Short Reads on February 2022

An Orthodox Christian Standing with Ukraine
Religion and Politics

An Orthodox Christian Standing with Ukraine Personal Reflections on Russia’s War on Ukraine

български | ქართული | ελληνικά | Română | Русский | Српски Few, if any, would go so far as to claim that Patriarch Kirill, as head of the Orthodox Church in Russia (or “the Russias,” as he likes to say), could be charged with crimes against humanity or war crimes for not preventing unwarranted and unjustifiable…

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Christians in the Middle East: Towards Renewed Theological, Social, and Political Choices
Documents, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations, Public Life

Christians in the Middle East: Towards Renewed Theological, Social, and Political Choices

български | ქართული | ελληνικά | Română | Русский | Српски We Choose Abundant Life is a document issued by Christian intellectuals and theologians who met together in Beirut on September 29, 2021 to launch their vision for Christians in the Middle East. A stark choice for these Christians is presented in this document, to…

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Ukrainian Occupation: Worse Than a Crime, It’s A Mistake
Religion and Conflict

Ukrainian Occupation: Worse Than a Crime, It’s A Mistake

When Napoleon executed Louis Antoine in 1804, a decision which turned the European aristocracy against Napoleon, an advisor reportedly quipped “It’s worse than a crime, it’s a mistake.” Former US Secretary of State Dean Acheson, an architect of the War in Vietnam reportedly quipped the same thing about Vietnam. A full-scale invasion and occupation of…

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