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Orthodox Church Warns Israeli Radicals Threaten Christian Presence in Jerusalem

The Greek Orthodox Church in Jerusalem accused on Sunday radical Israeli groups of threatening the presence of Christians in the holy city. Writing in the London Times, the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, Theophilos III said that “Our churches are...

Greek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem Calls for Peace as Violence Escalates

The Greek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem released a statement calling for an end of violent acts against Palestinians on Sunday.

Palestinian Christians Demonstrate Against Greek Orthodox Patriarch

Palestinian Christians have protested against the Greek Orthodox patriarch of the Holy Land, demanding the resignation of Theophilos III for allegedly selling church land to Israelis. Some 200 demonstrators rallied Saturday outside the Greek Orthodox patriarchate in Jerusalem's Old City....

Holy Light in Athens on Special Flight from Jerusalem

The Holy Light, also known as Holy Fire, was lit in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on Holy Saturday by the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, Theophilos III, and it was delivered to the faithful waiting...

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Visits Holy Land

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill was in Jerusalem on Friday for his first visit to the Holy Land since becoming head of the powerful church in 2009. As his motorcade arrived at the Old City's Jaffa Gate, he was welcomed by...