The Orthodox Church said it is not a federation of churches, but a single church. It also made for the conduct of dialogue with other churches. This is stated in a message on the basis of the Holy and Great Council, which was held from the 16 26 on June Crete.
"The Orthodox Church - is not a federation of churches, but a single church", - quotes RIA Novosti news agency message.
It says that the Orthodox Church condemns the war, military intervention, murder, the destruction of Christian monuments that are taking place in the Middle East and in other regions of the world, as well as in favor of maintaining a dialogue with the other churches.
"The Orthodox Church invites all to cease hostilities in the Middle East, to stop the expulsion of peoples", - the message says.
Cathedral serves environmental protection against the rampant exploitation of natural resources, as well as in protection of human rights and violations against them by the state.
Holy and Great Council went on to 16 26 June Crete, chaired by the Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew.