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www.rt.com - 26/7/16 A priest has been killed during a hostage situation at a church in northern France, according to a police source. The two attackers slit his throat, police sources told Reuters. Both attackers were killed by police snipers after running out of the church at one point during the standoff, an interior ministry spokesman said. LIVE FEED ...

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SITKA, AK [DOWOCA] - July 2016 With the blessing of His Eminence, Archbishop Benjamin of San Francisco and the West and the support of His Grace, Bishop David of Sitka and Alaska, a pilgrimage cruise and conference-at-sea will be held September 2-9, 2017. An informational flyer is available on-line. Sailing from Seattle to explore Juneau, Sitka, Glacier Bay, ...

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN [ISOCM] - July 2016 A highlight of the 2016 Pan-Orthodox Music Symposium held at Saint Mary’s Cathedral here in June 2016 provided an opportunity to sing new liturgical compositions of the post-Communion troparia by the Archpriest Sergei Glagolev, the preeminent composer of American Orthodox Church music.  TheInternational Society of Orthodox Church Music [ISOCM] is ...

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www.rferl.org - Christopher Miller- July 2016 KYIV -- Two religious processions converging on Kyiv have Ukrainian authorities warning that provocations could spark violence in the capital. The All-Ukrainian Procession of the Cross for Peace, Love and Prayer for Ukraine includes thousands of believers from the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate -- an affiliate of the ...

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Pravoslavie.ru - 26/7/16 From the eighteenth to the early twentieth century one of three ancient copies of the Blachernae wonderworking icon of the Mother of God was kept at the St. Sergius Church of Moscow Novopetrovsky Monastery. The copy, which was created by orders of Tsar Peter I the Great in 1701, is currently kept at the ...

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Coptic Bishop: Egypt’s Christians Attacked ‘Every Two or Three Days’

July 26, 2016 Featured News
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Raymond Ibrahim – Coptic Solidarity – 26/7/16 Also Read: Egypt’s Coptic Pope Warns of Increased Attacks on Christians After the latest round of attacks on Egypt’s Christian minority—which saw at least one Copt stabbed to death and many Christian homes and a church burned—Coptic Bishop Makarious of al-Minya, the region where many of the attacks on Christians […]

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Statement by Bishop Angaelos on increased attacks against Egypt’s Christian Community

July 25, 2016 Featured News
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Coptic Orthodox Church UK – Media and Communications Office- 25/7/16 Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, on increased attacks against Egypt’s Christian community Egypt is undoubtedly going through a formative stage of its contemporary history. Having emerged from uprisings and changes in Government, dealing […]

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Metropolitan Mar Yulios leads feast of blessed Padre Noronha at the Brahmavar Orthodox Cathedral

July 25, 2016 Featured News
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The Brahmavar Orthodox Church (Catholicate of the East) By Our Gulf OCP Correspondent- OCP News Service- 25/7/16 Read: Saintly Padre Rock. Lopez. Nuronah – The Unsung Hero of the Orthodox Reunion Movement in India BRAHMAVAR, Karnataka, India: Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios of the Indian Malankara Orthodox Church led the feast […]

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Icon of the Mother of God of “the Three Hands”

July 25, 2016 Featured News
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Church of Serbia – July 2016 The Icon of the Mother of God, “Of the Three Hands”: In the ninth century during the time of the Iconoclasts, St. John of Damascus (December 4) was zealous in his veneration of holy icons. Because of this, he was slandered by the emperor and iconoclast Leo III the […]

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Don’t ‘say no to drugs’ in Germany! Rehab clinic masks illegal Scientology church

July 25, 2016 Featured News
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www.rt.com – 25/7/16 Ad stands for rehab facilities with the particular slogan ‘Say no to drugs – say yes to life’ in Germany are under serious suspicion of being nothing more than a Scientology recruitment scheme, police warn. The sect is illegal in Germany. The enigmatic group, which believes our human souls have alien beginnings, does […]

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DE- MINING THE BAPTISM SITE WITH THE HALO TRUST

July 25, 2016 Featured News
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HALO TRUST -Anna Koulouris – July 2016 DONATE NOW Every day of the year, pilgrims from around the world can be seen filling shrines of the Holy Land, stepping in, touching and venerating the sites where Jesus Christ once was physically present. However, at the Baptism Site on the Jordan River, also known as Qaser […]

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PRESENTATION OF ONGOING RESTORATION WORKS ON THE AEDICULA OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE

July 25, 2016 Featured News
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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – July 2016 Before noon on Thursday, the 8th/21st of July 2016, a presentation was made of the ongoing restoration works on the Aedicula of the Holy Sepulchre, in accordance with a study conducted by the Interdisciplinary Team of the National Technical University of Athens. The presentation was made by Professor Antonia […]

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The Concord of Orthodox Youth Begins

July 25, 2016 Featured News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – July 2016 On Tuesday, July 19, 2016, the Korenny Pilgrim Center near the Kursk-Root Hermitage in Russia hosted the opening of the 9th International Concord of Orthodox Youth. The main focus of this conference will be the celebration […]

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Photo-Report on the Celebration of the Martyrs of Alapaevsk in Russian Gethsemane

July 25, 2016 Featured News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – July 2016 On July 17-18, 2016, the feast day of Holy Martyr Grand Duchess Elizabeth and the Alapaevsk Martyrs, Divine Liturgy was celebrated at Mary Magdalene, Equal-to-the-Apostles Church in Russian Gethsemane, preceded the evening before by all-night vigil. […]

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His Holiness Aram I visits Birds’ Nest

July 24, 2016 Featured News
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www.armenianorthodoxchurch.org – July 2016 22 Jul 2016. On Friday morning, His Holiness Aram I visited the Birds’ Nest compound in Byblos, accompanied by Very Rev Housig Mardirossian, Ecumenical Officer and Director of Communications, and Rev Bedros Manuelian, the director of the Audio Visual Department. The visit combined His Holiness’ annual visit to the school-orphanage and the […]

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The Inter-Diocesan Youth Conference of the Catholicosate of Cilicia concludes with the warning to use modern technology responsibly and constructively

July 24, 2016 Featured News
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www.armenianorthodoxchurch.org – July 2016 18 July 2016. On Saturday, the three-day conference under the spiritual guidance of His Holiness Aram I concluded its work in Antelias. Rev Bedros Manuelian opened the meeting at the “Cilicia Museum Hall.” He told the participants that the theme “Armenian Youth and Social Media” demonstrates the determination of the Catholicos to […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Received the Metropolitan of the Archdiocese of Zahle

July 24, 2016 Featured News
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – July 2016 On July 21, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received His Eminence Metropolitan Antonios (El Soury) of the Archdiocese of Zahle of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East. He was accompanied […]

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ROC WILL NOT REACT TO THE CRETE COUNCIL DECISIONS PUBLISHED ONLINE

July 24, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 24/7/16 The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) will not react to the Crete Council documents that have been published online, and will wait until the official documents are received for examination, said Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations (DECR) of the Moscow Patriarchate Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to RIA-Novosti. On July 15 the […]

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His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel celebrates His 65th anniversary

July 23, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Romanian Basilica News Agency – July 2016 His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, celebrated, on 22 July 2016, His 65th anniversary. The Romanian Patriarch is currently visiting the Patriarchal Stavropegic Monastery of St Mary in Techirghiol, in order to evaluate the paintings and the redevelopment works carried out at this monastic settlement. […]

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Churches Hampered Efforts to Curb HIV Spread in Scotland in 1980s

July 23, 2016 Featured News
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Sputniknews – July 2016 Churches in the United Kingdom were a stumbling block in British efforts to stop the spread of AIDS in Scotland in the 1980s, classified documents released by the UK National Archives show. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – According to the papers, released on Thursday, the UK Department of Education wanted to include an explanation on how to use condoms […]

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VICTIMS OF THE TERROR ACT COMMEMORATED AT ST. NICHOLAS’S IN NICE

July 23, 2016 Featured News
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DECR Communication Service – July 2016 On July 17, 2016, Bishop Nestor of Chersonese, who came to Nice in connection with the tragic events, which took place in the city on the night of July 15, celebrated the Sunday Divine Liturgy and after it a requiem service for the victims of the barbaric terrorist act […]

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