Patriarch Kirill

Russian Patriarch Slams Church of England over ‘Morals’

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church attacked the Church of England’s “liberalisation” at a meeting with the Archbishop of Canterbury earlier this week. Patriarch Kirill raised “serious concerns” with Justin Welby over the Anglican Church’s decision to ordain women

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church attacked the Church …

World View: Russia Escalates Syria War Launching Missiles from Caspian Sea

Contents: Russia dramatically escalates Syria war launching cruise missiles from Caspian Sea; Russian Orthodox Church declares a ‘Holy War’ in Syria; Russia’s ‘Holy War’ in Syria declaration sparks calls for jihad; IMF warns of significant danger of global financial crash

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Pope Francis, Russian Orthodox Patriarch Plan Meeting

An historic meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church is “getting closer every day,” a senior Orthodox prelate said in an interview published on Sunday.

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims at th end of his weekly open-air general audience on September 4, 2013 in St.Peters square at the Vatican. The pontiff asked for a big turnout at a Vatican vigil on Saturday for peace in Syria and thanked the world's faithful and non-believers for their …