Saturday, August 7, 2010

The Copts of Maghagha and Adawa collect 170,000 signatures

August 7, 2010 News

By: Nader Shukry Thousands of the Copts of Maghagha and al-Adawa in Minya, Upper Egypt, staged a sit-in at the bishopric grounds in Maghagha last Monday to protest what they saw as unjust, humiliating treatment at the hands of Minya governor Ahmed Diaa’ Eddin. Heading the protest was Anba Aghathon, Bishop of Maghagha and Adawa, […]

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Azerbaijan’s spiritual leader to meet Patriarch Cyril and Garegin

August 7, 2010 News

7/8/2010 Chief of Caucasus Muslims Department to discuss return of Mubariz Ibrahimov’s body with Patriarch Cyril and Garegin. The trilateral meeting between Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Cyril, chairman of the Caucasus Muslims Department, sheikhulislam Allahshukur Pashazade and all-Armenian Catholicos Garegin will be held in Moscow soon, chairman of the Caucasus Muslims Department, Sheikhulislam […]

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President and Patriarch Remember the Fallen of 2008

August 7, 2010 News

By: Salome Modebadze 7/8/2010 President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili and the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia the Second laid flowers at the graves of soldiers fallen in the Russian-Georgian War in 2008 at Mukhatgverdi military cemetery on August 4. Thanking the families of the soldiers, Saakashvili encouraged their bravery and remembered the heroism of the […]

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Medieval Georgian Sites Placed On UNESCO Endangered List

August 7, 2010 News

The Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery, two jewels of medieval Georgian architecture, are under threat. That’s according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), whose World Heritage Committee is holding its annual session this week in Brazil. The committee maintains a catalog of nearly 900 natural and cultural sites of “outstanding universal […]

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Armenia Fund Supplies 120 Households with Water

August 7, 2010 News

5/8/2010 NEW YORK—Since 2009, several infrastructure- and community-development projects have significantly improved the quality of life of the Ditavan community, a village in Armenia’s Tavush region. With an opening ceremony held on July 26, the Armenia Fund unveiled still another measure undertaken on behalf of Ditavan inhabitants: a newly built potable-water system. Sponsored by Mr. […]

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Two Syrian Orthodox Churches reopen in Turkey after 30 Years

August 7, 2010 News

Asia News Hundreds of Syrians from all over the world attended the inaugural Divine Liturgy yesterday. The churches of Mor Esayo and Mor Kuryakus were closed since the 1980’s. The buildings have been restored by 72 Syrian families, who have spent 600 thousand Turkish lira (about 300 thousand euros). Ankara (AsiaNews / Agencies) – After […]

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Serbian Church Condemns NATO Shrine Transfer

August 7, 2010 News

6/8/2010 The Serbian Orthodox Church has said its shrines will be endangered by NATO’s decision to transfer protection of them to Kosovo Police. The Church said on Friday the decision to entrust the mostly ethnic Albanian police force with the protection of its most sacred sites was a political decision by KFOR, the Alliance’s force […]

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The Ecological Commission at Piravom Inagurated

August 7, 2010 News

Hon. Justice (Retd.) Dr. K Narayana Kurup inaugurated SHLOMO – The Ecological Commission at Piravom Syrian Orthodox Church in India INDIA/KERALA/PIRAVOM: Honourable Justice (Retd.) Dr. K Narayana Kurup inaugurated SHLOMO – The Ecological Commission of Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church today at St. Mary’s JSO Valiya Pally Parish Hall here. His Beatitude Catholicos Baselios Thomas I […]

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47th Syriac Orthodox Convention of Archdiocese of Eastern United States Concluded

August 7, 2010 News

Syrian Orthodox Church 4/8/2010 NEW JERSEY: The 47th Annual Syriac Orthodox Convention of Archdiocese of Eastern United States concluded at St. Mark’s Cathedral here on August 01, Sunday. The convention was started on July 29, Thursday. As a part of the convention various events were organized. Archbishop of Baghdad and Basra, Mor Severios Jamil Hawa, […]

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The Romanian Orthodox Church celebrates Saint John Jacob from Neamţ

August 7, 2010 News

07-08-2010 Saint John Jacob from Neamţ is celebrated on, 5 August, in the Romanian Orthodox Church We learn several data on the life of Saint John from the book by Rev. Prof. Dr. Mircea Păcurariu entitled “Dacian-Roman and Romanian Saints”. So, on 23 July 1913, a child was born to the family of faithful Maxim […]

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The Concord of Orthodox Youth pilgrimage continues in Europe

August 7, 2010 News

On Tuesday, July 27, 2010, the young pilgrims rose early in the morning and left Lyon, France, heading for Switzerland, accompanied by the Miracle-working Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God. Their first stop was Geneva. A host of clergymen bearing bread and salt, headed by His Grace Bishop Michael of Geneva and Western Europe […]

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Consecration of the First Frescoes in St Seraphim Church

August 7, 2010 News

The First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad Consecrates the First Frescoes in St Seraphim Church Dedicated to the Reestablishment of Unity Within the Russian Orthodox Church Russian Church Outside Russia On August 1, 2010, the feast day of St Seraphim of Sarov the Miracle-worker, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch […]

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St. Gregory the Theologian’s Charity Foundation launches its Website

August 7, 2010 News

4/8/2010 The St. Gregory the Theologian Charity Foundation has launched its website at http://fondgb.ru. It gives information about the founders and leaders of the Foundation, its everyday work and the projects it carries out. The St. Gregory Foundation was founded in August 2010 with the participation of Archbishop (now Metropolitan) Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of […]

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UNESCO not to blacklist St. Sophia in Kiev so Far

August 7, 2010 News

Kiev, August 6, Interfax – UNESCO at its Brazil session has decided to give Ukrainians an opportunity to get rid of the things that make experts exclude St. Sophia Cathedral in Kiev and the Kiev Laura of the Caves from the World Heritage List. The reason for blacklisting St. Sophia Cathedral is construction works in […]

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