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Russian Orthodox Patriarch Hopes for Good Relations with Catholics

that he hoped relations between the Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churches would improve in the 21st ce ... Catholic Churches would improve in the 21st century, but first they had to resolve major disputes.  ... as saying by Interfax news agency.  "Orthodox and Catholic believers have many common concerns ...

19/05/2010 - 10:00 - comment 0

Eastern Catholic Churches Hold Major Symposium in Jerusalem

Leaders of eastern Catholic churches met Wednesday ... Leaders of eastern Catholic churches met Wednesday in Jerusalem with the aim of improving ties ... year.  "Its main objective is to start a direct dialogue with the sister Orthodox Church to draw ...

19/05/2010 - 11:14 - comment 0

Crossing Paths: Christians in Egypt create the Egyptian Council of Churches

Heads of the five largest denominations – Coptic Orthodox, Catholic, Protestant, Greek Orthodox, and Anglican – created the Egyptian Council of Churches; Russia, U.S. and “Friends” get SNC slap in the face; and Yanni is coming to Lebanon. ...

Blogs Roundup - 24/02/2013 - 05:01 - comment 0

Yugoslavia's Roman Catholics Invite Pope John Paul II

sent to Patriarch Pavle, the head of the Serbian Orthodox Church, which is historically and doctrinally ... to the Orthodox religion, but the country has strong Catholic community in the northern province of Vojvodina.  ... the Yugoslav Catholicism and Serbia's Orthodox church," the message cited by Beta added -- BELGRADE ...

19/05/2010 - 10:23 - comment 0

Does Divorce in Lebanon Mean Losing Faith?

for Maronites and Catholics to resort to other sects to obtain a divorce. For example, the Orthodox Church has ... In the 16th century, when the Catholic Church in Rome refused to grant King Henry VIII a divorce, he broke ... or an annulment from the Catholic [Maronite] Church. This is why she went to the Syriac Church. “I changed my sect ...

Editor's Choice - 07/05/2012 - 12:05 - comment 0

Egyptian Copts celebrate Orthodox Christmas amidst turmoil

churches follow the Gregorian calendar, Orthodox churches continue to follow the older Julian calendar ... this alignment. In the 16th century,  Pope Gregory XIII of the Roman Catholic Church had his astronomers ... the Gregorian calendar was adopted by Khedive Ismail in 1875, the Coptic Orthodox Church has continued ...

Editor's Choice - 07/01/2014 - 10:10 - comment 0

Christian Patriarchs of Jerusalem Want Representation in Camp David

The Catholic, Greek Orthodox and Armenian patriarchs of Jerusalem want representatives of their churches to be involved in the Camp David summit, they The Catholic, Greek Orthodox and Armenian patriarchs of Jerusalem want representatives of their churches ...

19/05/2010 - 11:11 - comment 0

Russian church warns of "genocide against Christians" in Syria conflict

The Russian Orthodox Church has warned of a “genocide” ... The Russian Orthodox Church has warned of a “genocide” against Christians and other religious minorities, ... in Liechtenstein and dedicated to the crisis in Syria, which was attended by Catholic and Orthodox clergy along ...

19/11/2013 - 13:07 - comment 0

Senior Catholic Patriarch calls out price tag attacks as 'poison'

came on Thursday night, when graffiti was sprayed close to an Orthodox Church in Jerusalem on HaHoma ... Pope Francis' visit to Israel and the region. The most senior Catholic ... With Israel, Main headlines, Israel) The most senior Catholic cleric in Israel, Latin Patriarch ...

12/05/2014 - 04:00 - comment 0

Russian FM may Invite Pope to Russia

on claims of persecution by Catholics of Orthodox believers in Ukraine and the Roman Catholic church's religious forays into areas said to be traditionally reserved to the Orthodox church.  Italian Foreign Minister Lamberto Dini said his government was hard at work seeking to bring together the Catholic church ...

19/05/2010 - 09:55 - comment 0