Christianity ‘Close to Extinction’ in Middle East

The study warns that Christians suffer greater hostility across the world than any other religious group.

And it claims politicians have been “blind” to the extent of violence faced by Christians in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

The most common threat to Christians abroad is militant Islam, it says, claiming that oppression in Muslim countries is often ignored because of a fear that criticism will be seen as “racism”.

NSW Community Forum for the Inner West

On Monday 3 December 2012, representatives of St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church attended the NSW Community Forum for the Inner West at Concord RSL & Community Club. The forum was attended by the New South Wales Government Cabinet Ministers including NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell.

Order of Russian Orthodox Church to Serbian Filmmaker Jovan Markovic

At the celebration held on 7 December in the Great hall of the church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, organized on the occasion of the completion of the work of this year's Pan-Slavic Art Forum "Golden Knight", His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, the president of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, on behalf of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, awarded the Serbian film director, screenwriter and film producer Jovan Markovic with the Order of St. Sergius of Radonezh. 

Opening Ceremony for International Center for Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue

On Monday, November 26, 2012, His All-Holiness attended and addressed the opening ceremony of The King Abdullah International Center for Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID) in Austria.