Nicaea, Nish

Differences of opinion as to the teachings of Jesus Christ first became historic at the Council of Nicaea, A. D. 325.

Christanity first became the socially correct religion by the fiat of Emperor Constantine the Great, then living. He was born at Nish.*

The Serbian Orthodox Church now proposes that the 1,600th anniversary of the Council of Nicaea shall be celebrated at the birthplace of the Emperor next year.

The celebration shall be itself an Ecumenical Council. The Rumanian and Greek Churches have given their consent ,and the...

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