Thursday, August 11, 2011

Orthodoxy and Islam: Crisis and Opportunity Conference

August 11, 2011 Featured News

11/8/2011 “Orthodoxy and Islam: Crisis and Opportunity” is a conference Saint Stephen’s is hosting Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 19th – 21st. This unique conference is designed to provide Orthodox Christians with new resources, perspectives and understanding on the complex topic of Islam, both to educate as well as to equip the faithful to engage […]

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XVI International Conference on Patristic Studies held in Oxford

August 11, 2011 News

10.08.2011 The XVI International Conference on Patristic Studies is being held from August 8 to 12, 2011, in the University of Oxford, Great Britain, the Bogoslov.ru portal has reported. The first Conference on Patristic Studies was held in Oxford in 1951. It was organized by Frank Leslie Cross (1900-1968), a senior Professor of Divinity in […]

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Dannebohm Appointed to Decani Monastery Relief Fund Board of Directors

August 11, 2011 News

Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) 11/8/2011 The Very Reverend Archimandrite Nektarios Serfes announced today that J. Basil Dannebohm, a student of Orthodox Christian Theology and business professional residing in Denver, Colorado has been appointed as Executive Assistant to the President of the Board of Directors for the Decani Monastery Relief Fund. Based in Boise, Idaho, the Decani […]

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A Church few steps from Home

August 11, 2011 News

Moscow Time 4/8/2011 Moscow has started building Orthodox churches of a new, easy-to-build, model. In total, 200 such churches are planed in Moscow. The first one will appear near the ill-famous Dubrovka Theater Center, which suffered a terrorist attack in October 2002. 130 people were killed then. Besides the church, which will have 9 cupolas, […]

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Prelacy’s summer youth program marks 25th Anniversary

August 11, 2011 News

Eastern Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church By Tamar Haratunian, Esq 10/8/2011 NEW YORK – The St. Gregory of Datev Institute, a program presented by the Eastern Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church to provide Christian education to youth ages 13-18, celebrated its 25th anniversary this summer. The July 9 banquet took place at the […]

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Religious violence, abuse growing – Study

August 11, 2011 Featured News

AAP 10/8/2011 RELIGIOUS-linked violence and abuse rose around the world between 2006 and 2009, with Christians and Muslims the most common targets, according to a private US study released yesterday. “Over the three-year period studied, incidents of either government or social harassment were reported against Christians in 130 countries (66 per cent) and against Muslims […]

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Christian Deaths Climb in Eritrean Prisons

August 11, 2011 Featured News

By Joseph DeCaro, Worthy News Correspondent 10/8/2011 ASMARA, ERITREA (Worthy News)– Three Christians imprisoned for the testimony of Christ have died during the past months in Eritrea, including a 42-year-old man in solitary confinement Friday, according to a Christian support organization. Sources told Open Doors that Mehari Gebreneguse Asgedom died at the Mitire Military Confinement […]

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Saudi Arabia to deport Eritrean Christian

August 11, 2011 News

By Joseph DeCaro, Worthy News Correspondent FILE NEWS- JULY 2011 RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (Worthy News)– Facing a possible death sentence, Eyob Mussie, a Christian refugee living in Saudi Arabia, was instead informed that he will be returned to Eritrea, a nation where returnees often face imprisonment, torture and even death. Mussie was arrested in Saudi […]

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Arrests in Eritrea Continue

August 11, 2011 News

By Joseph DeCaro, Worthy News Correspondent 1/8/2011 ASMARA, ERITREA (Worthy News)– Authorities recently arrested 90 believers in Eritrea as part of a campaign against Christians that began back in December. Although six were eventually released, the whereabouts of the other 84 is unknown. In June, police arrested 26 college students from the Mai-Mefhi College of […]

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Тhe Holiday of Transfiguration in Trebinje, Hercegovacka Gracanica

August 11, 2011 News

Dear Respected friends, Herewith we invite you to a gathering of the most respectable Serbs from Herzegovina and all around the world, which will take place on August 19, 2011 (the holiday of Transfiguration) in Trebinje, Hercegovacka Gracanica. Celebration of the holiday of Transfiguration, which is also Slava of Trebinje, will begin with the Holy […]

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Prayerful remembrance on victims of the genocide in the Independant State of Croatia (NDH)

August 11, 2011 Featured News

10/8/2011 The Serbian Orthodox Church universally, liturgically and prayerfully marks the 70th anniversary of the genocide in the Independant State of Croatia. With a joyful sorrow and a pride we remember our new martyrs – bishops, priests, monks and the faithful people – suffered by the Ustasha’s hand in the most bestial pogrom during the […]

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Updates From Ukrainian Orthodox Church

August 11, 2011 Featured News

11/8/2011 ANNOUNCEMENT. Honorable relics of the Holy Hierarch Theophanes (Vyshensky) the Recluse to visit Kyiv On August 6, with the blessing of His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr of Kyiv the honorable relics of St. Theophanes (Vyshensky) the Recluse. On the territory of the Near Caves of Lavra the shrine of Vishensky was solemnly welcomed by the […]

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