Turkey Insists On Controversial Russian Missile Purchase

Volkan Bozkir, the chairman of the Turkish Parliament's foreign affairs committee, was quoted by Turkey's Milliyet newspaper on Thursday as saying that Turkey will go...

Ukrainian Church Independent as of January 6, 2019

The Autocephaly (independence) of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine will be made official in special ceremonies which will take place in the Ecumenical Patriarchate of...

Putin Blasts Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Russian President Vladimir Putin made scathing remarks concerning the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople during his annual press conference in Moscow on Thursday. According to the...

Turkey Says Installation of Russian S-400 Systems to Begin October 2019

The installation of Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile systems in Turkey will begin in October 2019, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar has announced. Turkey’s purchase of...

Ukraine Gives Iconic Saint Andrew Church To Ecumenical Patriarchate (video)

Following the decision made by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople to grant independence (autocephaly) to the Ukrainian Church, ending centuries of Moscow's ecclesiastical authority...

U.S. Support to the Ecumenical Patriarchate After Orthodox Schism

The United States expressed its support to the decision of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople to recognize the Ukrainian Orthodox Church as independent. A spokesman...

Orthodox Schism As Russian Church ‘Breaks All Ties’ With Constantinople Over Ukraine

In the largest schism in Orthodox Christianity for over a century, the Russian Orthodox Church has cut all ties with the Constantinople Patriarchate over...

The Ecumenical Patriarchate Grants Independence To The Ukrainian Church

The issue of independence of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine has been agonizing Orthodox Christianity the last few years. With Moscow strongly against it, and...

Russian Church A Step Closer To Split From The Rest of Orthodox Christianity

  The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church announced that it will end its participation in every structure that is chaired by the Ecumenical...

Russian Orthodox Church Slams Ecumenical Patriarchate over Ukraine

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I (right) with Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill The Russian Orthodox Church slammed the Greek Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarchate for sending representatives to...