Church Raized from the ruins-Interview of His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana, Durrës and All Albania with Genc Mlloja, Albanian Daily News

The Albanian Orthodox Church - 29/1/17 Interview of His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana, Durrës and All Albania with Genc Mlloja, Albanian Daily News.  It was the beginning of 1991 when His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana. Durres and All Albania was appointed to be Patriarchal Exarch in Albania. In an exclusive interview with Albanian Daily News ...

“Family from the Standpoint of Christianity and Islam”: Interreligious Symposium held in Tirana

The Albanian Orthodox Church - January 2017 On January 18, 2017, at the premises of Beder University in Tirana, an Interreligious Symposium was held on the theme "Family from the standpoint of Christianity and Islam". It was organized with the cooperation of three faith-associated institutions: the Department of Islamic Studies at Beder University, the Resurrection of ...

FR. MIHAI NEGREA – PROTECTOR OF ORPHANS, DEPARTS TO THE LORD

Pravoslavie.ru - 29/1/17 +Memory Eternal+ “What a painful beginning to 2017! Mourning weighs heavily upon me and the whole village of Podu Coşnei… Unfortunately, Fr. Mihai Negrea, the abbot of Podu Coşnei Monastery in the village of Poiana Stampei, left us last night... It’s a great loss for our village… May God grant your soul to rest in ...

400-YEAR-OLD BULGARIAN GOSPEL BOOK DISCOVERED IN VILLAGE CHURCH

Pravoslavie.ru - 29/1/17 Fr. Penyu Tsvyatkov Penev passed away two years ago. In going through his belongings, a rare and beautiful artifact has been found, believed to have been kept secretly and passed down for generations in the St. Elijah the Prophet Church in the town of Voynezha, near the city of Veliko Tarnovo, north central ...

WEDGE BETWEEN RUSSIANS AND UKRAINIANS IS DEVIL’S WORK—PATRIARCH KIRILL

Pravoslavie.ru - 29/1/17 In a speech to the Russian State Duma on Thursday, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill spoke of the lamentable state of relations between Russians and Ukrainians, calling those technologies and tools aimed at separating them “the devil’s art.” Rather than drifting further apart in animosity, the primate called upon both groups to preserve their brotherhood, ...

UKRAINIAN AUTHORITIES BAN RUSSIAN FILMS FROM ORTHODOX FILM FESTIVAL

Pravoslavie.ru - 29/1/17 Just a few days before the January 26 opening of an international Orthodox film festival, Ukrainian authorities announced that the screening of all Russian films would be banned, reports Interfax-Religion. Initially the Ukrainian State Committee for Cinematography banned the entire “Film Festival on the Dnieper,” believing it had discerned in it signs of propaganda ...

Hundreds protest handover of St. Petersburg’s landmark cathedral to Russian Orthodox Church

RT.com - 29/1/17 Some 2,000 people took part in a rally against the handover of St. Isaac’s Cathedral to the Russian Orthodox Church. Protesters fear the Church will not maintain the public museum function of the iconic building which is a popular tourist attraction. “Nearly 2,000 people have taken part in protests at the Field of Mars. ...