International Conference on “Regional Peace: Realities and Perspectives” in the Mother See

International Conference on “Regional Peace: Realities and Perspectives” in the Mother See
International Conference on “Regional Peace: Realities and Perspectives” in the Mother See
International Conference on “Regional Peace: Realities and Perspectives” in the Mother See
International Conference on “Regional Peace: Realities and Perspectives” in the Mother See

On October 31, with the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; an international conference on “Regional Peace: Realities and Perspectives” was held in the Vatche and Tamar Manookian Library of the Mother See. The conference was organized through the initiative of the WCC Armenian Round Table Foundation.

Patriarch Ilia planning to visit Russia for centenary of restored patriarchate

His Holiness Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of Georgia has accepted the invitation of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill to visit Moscow on December 4 for the celebration of the centenary of the restoration of the Russian Patriarchate, saying he is ready to visit, health allowing, reports RIA-Novosti.

Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East

On Monday 17th /30th and Tuesday 18th /31st October 2017, the proceedings of the “2nd International Conference on Religious and Cultural Pluralism and the Peaceful Co-existence in the Middle East” organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece took place in Athens.

Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University Lecture

On Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at the Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus in New York City, the Orthodox Christian Studies Center sponsored a panel discussion on “Trump, Putin, and Traditional Values”, featuring Mark Movsesian (moderator), St. John's University Law School; Shaun Casey, Georgetown University, former head of Religion and Global Affairs Office of US State Department; Nikolas Gvosdev, United States Naval Academy; Kristina Stoeckl, University of Innsbruck; and Peter Wehner, Ethics and Public Policy Center, former White House staff under Presidents Reagan, Bush Sr., and Bush Jr.

Icon of St. Luke of Simferopol returns to Novospassky from International Space Station

Icon of St. Luke of Simferopol returns to Novospassky from International Space Station
Icon of St. Luke of Simferopol returns to Novospassky from International Space Station
Icon of St. Luke of Simferopol returns to Novospassky from International Space Station
Icon of St. Luke of Simferopol returns to Novospassky from International Space Station

An icon of Holy Hierarch and Confessor Luke (Voino-Yasenetsky) the Physician of Simferopol, which had orbited the globe around 700 times aboard the International Space Station has been returned to Moscow’s Novospassky Monastery. The icon was greeted by deputy abbot His Grace Bishop Sava of Voskresensk along with the brethren and parishioners, reports the monastery website.