Author Archives: tamarlomidze

How the U.S. Promotes Extremism in the Name of Religious Freedom

Rethinking the USCIRF By S. Frederick Starr, Brenda Shaffer, and Svante Cornell Foreign Affairs, August 24, 2017 On July 26, U.S. President Donald Trump announced his nomination of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback as U.S. ambassador at large for international religious freedom. … Continue reading

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A White House Reception Does Not a Policy Make…

  Source: The National Herald June 24-30, 2017 Edition – Page 12 By Peter Marudas Once again, The National Herald has demonstrated its unique role in stimulating dialogue and the open exchange of ideas concerning important matters facing our community. … Continue reading

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Reading between the lines of the article “Enhancing the Role of the Ecumenical Patriarch”

Dennis Menos, the author of the publication “Enhancing the Role of the Ecumenical Patriarch” on The National Herald, asserts that the organizational structure of the Orthodox Church based on the principle of autocephaly does not meet the requirements of the … Continue reading

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Keep on praying for Syrian People…

Not only at National Day of Prayer… By the way, for all who want to know more about Christianity in Syria, I can heartily recommend an OCP Publication’s book “Collected Writings on Orthodox Christianity: Various Aspects of Eastern and Oriental … Continue reading

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Was Letter of Abkhazian Orthodox Church to Phanar just Coincident with Poisoning Plot against His Holiness Ilia II?

Georgian patriarchate official detained for plotting to poison Ilia II. Prosecutors in the Caucasus nation said they caught archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze with sodium cyanide on February 10 as he boarded a plane to Berlin, where Patriarch Ilia II was awaiting … Continue reading

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A list of inspirational short films to watch!

“Effect”-Directed By – Atom Film. -Turquie/Turkey: Supposing you received new eyes, donated by a man who recently died in a car accident? This award-winning Turkish film tells the story of the recipient of an eye transplant who starts seeing the last … Continue reading

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FINAL DECISION OF CHURCH OF GEORGIA ON THE COUNCIL OF CRETE (SUMMARY)

Source: OCP Media Network The Holy Synod of the Church of Georgia has met and discussed the “Council of Crete.” We are now in possession of a summary* of the Decision which the Holy Synod of the Church of Georgia … Continue reading

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