Statement by the President and the First Lady of the United States on the Occasion of Orthodox Christian Easter4. May 2016 - 14:22
Michelle and I extend our best wishes to members of the Orthodox Christian community here in America and around the world as they observe Holy Friday and the Feast of the Resurrection.
A group of hard-line Hindu activists and police stormed a church in central India and stopped a wedding midway after accusing the pastor of forcefully converting the bride to Christianity, an official said Thursday.
It comes as India’s Christian minority has sounded the alarm over a recent rise in attacks on churches and members of the faith, fueling tensions over religious freedom in the diverse, secular country.
On April 22nd, the Assyrian Confederation of Europe was officially established at the European Parliament in Brussels. The new organization is meant to unify the voice of the 500,000 thousand Assyrians living in Europe by bringing together the Assyrian national federations from several EU countries.
A genocide monument honoring the the Syriac Aramaic victims of the genocide instigated by Ottoman Turkey during the World War One was erected 26 april 2015 in Botkyrka, a suburb of 20 km southwest of Stockholm, Sweden.
It is the first Syriac Aramaic memorial in Sweden and one of the first in the world honoring arameans. The ceremony was attended by the Minister of Energy Ibrahim Baylan, European Parliamentarian Lars Adaktusson, and Syriac Orthodox archbishop Benjamin Atas.
Commemorating the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, Armenian officials said that Yerevan will continue to push for the international recognition of the Armenian Genocide, and for the restoration of truth and justice over the Turkish crime that resulted in the deaths of over 1.5 million civilians, the expulsion of over half-a-million more.