Skip to comments.Vladimir Putin Vows to Defend Christianity Worldwide
Posted on 03/02/2012 2:06:02 PM PST by kronos77
The representative of the Russian Orthodox Church has told Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin this week of the urgent situation Christians are facing around the world in persecution hot spots, and has asked him to use his power to aid their situations.
RT online reported that Metropolitan Hilarion, foreign relation chief of the Russian Orthodox Church presented evidence and statistics that stated, "Every five minutes one Christian was dying for his or her faith in some part of the word."
Christians face persecution in many nations; from church demolition in Afghanistan and bombings of churches in Iraq, to the violence against Christians taking place in rebellious towns in Syria.
After delivering the facts, Metropolitan Hilarion asked Putin to make protection and defense of Christianity around the globe a major part of his foreign policy.
And, as reported by Interfax, Putin replied, "You needn't have any doubt that that's the way it will be," assuring Hilarion that Russian foreign policy would defend Christians from persecution abroad.
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[ Well, I think Putin will stand by his word...in those instances where standing by Christians would also serve the interests of Russia.
I dont like Putin. Hes a thug. But he does look out for the interests of his country. Unlike our thug. ]
That is like Saying Mousolini was better than Nevile Chamberpot.
[ He does this by arming exterminate Muslim nations. ]
Maybe he is “Rope-A-Dope”ing them?
Andrew Breitbart dies.
Ted Nugent endorses Romney.
Vladimir Putin vows to defend Christians.
If I was put in a medically induced coma last week and just woke up today I would be concerned the coma inducing drugs had caused brain damage.
Good for Putin - nice to have him on our side on this issue.
I wonder what punishment Obama will give the soldiers that burned the Korans?
Why on EARTH would we trust him?
Fox guarding henhouse, IMO.
A case of good Vodka and a two week vacation at a nice resort on the Black Sea.
Thanks for the offer, Vlad, but I think Jesus is able to handle his church okay all by himself.
Vladdy has solid KGB training to do what he’s promising.
Where will Vlad reach out?
I'd prefer Putin anytime, anywhere, for any reason over Obama. At least Putin says what he means and means what he says.
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