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8 min ago | TrekEarth
Another facade of Sveti Alexander Nevsky cathedral . It is an Orthodox cathedral in Sofia.
4 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Ignace III Yousif Yunan , Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi and Louis Sako attend a news conference on the Human Rights situation of Christians in Iraq and Syria, Geneva September 16, 2014. GENEVA: Middle East Christian leaders called on Muslim governments and religious authorities Tuesday to condemn ISIS for its assault on minority religious communities and to take the lead in efforts to destroy its power in Iraq and Syria.
5 hrs ago | The Times of Israel
So I've been thinking about this a lot and posted this morning on twitter about David Cameron's comment . I'm very concerned by growing reprise that "Islamic State" is not Islam, that they are not Muslims.
6 hrs ago | Sun Journal
Police on Monday arrested 52-year-old Adam Metropoulos, a priest at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, on charges of violation of privacy and possession of sexually explicit material. Bangor police say they started investigating on Saturday when a woman complained that she thought she had been photographed or video recorded without her permission or knowledge.
TED CRUZ'S A BADGE OF HONOR Front Page Magazine Sept 15 2014 September 15, 2014 by Joseph Puder As one of the 800 attendees at the In Defense of Christians Gala Solidarity Dinner Program at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC on Wednesday, September 10, 2014, I was among those welcoming US Senator Ted Cruz as the keynote speaker. The program brought together a wide range of ancient Eastern Christian denominations from throughout the Middle East.
After a happy ending last week to 14 years of a husband's refusal to grant a get , Attorney Batya Kahane-Dror says she welcomes the "new spirit" that Rabbi David Lau has brought to the Chief Rabbinate. The case at hand involved an Orthodox man from Jerusalem who demanded, for 14 years, that his wife pay him for a get.
As one of the 800 attendees at the In Defense of Christians Gala Solidarity Dinner Program at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, September 10, 2014, I was among those welcoming US Senator Ted Cruz as the keynote speaker. The program brought together a wide range of ancient Eastern Christian denominations from throughout the Middle East.
AINA Assyrian International News Agency Sept 13 2014 Assyrian Orthodox Patriarch Delivers Keynote Speech At in Defense of Christians Summit Posted 2014-09-13 06:06 GMT Syriac Orthodox Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II.Washington -- Yesterday, on the third day of the In Defense of Christians summit, Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II, Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch, delivered a keynote address on the persecution of Christians in Iraq and Syria. The title of the speech was Do Muslims need Christians in the Middle East? The Patriarch began by saying "Muslims were welcomed to many major cities in what is today known as Syria, Lebanon and Iraq by Christians...Christians had established the infrastructure of the new [Islamic] state."
Last year, on his way back from Brazil, journalists asked Pope Francis questions inflight about divorced and remarried Catholics. He replied, "I believe this is a time for mercy" He then alluded to the Orthodox practice of permitting a second marriage.
DABABIYA, Lebanon: Elie's mother sits on her terrace every morning in the predominantly Christian town of Dababiya in northern Akkar, a few kilometers from the Syrian border, and invites her neighbors for a coffee and a chat about the latest gossip. Her only son Elie sits with her for a while before leaving for work, and their candid conversation reveals her son's deep foreboding.
Just as sin came into the world through Eve's no to God, salvation came into the world through Mary's yes. She is "blessed" not just among women but among all of humanity.
Washington D.C., Sep 13, 2014 / 05:10 pm .- On the 13th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, Christian patriarchs denounced terrorism and emphasized the need for peaceful unity between Christians and Muslims in the Middle East. "The symbolism and significance of our presence here in Washington, D.C. on September 11 is lost to no one.
Percussionists work with potentially vast arrays of instruments, as you know if you've ever heard a typical percussion concerto. Michael Gordon's "Timber" eschews all but one, which couldn't be more basic: a board struck by mallets.
MORE FROM IDC ON TED CRUZ' DESPICABLE BEHAVIOR Patheos Sept 12 2014 September 12, 2014 by Mark Shea 0 Comments Washington, D.C. - "In 1915, a German army officer named Armin Wegner... began to document a genocide that was taking place against Armenians. Over one million people, eradicated, marched into the desert, and murdered.
HIS HOLINESS ARAM I SHARED THE CONCERNS OF MIDDLE EASTERN CHRISTIANS WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA 14:22 12.09.2014 On Thursday, September 11th, the spiritual leaders of the Middle Eastern Maronite, Armenian, Syrian Orthodox, Greek Catholic and Syrian Catholic churches who had gathered with for a Christian conference in Washington, DC, held an hour long meeting with President Obama; National Security Advisor Susan Rice and other key White House staff also attended the meeting. At the request of the patriarchs, Catholicos Aram I spoke, first offering condolences in memory of the victims on the 13th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks in Washington DC and New York.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:48 am
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