Autor: Stefan Barjaktarevic

Anerkennungsprozess der ukrainischen Kirche

Nach Angaben des ukrainischen Präsidenten Poroschenko hat das Ökumenische Patriarchat die Autokephalie einer zukünftigen Ukrainisch-Orthodoxen Kirche eingeleitet. Am 20. April wurde dem Ökumenischen Patriarchat eine Petition überreicht, die um eine Aufnahme der Ukrainisch-Orthodoxen Kirche in die Reihe der autokephalen Kirchen bittet. Dieser kommt der Patriarch nach Bericht des Ukraine-Journal nach. ....mehr

Orthodoxe Kirche in Idstein entsteht

Die Russisch-Orthodoxe Kirche hat verkündet, die Baupläne im Idsteiner Rathaus zu veröffentlichen. Gerhard Guckes, der Architekt der Kapelle, stellt dort das Projekt vor. Die Kapelle soll auf dem familieneigenen Grundstück des Investors Peter Birkel errichtet werden. Das berichtet Deutschlandfunk. ....mehr

Charges pressed against Greek Orthodox Church of Canada

The Greek Community of Toronto, a non-profit organisation, representing 150.000 Orthodox Christians, press charges against the Greek Orthodox metropolitan of Toronto. The reason for the charges are misappropriation of funds, verbal and physical abuse by priests, as well as the installation of a priest who is charged with sexual assault offenses. ....mehr

Church construction at Ground Zero has stopped

The construction company Skanska USA Building, Inc. stopped their involvement in the construction of the new Orthodox Church near the World Trade Center Memorial, Deezen reports. Reason for the halt are absent payments. After almost 3 years of construction work, a letter of Skanska has been released last week, informing its subcontractors of the contract termination, due to absent payment. Skanska regrets the current situation and colaborates with the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America to create alternatives and financing plans. ....mehr

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Clear Answers for Ethical Problems?

You flee a burning building and find a scared child. In the same room, there is a container labeled „1000 viable embryos“. You can save only one. Which one do you pick? This question is asked by journalist and author Patrick S. Tomlinson. He wants to demonstrate that the death of an embryo is not „infanticide“, as pro-life activists like to point out. Is this fair criticism? ....mehr