Wednesday, August 5, 2009

St. Peter and Paul Feast in Pipiri (Brasil)

August 5, 2009 News

Polish Orthodox Church On the 12 July, memory of the Saint Apostles Peter and Paul, gathering dozens of brethrems and sympathizers, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated by the hierarchs of the Orthodox Church of Brazil, his most Rev. Archbishop Chrisóstomo and Rev. Bishop Ambrósio, assisted by Archimandrite Jerônimo, from Saint Nicholas Monastery, as well as […]

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Historical Feast in Turkowice Monastery

August 5, 2009 News

Polish Orthodox Church This year’s feast of the Turkowicka Icon of the Theothokos was very special, as for the first time for more than 50 years it was celebrated in an acting, Orthodox monastery. In 2009 many pilgrims observed major changes that happened in a monastery. A redecorated building, where a monastery church is organized […]

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Visit of Archpriest Dionisy Pozdnyaev

August 5, 2009 News

Chinese Orthodox Church Archpriest Dionisy Pozdnyaev, who is in charge of the parish of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul in Hong Kong, visited the State Administration of Religious Affairs of the People’s Republic of China in Beijing on July 28th. During the meeting with the Chief of Division 4, Ms. Wang Yanmin, several issues […]

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Procession to be held along the border with China

August 5, 2009 News

Chinese Orthodox Church A procession under the motto “Life for the glory of the Fatherland” will begin in the Primorsky Region on August 14 and will go along the Russia’s border [with China]. It will be dedicated to 200th anniversary of a prominent Russian public figure , Nikolai Muraviev-Amur, the Vladivostok diocese reported to Interfax-Religion. […]

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Ukrainian Priest brings up more than Two Hundred Children

August 5, 2009 News

Moscow, August 4, Interfax – Rector of the Ascension Monastery in the Ukrainian village of Molnitsa in the Chernigov Region Archpriest Mikhail Zhar educates 220 children, including seriously ill babies rejected by their mothers. There was enough space in Fr. Mikhail’s passport only for the names of 32 children: they have his surname. Meanwhile, he […]

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Patriarch Kirill satisfied with his visit to Ukraine

August 5, 2009 News

Vladimir-Volynsky, August 4, Interfax – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia believes he has achieved the main goal of his pastoral visit to Ukraine. “I told that I wanted to pray together with pious Ukrainian people and now when I’m summing up my visit (to Ukraine – IF), I can say that this prayer […]

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Unique Aramaic inscription from first century found in Jerusalem

August 5, 2009 News

Jerusalem, July 31 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has found a unique Aramaic inscription on a stone cup commonly used for ritual purity during the first century, in a dig on Mount Zion in Jerusalem. According to a report in Jerusalem Post, the six-week excavation is being carried out within the Gan Sobev Homot …

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Very. Rev. P.J Jacob Chorbishop, to be ordained as Auxiliary Metropolitan for Honavar Mission

August 5, 2009 News

Syrian Orthodox Church in India Ordination to be held Damascus Patriarchal Cathedral on August 23rd Puthencuriz, July 23, 2009: Very. Rev. P.J Jacob Cor-Episcopo, to be ordained as auxiliary metropolitan for Honavar Mission on 23 August 2009 by His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas at the Monastery of St. Aphrem the Syrian, […]

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His Holiness Patriarch Kirill Visits Pochayiv Lavra

August 5, 2009 News

On August 4, 2009 the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church arrived to the Holy Dormition Pochayiv Lavra. At the holy gates of the famous abode His Holiness the Patriarch was met by His Beatitude Metropolitan Vladimir of Kyiv and All Ukraine, Deputy Abbot of Lavra, Bishop Vladimir of Pochayiv, archpastors and clergymen of the […]

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His Holiness Patriarch Kirill Prayed at All-Night Vigil Service in Holy Dormition Pochaiyv Lavra

August 5, 2009 News

On August 4, 2009, on the eve of the celebration of the icon of the Mother of God of Pochayiv the all-night vigil service was held with a vast assembly of people in attendance. The liturgical service was conducted by Metropolitan Agathangel of Odessa and Izmayil. The faithful prayed both at the Cathedral and …

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His Holiness Patriarch Kirill Visited Volodymyr-Volynskyi

August 5, 2009 News

On August 4, 2009 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, making archpastoral and pilgrimage trip across the dioceses of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, arrived to Volodymyr-Volynskyi. In front of the Cathedral of the Holy Dormition His Holiness the Patriarch was met by His Beatitude Metropolitan Vladimir of Kyiv and All Ukraine, …

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