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The Holy Synod of the Œcumenical Canonical Orthodox Church Worldwide (ŒCOCW) Calls on the Government of FYR Macedonia to Release Archbishop Jovan from Imprisonment


The Holy Synod of the ŒCOCW joins the multitude of Orthodox and Catholic jurisdictions worldwide in requesting that Archbishop Jovan, leader of the Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric, be released by the government of the FYR Macedonia. The synod views the arrest and detention of Archbishop Jovan as continued harassment, initiated as a result of an ongoing internal disagreement within the Macedonian ...

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The Church as Conscientious Objector?

In response to the religious and moral insensitivity of the recently publicized federal mandate requiring religious institutions to include life terminating and contraceptive procedures as part of employer provided healthcare the face of the conscientious objector has changed. This change has resulted in many of the most charitable religious and social organizations such as Catholic Charities being morally forced to ...

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UN Welcomes Papal Concessions on Condom Use


The Executive Director of the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Michel Sidibé, welcomed the reported comments of Pope Benedict XVI in which he reportedly justified the use of condoms to reduce HIV infection risk. “This move recognizes that responsible sexual behaviour and the use of condoms have important roles in HIV prevention. “Together we can build a world with ...

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Religion: Catholic Service to take place at C of E Cathedral

Bradford Cathedral

A unique exchange will take place on Tuesday 25th May, when Father John Newman from St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church will lead Vespers at Bradford Cathedral in the first Roman Catholic service to be held there in over 450 years. Bradford Roman Catholic Boys’ Choir will join forces with boys of the Bradford Cathedral Choir to sing the traditional evening ...

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