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Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - February 2017 On the feast of the Saint and Great Martyr Theodore of Tyre, 17 February 2016, the day on which His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa celebrates his name day, a festive Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Holy Church of St Nicholas, ...

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Lidia Stăniloae reposes in the Lord

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 23/2/17 Memory Eternal!!! Lidia Stăniloae, 83, daughter of the renowned Romanian Theologian Rev. Dumitru Stăniloae, reposed in the Lord on Friday morning, 17 February 2017. The funeral service will take place Wednesday at noon, at Cernica Monastery. Lidia Stăniloae was born in Sibiu on 8 October 1933. She was the daughter of ...

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Patriarch Daniel of Romania urges support for the traditional family

by Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE on February 23, 2017

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Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 23/2/17 Family as the foundation of human society is ever at the centre of the Church’s pastoral and social mission. Patriarch Daniel of Romania has supported consistently and vocally those traditional families struggling to cope with the multiple challenges and crises of modern society. The family is in a fragile and difficult ...

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  Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency  - 23/2/17 His Beatitude Sawa, Metropolitan of Warsaw and all Poland, consecrated Sunday the renovated church of St John the Theologian in Supraśl Lavra, orthodox.pl reports. In accordance with Church Tradition, a particle of the relics of the local Saint Gabriel of Białystok, martyred at the age of six in 1690 in ...

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RT.com - February 2017 The Danish People’s Party has sparked outrage after calling for immigrants and refugees to celebrate Christmas and other Christian festivals if they wish to call themselves “Danish.” Main #government support #party says that #immigrants need to understand #Christianity to be #Danishhttps://t.co/zoWqFFw5la#Regulation#DKpic.twitter.com/SbLLCs9kla — AZ Nordic News (@AZ_Nordic_News) February 17, 2017 According to the right-wing party’s spokesperson, ...

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DR. LIZA POSTHUMOUSLY GIVEN RUSSIAN RED CROSS’S HIGHEST AWARD

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Pravoslavie.ru – 23/2/17 The Russian Red Cross has decided to posthumously award Elizaveta Petrovna Glinka, “Dr. Liza,” the beloved doctor and founder of the charitable “Fair Aid” Foundation, who died in the Tu-154 plane crash near Sochi on December 25 last year. The chairman of the organization Raisa Lukuttsova announced that Dr. Liza would be […]

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The Promise – Movie on the Armenian Genocide will hit theaters on April 21 – 2017

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Movieclips Trailers – 22/1/2107 Don’t miss ‘The Promise’ – Hollywood Movie on the Armenian Genocide which will hit theaters on April 21 – 2017 Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris – a renowned […]

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First Assembly under Leadership of Bishop Irinej

February 22, 2017 News

Church of Serbia – 22/2/17 Despite snow storms and chaotic travel, clergy and representatives from parishes and their church-school congregations across the Eastern American Diocese came together in Boston February 10-11, 2017 for their first Diocesan Assembly under their recently-enthroned hierarch, Bishop Irinej. The Assembly was graciously hosted by Cathedral Dean, Protopresbyter-Stavrophor Aleksandar Vlajkovic and […]

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Saint Sava Monastery Launches Website

February 22, 2017 News

Church of Serbia – 22/2/17 New official website (www.stsavamonastery.org) for Saint Sava Monastery in Libertyville As part of the preparations of the Diocese of New Gracanica and Midwestern America for the upcoming celebration of Saint Mardarije of Libertyville this July 14 – 16, 2017, the Diocese is pleased to announce that a new, official website (www.stsavamonastery.org) for Saint Sava Monastery in Libertyville has […]

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HOUSE OF 16TH CENTURY ST. PHILOTHEA OF ATHENS OPENED AS MUSEUM

February 22, 2017 News
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  Pravoslavie.ru – February 2017 The museum of St. Philothea of Athens, the philanthropist nun and martyr of the sixteenth century, was inaugurated by His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece on Sunday February 19 in an event attended by several hierarchs of the Greek Orthodox Church and the Ecumenical Patriarchate, as well […]

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NOW BELIEVED PATRIARCH ILIA’S ASSISTANT WAS THE TARGET OF ATTEMPTED POISONING

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Pravoslavie.ru – 22/2/17 It is now known that Archpriest George Mamaladze, who was detained at Tbilisi airport on February 10 with a bottle of cyanide in his baggage, previously thought to be intended for His Holiness Patriarch-Catholics Ilia II of Tbilisi and All Georgia who was undergoing gallbladder surgery in Germany, has been accused of […]

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METROPOLITAN HILARION LEADS PATRONAL FEAST OF HOLY NEW MARTYRS & CONFESSORS OF RUSSIA CHURCH

February 21, 2017 News

Eastern American Diocese – ROCOR – February 2017 On Sunday, February 5, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York led the patronal feast day of Holy New Martyrs & Confessors of Russia Church in Brooklyn, NY. The First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad celebrated Divine Liturgy, co-served by parish rector Archpriest Serge Lukianov, […]

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Archbishop Nicholas (Kasatkin) of Japan

February 21, 2017 Featured
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 21/2/17 First one must conquer love, and only then spread the word – Archbishop Nicholas (Kasatkin). The first person to preach the Gospel in Japan was a Spaniard, Francis Xavier, a Catholic monk of the Jesuit order. The […]

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ARCHIMANDRITE KIRILL (PAVLOV) – BELOVED RUSSIAN ELDER – REPOSED IN THE LORD

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Pravoslavie.ru – 21/2/17 +Memory Eternal + Today Russia’s beloved elder Archimandrite Kirill (Pavlov) reposed in the Lord. Fr. Kirill was 97 years old. Archimandrite Kirill (in the world, Ivan Dimitrievich Pavlov) was born on September 8, 1919 in the village of Makovskie Vyselki in Ryazan Province, to a pious peasant family. However he lapsed in […]

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MACEDONIA WANTS TO GIVE MONUMENT OF ST. CLEMENT OF OCHRID TO KIEV CAVES LAVRA

February 21, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 21/2/17 Macedonia has expressed the desire to give a monument to the Slavic writer, hierarch, and saint, Clement of Ochrid to Ukraine, possibly to the Holy Dormition Kiev Caves Lavra. This was announced after a meeting of Ukrainian Minister of Culture Eugene Nischuk and Macedonian ambassador Stole Zmejkoski, reports 2000.ua. “During the meeting […]

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ESTONIAN CAPITAL ALLOCATES $53,000 TO RESTORE ORTHODOX CHURCH

February 21, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 21/2/17 The capital of Estonia, Tallinn, has decided to allocate 50,000 euros ($53,100) for the restoration of the city’s Church of the Nativity of the Theotokos, reports RIA-Novosti. A statement from the municipality noted that an agreement on use of the funds for restoring the church, popularly known as the Kazan Church, will […]

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Sunday of the Departed Souls – Holy Qurobo in Augsburg

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 21/1/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Mary Mother of God Church in Augsburg on the occasion of the Sunday of the Departed Souls. His Holiness was assisted by their Eminences Mor Philoxenus Mattias Nayis, Patriarchal Vicar in Germany and Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, […]

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Australia Catholic Church’s Child Protection Body Allowed to Keep Audits Secret

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Sputniknews  – 21/2/17 The Australian Catholic church’s body Catholic Professional Standards (CPS) will have the right to refrain from publishing its auditory reports, according to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Australian Catholic church’s body Catholic Professional Standards (CPS) aimed at examining the church’s approach to child […]

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HIERARCH CONDEMNS ANTI-SERBIAN GRAFFITI IN KOSOVO

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Pravoslavie.ru – 20/2/17 Bishop Theodosius of Raska-Prizren recently spoke out, condemning hateful anti-Serbian graffiti that appeared in several places near an Orthodox Church in Kosovo. The offensive graffiti appeared several days ago on a fast food kiosk in Gnjilane, reading “Kill the Serb,” and “UCK”—the Albanian acronym for “Kosovo Liberation Army,” along with a swastika, […]

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Ancient Christian Monuments in Kerala : Some Points of Concern by Prof. Jacob Kurian Onattu

February 20, 2017 Featured
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  MOTV – 20/2/17 Dear Orthodox Brethren, I regularly read the weekly electronic bulletins of ‘UCAN India’, the Indian bureau of ‘the Union of Catholic Asian News’ based in Bangkok. In the Newsletter dated 16 February 2017, the major heading is “Christians unimpressed as Kerala plans to bank on their History”. There are some factual […]

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How to lead the world

February 20, 2017 Featured

The Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopedi – The Orthodox Monastic Republic of Mount Athos- 20/2/17 It is very easy to lead the world. First, one needs to lead the nation, which is a much easier thing. In order to rule the nation, one needs to lead one’s family, which it should be even easier. […]

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