Monday, February 6, 2017

A Painted Copy of the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign” is Consecrated for Moscow’a Znamensky Church in Novospassky Monastery

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Official website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 6/2/17 On Thursday, February 2, 2017, Protopriest Andrei Sommer, Senior Priest of the Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady “of the Sign” in New York and Vice President of the Synodal Youth Department, consecrated a painted copy of the Kursk […]

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Duterte govt slams Catholic bishops for speaking out against ‘terror’ orders to kill suspects

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RT.com – 6/2/17 The Philippines government’s war on drugs is “far from” the terror campaign depicted by members of the country’s Catholic church, according to a spokesperson for President Rodrigo Duterte. Despite 2,500 killings being linked to police and Duterte’s candid statements that authorities are encouraged to kill suspected criminals, government spokesperson Ernesto Abella said a […]

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Posters Attacking Pope Francis Appear Overnight in Rome

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Sputniknews – 6/2/17 Posters plastered across Rome Friday night asked Pope Francis “Where’s your mercy?” The posters, written in what Deutsche Welle describes as a working-class dialect unique to Rome, accuse the pope of antagonizing Catholic conservatives and the “beheading of the Knights of Malta.” “Ah Francis, you’ve taken over congregations, removed priests, decapitated the Order […]

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Call to prayer, dialogue and social co-responsibility

February 6, 2017 News
Call to prayer, dialogue and social co-responsibility

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 6/2/17 These days, Romanian society is going through turmoil because of a conflict between major institutions of the State and, as such, because of a polarisation of the population. Although neutral politically, the Church is not socially indifferent; she understands the directions and major desires of the people: social justice, […]

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Patriarch Daniel: The Feast of the Meeting of the Lord is a light of Christian life

February 6, 2017 News
Patriarch Daniel on the Feast of the Meeting of the Lord

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 6/2/17 The feast of the Meeting of the Lord does not refer only to the encounter of Righteous Simeon with Jesus the Saviour of the world, but it represents for us a light of Christian life, the Patriarch of Romania said Feb. 2. In his homily delivered Thursday at […]

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RUSSIA, THE ROMANOVS AND THE RED CROSS: VIENNA EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTS CHARITY OF ST. ELIZABETH

February 6, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 6/2/17 A new exhibition dedicated to the history of the Russian branch of the Red Cross and the role of the royal family, especially that of the Grand Duchess St. Elizabeth the New Martyr, opened Wednesday, February 1 in the Viennese offices of the United Nations. The exhibition, “Charity in History: Contribution of Grand […]

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