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Politics behind the Kyiv-Moscow religious clashes involving Constantinople

On November 16, 2017 Patriarch Filaret (Denisenko) of Kyiv and all Rus-Ukraine wrote a letter of reconciliation and communion to the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC). But two weeks later he denied any apologies or formal unity with the ROC. So … Continue reading

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COLORAIL ADVOCACY MEETING SET FOR FEBRUARY 17TH — railswestern

ColoRail, a non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to preserving & expanding passenger rail in Colorado, has set its Winter meeting for Saturday, February 17th. The session runs from 8am to Noon, and will be held at the Kimpton Hotel Born, just … Continue reading

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How Civil Wars End — Political Violence at a Glance

By Lise M. Howard, Associate Professor of Government and Alexandra Stark, Ph.D. Candidate, both in the Department of Government at Georgetown University. As with most civil wars, the war in Yemen is marked by the influence of outside actors. It … Continue reading

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Syrian Army Unearths Ancient Byzantine Mosaics in Hama

As Veteran’s Today reports referring to Sputnik,  Divisions of the Syrian army have come across ancient mosaics dating back to the Byzantine era, while clearing mines in a rural area around Hama. photo by Mohammad Najm Speaking to Sputnik Arabic, … Continue reading

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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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