Greek Orthodox Nuns Taken Hostage by Syrian Rebels

  The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported that Islamist Rebels broke into St. Thecla Orthodox Convent in Maaloula, 60km north of Damascus, taking hostage,...

No New Information on Syrian Bishops Abducted in Aleppo

Since April 2013, the Syrian authorities say that they still have no clear information regarding the whereabouts of the two abducted bishops. The Lebanese Bishop,...

Patriarchate of Antioch Issues Ultimatum to Patriarchate of Jerusalem

A strict ultimatum was issued by the Patriarchate of Antioch to the Patriarchate of Jerusalem, demanding the solution to the Qatar issue in the...

Patriarch of Alexandria: Pray For All

In an exclusive statement to Real.gr, the Patriarch of Alexandria, Theodore, expressed his anxiety about the difficult times Egypt is experiencing, while at the...

Antioch’s Patriarch Urges Release of Kidnapped Bishops

Patriarch John X (Yazigi) of Antioch and All The East, the primate of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All The East, installed...

Greek Bishop Battles Cholera in Congo

The Bishop of Brazzaville and Gabon, His Grace Panteleimon (Congo), of the Patriarchate of Alexandria and all Africa, has joined the battle against cholera...

Kidnapped Orthodox Bishops ‘Remain Captured’ in Syria

The two kidnapped Orthodox bishops are still being held, according to sources that spoke to Al Jazeera, denying earlier reports that they had been...

Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Aleppo Kidnapped

Two Aleppian bishops were kidnapped by Syrian rebels in the outskirts of the city Monday evening, Lebanon’s National News Agency reported. The Christian clergy members...

Greece Says Hostage Held in Nigeria Has Been Killed

A Greek hostage who was abducted along with six others in Nigeria in February by a Nigerian Islamist group is believed to be dead,...

Assad Welcomes New Patriarch of Antioch

Syrian President Bashar Assad, trying to crush rebels and accused of ordering operations that led to the mass murder of thousands of civilians, including...