Orthodox Church Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Russia Has Another Comrade at WNDRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | ConWebBlog

    ... Christians in the West worries many. In an interview after the 2016 meetings between the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis in Cuba, the patriarch stated: "I strongly believe that we should work together in order ...

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  2. A Coptic Christian priest blesses his congregation with holy water...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Egypt Today

    ... Egypt. The kind of political influence such an institution has is not to be underestimated. The Pope of the Orthodox Church of Alexandria has supported the Egyptian state for as long as both institutions have existed. Holding strongly to their ...

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  3. Netanyahu defends Western Wall, conversion policies in face of US Jewish dissentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | The Times of Israel

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday defended policies that have sometimes drawn dissent from American Jews, including his government's freeze last of a painstakingly negotiated agreement with Diaspora leaders on a permanent pavilion for pluralistic prayer at the Western Wall. Briefing reporters after his meeting with US President Donald Trump, Netanyahu said he was more sensitive than any of his predecessors to American Jewish complaints about the preeminence of the Orthodox in Israel.

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  4. Russian Patriarch unhappy at Borissov's view of Russia's 1877-1878 war roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | EurActiv.com

    Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill said he was aggrieved by what he called the Bulgarian government's attempts to dilute his country's role during the 1877-1878 Russo-Turkish war, which paved the way for Bulgaria's liberation after five centuries of Ottoman rule. On Saturday Bulgaria marked the 140th anniversary of the signing of the 1878 San Stefano Treaty that ended the war and proclaimed Bulgaria's independence with Kirill and Bulgarian Orthodox Patriarch Neofit conducting a remembrance service at a monument built to mark the famous battle of Shipka Pass.

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  5. More Orthodox Jews coming to AIPAC to 'rally around the cause'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2018 | The Times of Israel

    On the second floor of the downtown convention center here, hundreds attending the annual policy conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee packed a standing-room-only hall. A bouncer stood outside to control the overflow crowd.

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  6. Serbian Orthodox Church to change its name - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | B92

    The new official name of the Serbian Orthodox Church will be the Serbian Orthodox Church - the Patriarchate of Pec. According to the article, the procedure for the election of the patriarch will be simplified, and the head of the Church will be elected in a secret ballot, requiring a two-thirds majority of the votes of bishops.

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  7. Trump offers warm welcome to embattled NetanyahuRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | The Day

    To continue reading this premium story, you need to become a member. Click below to take advantage of an exclusive offer for new members: President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump greet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu at the White House, Monday, March 5, 2018, in Washington.

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  8. Netanyahu stalked by legal troubles at home during U.S. visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    JERUSALEM>> A former top aide to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel turned state's witness today, the third close associate to agree to testify against him in a corruption scandal that threatens to end his career. JERUSALEM>> A former top aide to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel turned state's witness today, the third close associate to agree to testify against him in a corruption scandal that threatens to end his career.

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  9. Christians are key to support for el-Sissi in upcoming Egypt electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | USA Today

    ... has made it clear that every citizen in the land of Egypt has all the rights and all duties," said Coptic Orthodox Church spokesman Pastor Poules Halim. The president loosened restrictions on church construction, approving 53 new church buildings in ...

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  10. Pope Tawadros hails Saudi CP's visit to Coptic Orthodox CathedralRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Egypt Today

    ... to visit Saudi Arabia, especially Pope Tawadros. The pope denied reports that he discussed setting up an Orthodox church in Saudi Arabia during his meeting with his Saudi guest. He thanked the crown prince for his first-time visit, expressing ...

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  11. Netanyahu, Visiting U.S., Is Stalked by Legal Troubles at HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | The New York Times

    A former top aide to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel turned state's witness on Monday, the third close associate to agree to testify against him in a corruption scandal that threatens to end his career. The deal came after days of feverish speculation in Israel that Mr. Netanyahu, beleaguered by police investigations and facing possible bribery charges, might call a snap election in hopes of a quick validation of public support.

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  12. Corruption probe clouds Netanyahu's White House meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Iol.co.za

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hoped a visit among political friends in Washington would distract from scandal and investigations at home, but the potentially career-ending inquiry followed him, and clouds his White House meeting with President Trump on Monday. Netanyahu arrived at the White House early Monday afternoon, just hours after reports from Israel said a former media adviser and confidant has turned state's witness in a far-reaching bribery case.

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  13. New setback for Netanyahu as ex-aide signs state witness deal: MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Nir Hefetz appears at the Israeli Justice Court in Tel Aviv on Feb 22, 2018 over a graft probe threatening Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, JERUSALEM: An ex-aide to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has signed a state witness deal in a corruption probe linked to his former boss, Israeli media reported on Monday , dealing a new setback to the premier. News of the agreement broke ahead of Netanyahu's meeting with US President Donald Trump at the White House later on Monday.

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  14. New Fissures Appear in Ukrainian Christian FaithsRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2018 | Transitions Online

    ... has never recognized it, the Kyiv Patriarchate now counts a larger flock than the established Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP), pollsters say. The Moscow-backed church built the chapel in 2006, near the foundations of a ...

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  15. Meet the real Rabbi Shlomo RiskinRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Rabbi Shlomo Riskin believes that Judaism has a message for the world. "In its essence, halakha is compassion," he says.

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  16. Centuries-old Alutiiq translation guide found in KodiakRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Peninsula Clarion

    A centuries-old primer for Russian to Alutiiq was found during a routine check of a Kodiak museum's artifacts. Kodiak was first colonized by Russian settlers in 1763 and was a Russian colony for more than 100 years until the Alaska Purchase in 1867.

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  17. In fresh coalition crisis, religious party places ultimatum over army exemptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | The Times of Israel

    United Torah Judaism said to be holding budget approval hostage in order to push through law allowing ultra-Orthodox to avoid enlistment, putting new pressure on Netanyahu Ultra-Orthodox men holding a sit-in in front of an army recruitment center in Jerusalem on November 28, 2017. An ultra-Orthodox party in the governing coalition reportedly warned Thursday that it wouldn't allow the state budget for 2019 to pass until a law granting members of their communities army service exemptions is approved.

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  18. Justice Minister continues Supreme Court reform with two new picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | The Times of Israel

    Ayelet Shaked ensures Alex Stein, her preferred candidate, and Ofer Groskopf prevail, as she continues efforts to change a court perceived as too liberal In a victory for Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, her first choice, Alex Stein, was one of two judges elected to the Supreme Court on Thursday evening, as Shaked continues her efforts to change the makeup of the country's top court - long considered a liberal bastion. Also chosen by the Judicial Selection Committee was Ofer Groskopf.

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  19. Is this what Jesus really looked like?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Is this what Jesus REALLY looked like? Delving into the past to uncover early depictions of '5ft 5in, muscular' Christ We all know what Jesus looked like, don't we? The answer to the question posed in the title of Joan E. Taylor's book is surely obvious. Jesus is one of the most easily recognisable figures in world history.

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  20. A Sniper's WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Film Threat

    ... and promises her he'll do what he can to make the attacks stop. He is blessed by the Bishop at the Christian Orthodox church. They tell him he's always welcome and pray for his safety. His ethics are iron-clad: he's never killed an unarmed person. ...

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