RASPUTIN MUSEUM PLANNED FOR ST. PETERSBURG

Royal Russia - Pravoslavie.ru - 2/1/17 December 30th marks the 100th anniversary of the murder of Grigory Rasputin, who remains one of the most controversial figures in early 20th century Russian history. The apartment of the well-known strannik on Ulitsa Gorokhovaya, continues to attract curiosity seekers to this day. Grigory Rasputin moved into the five-room apartment on the ...

FINAL DECISION OF CHURCH OF GEORGIA ON THE COUNCIL OF CRETE (SUMMARY)

Orthodox Ethos - Pravoslavie.ru - 2/1/17 The Holy Synod of the Church of Georgia has met and discussed the "Council of Crete." We are now in possession of a summary* of the Decision which the Holy Synod of the Church of Georgia issued at its recent meeting regarding the Cretan gathering. It was initially reported that the Holy Synod ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Visits the Old City of Aleppo

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 1/1/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited the liberated Old City of Aleppo. He was accompanied by their Eminences Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, Mor Timotheos Matthew, Patriarchal Secretary for Indian Affairs, and Very Rev. Raban Boutros Kassis, Patriarchal Delegate of the Archdiocese of ...

Holy Qurobo for New Year’s Eve – Hayy El Seryan – Aleppo

  Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 1/1/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of New Year’s Eve at St. George Church in Hayy El-Seryan in Aleppo. He was assisted by their Eminences Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, and Mor Timotheos Matthew, Patriarchal Secretary for ...