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Pope Francis venerates the cross on Good Friday 2015.

The world needs Christ more than ever, Pope Francis says

On Sunday Pope Francis said that with a growing sense of emptiness and insecurity gripping the world, Jesus Christ is... Read more

Eastern Orthodox Primates gathered in Crete to prepare for the pan-Orthodox Council, June 17, 2016.

Pan-Orthodox Council still a go – spokesman for Ecumenical Patriarch

Despite last-minute defections by representatives of four Orthodox Patriarchates, a spokesman for the Ecumenical Patriarch insists that the Council of... Read more

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, head of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Can the Eastern Orthodox still hold a 'pan-Orthodox Council'?

While the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople maintains the “pan-Orthodox Council” scheduled to begin on Sunday will take place, the gathering... Read more