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Catholic-Orthodox Summit Meeting in Vienna

2018-06-15T06:17:29+02:00February 14th, 2018|

ACN President: “Another milestone in the Catholic-Orthodox dialogue” On the second anniversary (Monday, 12 Feb.) of the historic meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, the president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Cardinal Kurt Koch, and Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate [...]

Centenary of the October Revolution: Persecuted Christians then and now

2018-06-15T06:35:16+02:00October 13th, 2017|

7 November 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution in Russia. The revolution developed into a brutal civil war that ended with the establishment of the communist Soviet Union: a violent dictatorship ideologically rooted in Marxism, Leninism and Stalinism. This began one of the worst periods of persecution [...]

Syria trip of Catholic and Orthodox Delegation

2018-06-15T06:42:01+02:00April 13th, 2016|

Syria/Russia: Syria trip of Catholic and Orthodox delegation is a “tangible reaction to the meeting between the Pope and the Patriarch of Moscow” Königstein, 13 Apr. 2016 – Peter Humeniuk, Russia expert for Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), has called the joint trip of an Orthodox and Catholic [...]