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Archaeologists Find Pool of Siloam, Confirm Gospel of John Accurate

For years, some scholars have doubted the historical accuracy of the fourth Gospel. But a dip in the pool of Siloam will cure that.

The Gospel of John Chapter 9 tells the story of Jesus' healing of a man born blind. After telling his disciples that the man's blindness had nothing to do with either the man's sins or those of his parents, Jesus applied mud to the man's eyes and told him to wash it off at the Pool of Siloam.

Ordination of Priests in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

Ordination of Priests in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin
Ordination of Priests in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin
Ordination of Priests in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin
Ordination of Priests in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

On February 2, the Feast of St. Ghevond the Priest, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenia, the sacrament of ordination and consecration of priests was offered in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin during the celebration of Divine Liturgy.

Catholicos of All Armenians Received Georgian Minister of Defense

On 01 February in the Mother See, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received Mrs. Tinatin Khidasheli, Minister of National Defence of the Georgian Republic; and her delegation. They were accompanied by Mr. Davit Tonotyan, First Deputy of the Defence Minister of the Republic of Armenia and Rev. Fr. Movses Sargsyan, Vicar General of the RA Armed Forces.

Sadad: Small Syrian Christian Town that Refused to Bow Down to Terror

Hundreds of Christian fighters from across Syria joined their local brethren in the majority-Syriac Christian town of Sadad to prevent it falling into the hands of Daesh terrorists.

A symbol of Christian resistance, Sadad, which lies just 17 kilometers off a strategic highway connecting the capital Damascus and Homs in the west of the country, has faced an onslaught from Daesh and other jihadist militants since late October 2015 as the terrorists advanced across central Syria.

120,000 people starving in Syrian city besieged by ISIS

At least 120,000 people in the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor are starving while ISIS continues to besiege the city.

Christian Today reports that, since 2011, ISIS has been in conflict with the Syrian Armed Forces and the Free Syrian Army in the city. The Islamic State has gained control of most of the region.

Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemns destruction of an ancient monastery in Iraq

The Foreign Affairs Ministry of the Russian Federation condemns the destruction of a monastery in Iraq by the militants of the “Islamic State” terrorist organization whose activity is prohibited in Russia, reports Interfax-Religion.