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B92 Fund continues with humanitarian action "Food for enclaves"

B92 Fund continues with humanitarian action "Food for enclaves"

The B92 Fund continues with its humble humanitarian action "Food for enclaves".  During his visit to Kosovo and Metohija the director of the Fund Veran Matic met with Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren who expressed sincere gratitude for the efforts which B92 Fund and especially Mr.Matic personally invest in order to help those who are in great need for help. Regarding this action Bishop Teodosije said that it was a remarkable example of human and Christian solidarity in hard times and that the people in Kosovo and Metohija this help experience as a strong support and backing for its survival in centuries-long homes.

"Children of Lausanne" Exhibition Held in Ankara, Turkey

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew presented an exhibition “Children of Lausanne” in Ankara on Thursday. The exhibition covers the history of the exchange of populations between Greece and Turkey through the photographs of the Counselor of the Greek Embassy in Ankara, Mr. Stratos Efthimiou.

The exhibition “Children of Lausanne,” illustrates through photographs, stories of people who were forced to migrate to Greece and Turkey, abandoning their lands as was stipulated in the Treaty of Lausanne.

The exhibition organized in the gallery Kara of the Municipality of Tsangaya will run until July 14th.

18th Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy in Paris Condemns the Genocide against the Armenians, Greeks and Assyrians

The 18th Annual Inter-Parliamentary Assembly was held in Paris on June 21-24.  28 countries participated in this year's work of the Assembly.

On June 29 the press conference was held by Mr. Mkrtich Minasyan, Head of the RA NA delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy, and Mrs. Ruzanna Arakelyan, member of the delegation who spoke of the work and the outcome of the 18th  Assembly.

Session of the Interplanetary Assembly of Orthodoxy in France

Session of the Interplanetary Assembly of Orthodoxy in France

In Paris on June 21, 2011 the 18th Interplanetary Orthodox Assembly was opened. This year's session was devoted to religious values in the time of the world economic crisis.
In the work of the General Assembly participate parliamentary delegations from the member countries of this organization (Serbia, Russia, Bulgaria, Cypruss, Romania, Ukrain, Belarus, Moldavia, Georgia, Montenegro, Armenia, Albania, Kazakhstan, Litvania, Letonia, Poland, Slovakia, Finnland, Czech Republic, Estonia, Australia, the United States of America and several countries of Asia and Africa).

Attempt to change Serbian history in the UNESCO

Attempt to change Serbian history in the UNESCO

Serbia prevented, after the diplomatic war in the UNESCO Committee for the Protection of World Cultural Heritage an attempt to rename the monasteries of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SOC) in Kosovo and Metohija from the Serbian heritage as "Kosovo's heritage", Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Vuk Jeremic said today in Becici.
 
"The sanctities of the SOC are not and cannot be the cultural monuments of Kosovo" Jeremic stressed.

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes part in the opening ceremony of Slavonic Unity Festival

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes part in the opening ceremony of Slavonic Unity Festival
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes part in the opening ceremony of Slavonic Unity Festival
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes part in the opening ceremony of Slavonic Unity Festival
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes part in the opening ceremony of Slavonic Unity Festival

 

On 25 June 2011, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia arrived in Bryansk and proceeded to the juncture of borders of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine to take part in the opening ceremony of the “Slavonic Unity-2011” International Festival.

One Christian in the world dies for faith every five minutes - statistics

One Christian in the world dies for faith every five minutes - statistics

The Russian Orthodox Church urged well-developed countries to set up an effective system of protecting Christians, in particular using financial factors.

"The European Parliament in its Resolution of January 20 mentions the necessity to set up a specific mechanism of influencing the countries where Christians are persecuted. I think this mechanism can be reduced to a brief formula: economic and other aid should be granted in return for guaranteed security for religious minorities," head of the Synodal Department for External Church Relations Metropolitan Hilarion said at a Friday briefing in Moscow.