ROME - Pope Francis on Friday set off on a three-day trip to Turkey during which he is expected to focus on Catholic-Orthodox reconciliation, as well as reaching out to Muslims and condemning the persecution of Christians in the Middle East. ... ENCA, 4 hours ago
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A once-prominent Russian banker with ties to the Kremlin and the Russian Orthodox Church has been put on Interpol's wanted list, according to the police organization's site.
By The St. Petersburg Times Published: November 28, 2014 (Issue # 1839) Pugachyov, 51, fled Russia in 2011 after his bank was declared bankrupt. Photo: Denis Grishkin / Vedomosti Sergei Pugachyov (Pugachev in Interpol's spelling) is wanted ...St. Petersburg Times Russia, 7 hours ago High-speed internet spreads evil, says prominent Russian Orthodox cleric Russia Today, 1 day ago INTERPOL DECLARES HUNT FOR FORMER 'CHURCH BANKER' St. Petersburg Times Russia, 1 day ago
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Last Friday, a video deemed offensive to the Moscow Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church was ruled "extremist" by a city court in Vladimir. While Alexander Soldatov — chief editor of Credo.ru, the website that posted the offending video — now could
(Issue # 1839) Photo: Andrei Makhonin / Vedomosti The charge should be violating religious freedom and related rights of Russia's religious minorities or anyone who offends or competes with Russia's dominant church. Russia's lists of ...St. Petersburg Times Russia, 2 days ago OPINION: RUSSIA'S EXTREMISM LAW VIOLATES HUMAN RIGHTS St. Petersburg Times Russia, 2 days ago Russia's Extremism Law Violates Human Rights St. Petersburg Times Russia, 1 day ago
Visitors to St Mary’s Orthodox Church on Manali High Road are praying for a solution to a problem that has been haunting them for the past year.Times of India, 4 days ago
Boldly bridging the gap between faith and science, a Russian Orthodox Church spokesman has voiced backing for the panspermia theory of life origin, which holds that life was transported here from elsewhere in the universe.
(Issue # 1838) Rosetta mission poster showing the deployment of the Philae lander to comet 67P/ChuryumovGerasimenko. Photo: European Space Agency "God could have created the world through various means," Moscow Patriarchate representative ...St. Petersburg Times Russia, 1 week ago Russian Orthodox Priests Admits Comet Could've Created Life on Earth Moscow Times, 1 week ago
Hundreds of members of New York's Greek Orthodox community attended a blessing ceremony on Saturday for a church that will replace a house of worship that was destroyed in the Sept. 11 terror attacks. The tiny St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church was crushed ...Sify, 1 month ago
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