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Theophilos III slams Israeli court over illegally obtained Greek Orthodox properties
In 2004, the previous patriarch sold Church property in the Old City to an organisation of Jewish settlers. The current patriarch opposed the authorised sale, starting a legal battle. On 1 August, the Israeli court confirmed the sale agreement. Theophilos III will appeal to the Supreme Court against the “politically motivated” ruling, which will “have the most negative effect on the Christian presence in the Holy Land”.
For Pope, Jesus is like a ‘Narrow Gate’ and Mary like ‘Heaven’s Gate’
Following Christ in a life of love, mercy and truth is the ‘identity card’ needed to be friends with Jesus and the ‘passport’ to enter eternal life. Pope greets religious leaders from Kazakhstan.
25/01/2016 00:12:00 ORTHODOX
Chambésy: despite some slowness, preparations for the 2016 pan-Orthodox Synod are underway
Because of Turkey’s political situation and tensions with Russia, the Synod originally planned for Istanbul will now take place in Switzerland at Pentecost. The agenda includes eight points on which there is agreement. The other two – the Orthodox diaspora and the hierarchy between the Churches – have failed to elicit an agreement. Other Churches have been invited to send representatives.
19/10/2009 VATICAN - ORTHODOX
Metropolitan Zizoulas: Defend ecumenical dialogue against those who oppose it
The second meeting for dialogue between Catholics and Orthodox, taking place in Cyprus, sees strong protest and progress at a standstill for fear of "subjugating the Orthodox to the Pope in Rome." Even among Catholics there is dogmatic resistance. A call to all from Johannes Zizoulas, Metropolitan of Pergamon, tenacious advocate of the value of dialogue.
Aleksij II: "United against terrorism, a threat to the world"
Hundreds of people demonstrate against terrorism in Grozny.
06/04/2016 09:26:00 VATICAN - ORTHODOX
Pope Francis, Bartholomew I and the Archbishop Hieronymos with migrants in Lesbos on 14 or 15 April. Maybe
The Vatican press office said that the idea is being considered, but does not confirm dates or details. The Pope has been invited by the Greek-Orthodox Synod and the Greek president. Both Orthodox primate of Greece Hieronymos and Bartholomew, confirm their presence on Lesbos.
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