Friday, October 22, 2010

Stalin appears on Christian Icon

October 22, 2010 News

21/10/2010 A small church near the Moscow Kremlin features an icon depicting Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. A similar image was at the center of a major scandal back in 2008. The icon displayed in the St. Nicholas church shows the notorious tyrant talking to the St. Matrona Nikonova, reports Moskovsky Komsomolets newspaper. She is a […]

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5 Years Of The Weekly “Sunday Light” Publication

October 22, 2010 News

Romanian Church Five years ago, close to the feast of Saint Pious Parascheva, the Romanians would have a new publication in their houses, stemmed from “Lumina” newspaper: “The Sunday Light”. It is a weekly publication that wanted to crown the six editions of the daily newspaper of information, opinions, reportage, documentaries, themes of reflections that […]

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Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church ended his canonical visit to the Metropolitan See of Moldova and Bucovina

October 22, 2010 Featured News

The canonical visit of the Primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church to the Metropolitan See of Moldova and Bucovina ended on 17th October. His Beatitude was accompanied to the airport of Iaşi by a part of the servant hierarchs, by the representatives of the local authorities, and by the Rev. counsellors of the Eparchial Centre […]

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Religious services should be conducted in all Turkey’s Churches

October 22, 2010 News

22/10/2010 In the course of his official visit to Turkey President of Germany Christian Wulff attended religious service in St. Paul church of Tarsus (Cilicia). German President and his spouse, Vicar of the Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople Archbishop Aram Ateshyan, bishop of the Syriac Orthodox Church in the province of Adiyaman Melki Urek, as well […]

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700-year-old icon visits B.C. church

October 22, 2010 News

The Enquirer 21/10/2010 Wednesday evening members of St. Elias Eastern Orthodox Church on B Drive South welcomed the 700-year-old icon of the Mother of God during a Paraclesis service. Currently circulating from its home base with the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad in New York City at Cathedral of Our Lady […]

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Children of Armenian migrants in Istanbul have no place to Study

October 22, 2010 News

21/10/2010 PanARMENIAN.Net – The basement of and Armenian church in Istanbul, which was once a home to Hrant Dink, is currently hosting a school for 70 children of Armenian migrants. As the schoolteacher Heriqnaz Ayvazyan told Hurriyet, “Turkish Prime Minister, Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Education assured Archbishop Aram Ateshian to of their intention […]

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Holy Echmiadzin marks the jubilee of Khrimian Hayrik

October 22, 2010 News

21/10/2010 PanARMENIAN.Net – The Holy Echmiadzin is hosting a range of events timed to the 190th jubilee of the 125th Catholicos of All Armenians Khrimian Hayrik. On October 21, a scientific conference was held; on October 24, Echmiadzin liturgy will be followed by public memorial service at the tomb of the Catholicos, Holy Echmiadzin press […]

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Russian Orthodox Church probes reports of child abuse in Convent

October 22, 2010 News

21/10/2010 The Russian Orthodox Church has sent a representative to the central Vladimir Region to investigate reports of child abuse, a church official said Thursday. Media reports earlier said the convent’s nuns victimized teenagers from a local orphanage, beating them with belts, forcing them to make numerous bows, eat salt, as well as depriving them […]

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