FRATERNAL TALK BETWEEN PRIMATES OF THE RUSSIAN AND BULGARIAN ORTHODOX CHURCHES

May 2014 On 27 May, 2014, His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, had a talk with His Holiness Neophyte, Patriarch of Bulgaria, who on an official visit to the Russian Orthodox Church, at the patriarchal and synodal residence in the St. Daniel Monastery in Moscow. Welcoming Patriarch Neophyte and his party to the old ...

Deepening ethnic rifts reshape Syria’s towns

By Alexander Dziadosz and Oliver Holmes - 22/6/13 IDLIB PROVINCE, Syria, June 21 (Reuters) - The villages that dot the valleys and terraced hills of Syria's northwest used to epitomise the country's diversity. Each one was dominated by a different religion or sect. The settlements coexisted - sometimes peacefully, sometimes less so - for centuries, a ...