Syria’s Ma’loula Again Besieged: Nuns Kidnapped

Syria’s Ma’loula Again Besieged: Nuns Kidnapped

London, 4 December 2013,  Mr. Daniel Gabriel on behalf of World Council of Arameans: After the recent attacks by militant Islamic forces against the ancient Aramean towns of Ma’loula and al-Raqqa, the world recently witnessed another organized assault against the Biblical towns of Sadad and Hafar. Sadly Ma’loula is again...

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Hagia Sophia to be Converted into a Mosque

Hagia Sophia to be Converted into a Mosque

The Turkish government is actively considering converting  Hagia Sophia, one of the treasures of the Orthodox Christian church, into a mosque. Please join us in doing all we can to prevent this disaster. A petition has been created which will be submitted to UNESCO, urging that Hagia Sophia be declared...

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Second Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom in Turkey Set to Take Place in Berlin, Germany

Second Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom in Turkey Set to Take Place in Berlin, Germany

(Berlin, Germany) The Order of St. Andrew the Apostle, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, in cooperation with the Patriarchal Liaison Office to the European Union and the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Germany will host the 2nd Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom December 4-5, 2013 at the historic Adlon Hotel...

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Archbishop Demetrios calls for protection of Ecumenical Patriarch

Archbishop Demetrios calls for protection of Ecumenical Patriarch

NEW YORK – In response to the reports in Turkish and world media about an assassination plot against His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, Archbishop Demetrios of America today wrote to President Obama urging him to exercise his good offices to ensure the safety of His All Holiness. Noting the...

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Turkey uncovers alleged plot to assassinate Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Turkey uncovers alleged plot to assassinate Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

5/10/2013 – The Order of Saint Andrew expresses grave concern and outrage at the recently uncovered plot to assassinate His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on May 29th–the 560th anniversary of the fall of Constantinople. The personal safety and security concerns of His All-Holiness have been conveyed to the highest levels...

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