Friday, June 24, 2011

Serbian Orthodox Church: Pope’s two Controversial Statements

June 24, 2011 Featured News

Emg.rs, Beta 23/6/2011 The Serbian Orthodox Church stated on June 23 that, during his visit to Zagreb in May, Pope Benedict XVI also made two controversial statements, about southeastern Europe and about the former archbishop of Zagreb, Alojzije Stepinac. The Serbian Orthodox Church stated on June 23 that, during his visit to Zagreb in May, […]

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Patriarch Irinej meets with representatives of Islamic Community of Serbia and Jewish community of Serbia

June 24, 2011 Featured News

23/6/2011 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received today, on June 22, 2011 Mr. Isak Asiel, Rabi of Belgrade, and Mr. Muhamed Jusufspahic, Mufti of Serbia. The talk was about a theme of Interview was conducted on the acquired knowledge and experience after a three-week stay in the United States on the Program entitled “The role […]

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Bishop Vasilije visits President of the Republic of Srpska

June 24, 2011 News

23/6/2011 The President of the Republic of Srpska (RS) Milorad Dodik during today’s talk in Banjaluka with Bishop Vasilije of Zvornik Tuzla supported his work in the Diocese and the Inter-religious Council, as well as his contribution to development of the inter-religious relations in the Armed forces of the BiH.гама БиХ. Dodik informed the Bishop […]

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Participants of the contest “Days of Cyrillic Alphabet” in the Serbian Patriarchate

June 24, 2011 News

21/6/2011 His Grace Vicar Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno blessed on Saturday, June 18, 2011 in the Patriarchate chapel of St. Symeon the Myrrh-Gusher the most successful participants of the contest “Days of Cyrillic Alphabet” and their hosts, members of the culture and art society “Aca Obradovic” from Bavaniste and on that occasion pointed out the […]

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OCP Article Update

June 24, 2011 Featured News

24/6/2011 OCP Media Network Article Section updated with new additions: 1.Recapturing Babylon 2.Head to Holy Patmos 3.Anti-Christian Violence in Muslim World 4.Ratko Mladic, killing 3,500 Christians near Srebrenica & Islamic Jihad: Bosnia & Western Hypocrisy! 5.Shevchenko and the Peresopnytsia Gospels 6.Praying With Icons: A Short History of Icons – Excerpt 7.Island of Odysseus CLICK HERE […]

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Archbishop Of Canterbury Angers Palestinian Christians – OpEd

June 24, 2011 Featured News

By Stuart Littlewood 23/6/2011 Kairos Palestine, the voice of Palestinian Christians, has given the Archbishop of Canterbury a strong ticking-off for remarks he made during a BBC interview. Rifat Kassis, co-ordinator of Kairos Palestine, said he was “deeply troubled” by the Archbishop’s “inaccurate and erroneous remarks” about the situation of Christians in the Middle East. […]

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Latvian churches in row over social science sexuality Teaching

June 24, 2011 News

By ENInews 22/6/2011 Christian churches in Latvia have criticised a new social science school textbook that describes gay and lesbian life as a “normal aspect of sexuality” – reports Jonathan Luxmoore. “The church isn’t alone in its traditional view of the family in Latvia,” said Ivars Kubcis, spokesman for the country’s Evangelical Lutheran church. “Our […]

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Christian and Islamic Denominations Take Part in Divine Liturgy for Syria’s Safety

June 24, 2011 Featured News

Fadi Allafi /Mazen Eyon 23/6/2011 DAMASCUS, (SANA) – Islamic and Christian denominations on Thursday took part in divine liturgy at the Holy Cross Church after a day of fasting announced by Christian bishops in Damascus as to pray for Syria’s protection from all conspiracies. Assistant Patriarch for Roman Orthodox Luke al-Khouri said “All heavenly religions […]

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Demetrios Dukas, Greek Orthodox church artist, dies at 83

June 24, 2011 News
(FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER) - Demetrios Dukas works on the dome at St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church in the District.

By Lauren Wiseman 24/6/2011 Demetrios Dukas, 83, an artist who created Byzantine-style mosaics and paintings in churches including St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Washington, died June 15 at his home in Bowie of complications from pneumonia. Until St. Sophia’s completion in 1984, Mr. Dukas spent 20 years painting icons throughout the cathedral. His mosaics […]

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Pyramid and cinema in proposed district; Church says, Nyet

June 24, 2011 News
The Anthology Film Archives, at 32 Second Ave., was originally the Magistrates Court building.

By Albert Amateau 23/6/2011 The Landmarks Preservation Commission is considering an East Village Historic District centered on Second Ave. that includes the renowned Pyramid Club on Avenue A near E. Sixth St. and the Russian Orthodox Cathedral on E. Second St. The proposed district covers parts of 15 blocks and more than 300 properties. The […]

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Request that SPC is registered in Montenegro – new provocation

June 24, 2011 News

Ivana Mastilović Jasnic 24. 06. 2011 Incidents by authorities in Montenegro concerning Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) are going on. The stories over church property and expel of priests and monks are still fresh, however, Montenegrin Home Ministry has made the situation even more difficult by announcing that the Serbian Orthodox Church does not legally exist […]

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