Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Rila Monastery Is Preparing for Easter

March 30, 2011 News

Vladimir Simeonov 30/3/2011 Thousands of Bulgarian and foreign tourists will visit Rila Monastery on Easter. By tradition are expected many pilgrims from Greece, who will attend the Easter service in the monastery church. Monks and personnel have started the preparations for the holiday and the monastery complex is shining clean. At last a new parking […]

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Sheikh-ul-Islam Haji Allahshukur Pashazadeh to visit Armenia

March 30, 2011 News

30/3/2011 Baku – APA. Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office Sheikh-ul-Islam Haji Allahshukur Pashazadeh will attend the CIS Inter-Confessions Council meeting in Armenia on November 28-30, 2011, said Echmiadzin’s press service. According to APA, spokesperson for the Armenian church Vagran Melikyan didn’t give details about the issues to be discussed at the meeting, but he […]

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Salafi protesters demand release of Priest’s Wife

March 30, 2011 Featured News

29/03/2011 Dozens of Salafis protested on Tuesday during a court session about a priest’s wife who they say embraced Islam and is now being held by the Coptic Church. Eyewitnesses said Salafis rallied before State Council, while a lawsuit demanding release of the priest’s wife, Kamilia Shehata, was reviewed by the Administrative Court. The lawsuit […]

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Alexandria Copts shun Brotherhood political party Invitation

March 30, 2011 News

Ragab Ramadan 30/03/2011 A number of Copts and Christian leaders in Alexandria have rejected a Muslim Brotherhood invitation to join the group’s proposed Freedom and Justice Party. They attributed their rejection to the principles and goals of the party, which they described as obscure. They said the planned party is based on religion, which is […]

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Armenian church celebrates 175 Years

March 30, 2011 Featured News

By Jennani Durai 27/3/2011 The Armenian community in Singapore celebrated the 175th anniversary of its church on Sunday, with more than 160 Armenians from 14 countries flying in to attend the festivities. The Church of St Gregory the Illuminator in Hill Street is Singapore’s oldest Christian church, and was gazetted as a national monument in […]

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Overcoming schism in Ukrainian Orthodoxy is affair of Ukrainians, the Jerusalem Patriarch Said

March 30, 2011 Featured News

Kiev, March 30, Interfax – Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem said Orthodox believers should settle the problem of schism in Ukraine without attracting arbiters from outside. “You yourself should find common language,” the Patriarch said in his interview with Ukrainian edition of the Kommersant daily. Commenting on the earlier attempts to attract Patriarch Bartholomew for […]

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His Beatitude Volodymyr participated in the International conference “World religions and civil society united against hatred and extremism”

March 30, 2011 News

Ukrainian Orthodox Church On March 28 in the grand-hall “Sophiyivskyy” of the Premier-Palace (Kyiv, Taras Shevchenko blvd 5-7/29) the International conference “World religions and civil society against extremism and hatred” was held. Taking part in the forum also was Metropolitan Volodymyr of Kyiv and All Ukraine. Also His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos was one of the […]

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A Blessed Visit

March 30, 2011 News

30/3/2011 Indian Orthodox Church – Diocese of U.k, Europe and Africa H.G.Dr.Mathews Mar Thimothios, the head of Europe and African diocese of the Indian Orthodox Church, made his maiden visit to Tanzania from the 25th to 28th of March,2011. Apart from Tanzania, His Grace is visiting South Africa and Botswana during a month long spiritual […]

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