Patriarch John X Contacts the Muslim Religious Leaders in Lebanon

Following the visit to the Vatican, His Beatitude Patriarch John X contacted the Muslim Religious Leaders in Lebanon: the Grand Mufti of the Republic, Sheikh Abdul Latif Darian, Sheikh Ali al-Khatib, First Deputy-head of the Supreme Shia Council, and Sheikh Akl of the Druze Naim Hassan.

General Synod: July meeting to take place in London

View of the Assembly hall during General Synod from the balconyThe University of York, which hosts the annual July group of sessions of the General Synod, has taken the decision to cancel all events on its campus this summer as a result of the impact of the coronavirus. Arrangements are therefore being made for the Synod scheduled for July 9 – 13 to take place at Church House, London, during the same dates.

The best photo in Croatia in 2020: Patriarch in a ruined temple

The Patriarch said in the explanation of the award: "Natural forces, unlike human beings, do not choose their victims, neither by their social status, nor by religion,"

On the World Press Freedom Day, May 3, 2021, the Croatian Journalists' Association awarded annual prizes for the best journalistic achievements in 2020. The Nikša Antonini Award for the best newspaper photography was given to the extraordinary work of Boris Ščitar, the photographer of Pixell. The photo was taken on March 28, 2020, six days after the devastating earthquake that hit the Croatian capital.

German Ecumenical Week for Life focuses on "Life in Dying"

"Life when Dying" is the theme of the 2021 Ecumenical Week for Life in GermanyStarting from today, Christian Churches in Germany will be celebrating their 26th Ecumenical Week for Life. The week has been organized since 1994 by the Catholic Bishops Conference (Dbk) together with the Evangelical Church of Germany (EKD) to raise awareness in the Church and larger society on the dignity of every human life.

Condolence book for Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, opens online

His Royal Highness Prince Philip.The Church of England has opened an online condolence book following the announcement from Buckingham Palace of the death of HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh.

The book is open to any individual or church communities who wish to sign and record a message.

HRH Prince Philip: Tributes from Church of England Bishops

His Royal Highness Prince Philip.The Archbishops of Canterbury and York led tributes from Bishops of the Church of England following the announcement of the death of Prince Philip.

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, said: “I join with the rest of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth in mourning the loss of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, and give thanks to God for his extraordinary life of dedicated service.