Russia to help Kosovo restore Orthodox shrines

11/2/13 Russia is planning to allocate money on restoration of Orthodox Christian historic monuments in Kosovo. This was announced by a member of the Russian parliament’s lower house’s Committee for Foreign Affairs Alexander Karelin. Earlier, Russia has already allocated $ 2 mln for this purpose through UNESCO. In January 2013, more than 150 Serbian graves were vandalized in Kosovo. ...

Opening of Exhibition

Ecumenical Patriarchate 3/3/2012 On Thursday, March 1, 2012, His All-Holiness officially opened the Photograph Exhibition in his honor entitled "Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: trek to Mount Athos" organized by the Mt. Athos Center of Thessaloniki and hosted by the General Consul of Greece, the Hon. Nikolaos Matthioudakis at the Sismanogleio Hall of the Greek Consulate General in ...

“Armenia: From Centuries to Eternity” presented at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

19.12.2011 The “Armenia: From Centuries to Eternity” book was presented at the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs today. It has been published by the Armenian Embassy in the United Arab Emirates. The book is dedicated to the 20th anniversary of independence of the Republic of Armenia. It includes general information about the Republic of Armenia and the ...

U.S. House of Representatives calls on Turkey to return the Christian Church Properties

15/12/2011 The U.S. House of Representatives today adopted a landmark religious freedom measure, H.Res.306, calling upon Turkey to return the Christian church properties it stole through genocide, and to end its repression of the surviving members of the vast Christian civilizations that once represented a majority in the territory of the present-day Republic of Turkey, the ...

Religious freedoms panel drawn largely from western religions

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, left, met with the Aga Khan, leader of the world's Ismaili Muslims, in September to discuss the government's proposed Office of Religious Freedoms. Critics suggest non-Judeo-Christian religions have been under-represented in consultations for the office. (Foreign Affairs photo)

By Louise Elliott, CBC News 7/12/2011 Panellists invited to closed-door consultations on a new Office of Religious Freedom were drawn almost exclusively from western religions, primarily Christianity, according to documents obtained by CBC News. The six official panellists were invited to help lay out parameters for the proposed office during a half-day meeting with Foreign Affairs Minister ...

Editorial Event at the Patriarchate’s Palace

Romanian Orthodox Church The Romanian Patriarchate, together with the National Foundation for Romanians Everywhere and the Center for the Study of Romanians Everywhere of the Metropolitan Library in Bucharest, with the blessing of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel, invites you on March 18, 2009, at 1 p.m., at the Patriarchate's Palace, for the launch of ...

Ministers Jeremic and Sijakovic meets with members of the Holy Synod of the SerbianOrthodox Church

Members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, during a formal session, on January 22, 2009 met and discussed with ministers of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Vuk Jeremic, a Minister of Foreign affairs; and Mr. Bogoljub Sijakovic, a Minister of faith. During the talks they specially concentrated ...