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At a conference commemorating the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan, in which Emperor Constantine decreed the toleration of Christianity in the Roman Empire, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople said that "the divinely-inspired Emperor established in action and legislation the fundamental principles on which modern Christian ... (more)
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The prime minister of Romania this week instructed authorities to investigate an apparent anti-Semitic assault on a journalist in Bucharest.
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The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, in conjunction with the Council of the Bishops' Conferences of Europe , is commemorating the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan by hosting a conference devoted to religious freedom.
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Now that wall is covered in a brilliant blue that serves as a backdrop to a vibrantly colored icon of the Virgin Mary Mother of God with the Christ Child.
As the Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople visits Milan to celebrate the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan, Pope Francis has sent a message of greeting, hailing "the historic decision that, decreeing religious freedom for Christians, opened new paths to the Gospel and decisively contributed to the birth of European ... (more)