD FOR COMPENSATION SHOULD BE THE FOCUS OF THE 100th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIONS OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE” SAID HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On 6 April 2013, His Holiness Aram I opened the consultation organized by the Lebanon Committee of the 100th Anniversary Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, held at the ‘Cilicia’ Museum in Antelias. After welcoming the members of the committee and expressing his appreciation for the one-day consultation, he said, “Preparations for the 100th anniversary of ...

Russian Church Highlights Persecution of Christians in Syria

UNITED NATIONS (RIA Novosti) 24/10/2012 The Russian Orthodox Church is worried about the persecution of Christians in Syria and other Arab countries where regimes changed rapidly, a top Church official said. “We are deeply worried by what is going on in Syria, where radical forces are trying to come to power with the help of Western powers,” Metropolitan ...