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CNN Calls Domes of Iconic Russian Cathedral Muslim Minarets

May 21, 2017 News
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Sputniknews – 21/5/17 CNN has mistakenly called the domes of St. Basil’s Cathedral, depicted on the cover of TIME weekly magazine, “minarets.” The definition of a minaret is used only in Islamic architecture. It is an integral part of the mosque and has nothing to do with a Christian church. The mistake published on CNN’s […]

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Church: Mexican Firms Lending a Hand to Trump’s Border Wall Are ‘Traitors’

March 28, 2017 News
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Sputniknews – 28/3/17 On Sunday the Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico said that any Mexicans who assist in the construction of US President Donald Trump’s infamous proposed border wall would be guilty of treason towards their country. The largest archdiocese in the country penned an editorial designed to pressure Mexico City to dissuade companies who may profit […]

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Raymond Ibrahim on ISIS’ Ethiopian Massacre, the White House’s Response, and the Future

April 22, 2015 Featured News

  Raymond Ibrahim – April 2015 April 20, I was interviewed on the radio program, Issues, Etc., with Todd Wilken.  We discussed the recent slaughter of Ethiopian Christians, the White House’s response, and how Muslims conflate the West with Christians. Click here to hear the interview. Source:  

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Archbishop Demetrios Attends Easter Prayer Breakfast at White House

April 9, 2015 Featured News
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9/4/15 WASHINGTON – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America attended the Easter Prayer Breakfast at the White House, yesterday, along with Christian religious leaders from around the United States, and was seated at the table of Vice-President Joe Biden. President Obama welcomed the religious leaders, thanked them for their continued prayers and said the prayer breakfast […]

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It’s Time to Speak Out on Global Christian Persecution By Steve Herzig

November 21, 2014 News

By Steve Herzig http://www.charismanews.com 21/11/14 Do a computer search for “ISIS” and “Christians” and prepare to gasp in horror. ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or simply Islamic State) is slaughtering Christians in the Middle East in a war on Christianity that is more deadly than the one between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. […]

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When the Serbian flag flew over the White House

August 3, 2014 Featured News

August 2014 On July 28, 1918, President Woodrow Wilson gave the following message to the American people. It was read in churches throughout the country and published in virtually all major newspapers. The Serbian flag was raised over the White House and all public buildings in the nation’s capital. The message read: To the People […]

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Prayers and petitions for Ethiopian Orthodox woman sentenced to death

June 3, 2014 Featured News

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] – 3/6/14 The young mother stood before her accusers and boldly stated without reservation, “I am a Christian, and I will remain a Christian.” These words, which sound as if they had been lifted straight out of an early Christian martyrology, were proclaimed in mid-May 2014 in a Sudanese courtroom by Meriam […]

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Orthodox Leaders Discuss Social Outreach at White House

December 18, 2012 Featured News

18/12/2012 Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — More than 80 representatives of the nation’s Orthodox Christian service organizations joined together at the White House today to discuss strategic service alliances with the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. The White House Conference on Orthodox Christian Engagement was hosted by the White House Office of Public […]

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Galata school returns to Patriarchate, Bartholomew I demands legal recognition

April 3, 2012 News

NAT da Polis 1/4/2012 The school is located in Istanbul’s historic neighbourhood of Pera, once inhabited by the city’s Christians. The ecumenical patriarch wants the return of three churches confiscated by Ataturk’s government, and the legal recognition of the Orthodox Church as well as the right to use the title of ‘ecumenical patriarch’, something the […]

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Greek Independence Day Celebration at the White House

March 26, 2012 News

(photos © D. Panagos/GOA) 24/3/2012 Greek Church in USA ARCHBISHOP DEMETRIOS EMPHASIZES NEED FOR SUPPORT TO GREECE IN THE WHITE HOUSE ANNUAL GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama and Vice-President Joe Biden welcomed yesterday evening (Thursday, March 22, 2012) at the White House His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America and the Greek-American […]

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US preacher demands Obama act on “Muslim war against Christians”

February 26, 2012 Featured News
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Joseph Mayton 25/2/12 CAIRO: American preacher Franklin Graham called on US President Barack Obama to act on the “war on Christians” in the Islamic world being conducted by Muslims. Graham, the son of famous evangelist Billy Graham, made the comments in response to the ongoing case against a 34-year Iranian pastor who is threatened with […]

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Obama’s Muslim Advisers Block Middle Eastern Christians’ Access to the White House: Report

October 29, 2011 News

25/10/2011 Beirut Arab news agency al Nashra reported on Saturday November 22, that [White House Muslim envoy] Dalia Mogahed has succeeded in canceling a meeting between the Maronite Patriarch of Lebanon and President Barack Obama. Writing in al Nashra, the reporter said “an unnamed US source told the news agency, that those who sought canceling […]

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Coptic Christians protest outside White House against violence in Egypt

October 22, 2011 News

By Pamela Constable 20/10/2011 Hoisting homemade wooden crosses and photographs of bodies they said were crushed by tanks, hundreds of Coptic Christians rallied Wednesday in front of the White House to protest rising violence against minority Christians in Egypt and to demand that the Obama administration pressure Cairo to protect their rights. The demonstrators, mostly […]

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President Obama Welcomes Archbishop, Hosts March 25 Celebration at the White House

March 29, 2009 News

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama welcomed Archbishop Demetrios of America and the Greek-American Orthodox community to the White House yesterday and hosted a celebration and reception for March 25th, the 188th Anniversary of the start of the Greek War for Independence of 1821. The President received the Archbishop in private and along with Vice-President …

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