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Re: Pope and MP/Escalating world tensions
« Reply #45 on: April 25, 2018, 01:34:50 PM »
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« Reply #46 on: April 26, 2018, 06:56:16 AM »
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Re: Pope and MP/Escalating world tensions
« Reply #47 on: April 26, 2018, 01:57:32 PM »
Here Is ~ what ~ I found today:

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04/15/2018, 12.24RUSSIA-VATICAN     
Pope Francis, Kirill and Patriarchs united for peace in Syria

Vladimir Rozanskij
The Patriarch of Moscow had a long phone call with the Pontiff, following the missile attacks by the US, France and Great Britain. The dialogue was attended to Bartholomew of Constantinople, Theophilus of Jerusalem, Theodore of Alexandria and John of Antioch. Contacts with the press, to communicate the initiatives of the Church leaders.


Moscow (AsiaNews) - The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill (Gundjaev) and the Pope of Rome Francis have held a lengthy discussion by telephone following the missile attack by USA, France and Great Britain against the supposed Syrian chemical weapons bases. Kirill himself informed the journalists at his residence in Peredelkino, on the outskirts of Moscow.

"We took this initiative, knowing that Christians cannot remain indifferent to what is happening in Syria," the patriarch said yesterday in the late afternoon. "It was a very meaningful dialogue in favor of peace. We shared the common concern about the situation in Syria, and we talked about how Christians should influence this situation, to stop violence, war and so many tragic victims as we have seen in these days".


The head of the Russian Orthodox pointed out that the meeting took place on the initiative of the Patriarchate. The other patriarchs of the Middle East took part in the dialogue: Bartholomew of Constantinople, Theophilus of Jerusalem, Theodore of Alexandria and John of Antioch. "Each of them has expressed a willingness to continue consultations, to find a way to stop the bloodshed," added Kirill; "It is quite clear that people are suffering in Syria. And the message of the Church to the world is always linked to the proclamation of peace between men and justice on earth. We cannot be silent when things like those of these days are taking place in Syria ".
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http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Pope-Francis,-Kirill-and-Patriarchs-united-for-peace-in-Syria-43623.html


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Re: Pope and MP/Escalating world tensions
« Reply #48 on: April 26, 2018, 03:02:39 PM »
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Re: Pope and MP/Escalating world tensions
« Reply #49 on: April 26, 2018, 11:29:17 PM »
Hardly a credible source:  RT is just the propaganda mouthpiece of the Russian government.
Like the BBC? :)
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Re: Pope and MP/Escalating world tensions
« Reply #51 on: April 27, 2018, 07:06:50 AM »
Every media outlet is basically a propaganda mouthpiece for someone actually.



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Re: Pope and MP/Escalating world tensions
« Reply #52 on: April 27, 2018, 03:46:57 PM »
Yes, but Iconodule's entire point is that some sources are a bit more propagandistic than others. It's up to the reader to be discerning, but some places are little worth bothering with.
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« Reply #53 on: April 27, 2018, 03:57:23 PM »
As a general rule, I think major news sources are more reliable the further away a given story is from their host government's foreign policy concerns. I am very skeptical about anything the New York Times or RT have to say about Syria but if it's about a municipal election in Nauru it's probably alright.
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« Reply #54 on: April 27, 2018, 04:01:12 PM »
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Re: Pope and MP/Escalating world tensions
« Reply #55 on: April 27, 2018, 04:08:16 PM »
As a general rule, I think major news sources are more reliable the further away a given story is from their host government's foreign policy concerns. I am very skeptical about anything the New York Times or RT have to say about Syria but if it's about a municipal election in Nauru it's probably alright.

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