The Russian Orthodox church, after boycotting a major summit of Orthodox leaders last month in Crete, has declared the meeting "an important event in the history of the conciliar process."
NCR Today: Syrian and international teams are working to indict Syrian President Bashar Assad by collecting evidence of war crimes and legally connecting Assad to those crimes.
Pan-Orthodox Council: Orthodox leaders have concluded their historic council pledging dialogue with other churches while reaffirming "no compromise" regarding Orthodox teachings.
Faith and Justice: Around the world, matters of religious freedom have been getting worse, not better.
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Faith and Justice: Believers must join in condemning contemptuous and hateful speech directed at any religious group.
NCR Today: When it comes to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the un-statesmanlike Donald Trump displays the sensitivities of a true statesman.
NCR Today: Time and again the international community has lost the opportunity to address the enormous burden of human suffering the war in Syria has wrought.
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