MIRACULOUS ICON OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST STOLEN FROM LYADOVA MONASTERY

Pravoslavie.ru - 9/2/17 An ancient miraculous icon of St. John the Baptist was stolen from the cliff monastery of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist in Lyadova, Ukraine, 225 miles southwest of Kiev. The Union of Orthodox Journalists reports that on the night of February 6 to 7 intruders broke down the door to the Church of ...

ARCHBISHOP OF CRETE DOING WELL AFTER HOSPITALIZATION

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Pravoslavie.ru - 9/2/17 The Self-governing Orthodox Church of Crete -(Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople) Archbishop Irineos of Crete was transferred to the hospital yesterday after a fainting spell. Thankfully, as Romfea reports, the archbishop is feeling well and in good health. His Eminence felt unwell during a funeral and was taken to the hospital. This is the second such incident ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Meets a Delegation from Multaqa Al-Adyan (the Encounter of Religions)

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 9/2/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Grace Al-Sayyed Ali Fadlallah, Head of the Encounter of the Religions (Multaqa Al-Adyan) accompanied by a delegation from the Encounter, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh. His Holiness stressed the importance of young people from all religions to have common activities together as ...

Holy Qurobo on the Occasion of the Fast of Nineveh

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 9/2/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Holy Qurobo celebrated by His Eminence Mor Chrysostomos Mikhael Shemoun, Patriarchal Vicar of the Patriarchal Benevolent Institutions in Atchaneh, on the occasion of the end of the Fast of Nineveh at Mor Jacob Baradeus Monastery in Atchaneh, Bikfaya. The Holy Qurobo was ...