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Syrian rebels forcibly evacuated 12 nuns including the mother superior Pelagia Sayyaf from the Saint Tecla Orthodox convent in Maaloula Syrian Islamists affiliated with Al-Qaeda demanded the release of 1,000 female prisoners in exchange for the release of 12 kidnapped nuns .
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Hundreds of haredi Orthodox protesters took part in a second day of demonstrations against the jailing of a yeshiva student who refused to present himself at an IDF enlistment center.
'To say it is holy is not enough' - Hundreds flock to church to catch glimpse of True Cross Hundreds of worshippers flocked to a Kenton church to catch a glimpse of a rare Christian artefact many believe was part of the very cross on which Jesus was crucified.
BEIRUT: Greek Orthodox Patriarch John X Yazigi appealed Thursday to the international community to exert all possible efforts to secure the release of the12 who were forced to evacuate a monastery in the Syrian town of Maaloula.
Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox men protested at Jerusalem's Sabbath Square against the arrest of a haredi draft-dodger.
Patriarch Kirill I of Moscow has called for a revision of the Russian Synodal Bible, the translation in use in the Russian Orthodox Church since 1876.
Israeli couples sit on the grass as they take part in the annual gay pride parade on August 1, 2013 in Jerusalem.
A Greek Orthodox bishop has issued a plea to lawmakers to oppose a bid for legal recognition of same-sex unions.
In a statement for the Warsaw Conference on Climate Change in November, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of the Orthodox Church asks , "When will we choose to live more simply?" Anyone advocating asceticism as a healthy Christian response to consumerism and materialism will receive three cheers from me, my Patriarch not least of all.
Grand Mufti Sheikh Mohammad Rashid Qabbani arrives to hold a press conference at Dar al-Fatwa in Beirut, Wednesday, July 17, 2013.
Hundreds of yeshiva students are demonstrating outside Prison 6 in northern Israel in protest of the arrest of an ultra-Orthodox teen who did not heed an enlistment order.
The group, which meets for a prayer service in the women's section of the Western Wall at the beginning of each Jewish month, drew about 100 women on Wednesday.
Pope Francis delivers his speech during his general audience at St Peter's square at the Vatican on December 4, 2013 .
Despite the fact that most people associate the beginning of the Advent season with Dec. 1, the official dates of the season actually change each year.