Another Terrorist Attack Thwarted at Shoubra St Mary’s Church

Bishop Anba Suriel - 13/4/17 Cairo: "There was a bomb planted in St Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church in the Cairo suburb of Shoubra. The bomb was discovered and detonated safely by security. It was planted after the morning service at 3 pm, whilst the main guards and security took a break. The relief team obviously were ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Met the M. Heratsi Medical Students and Soldiers

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 13/4/17 On April 10, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received students from the Yerevan M. Heratsi Medical University, and Heratsi High School, as well as soldiers who have been wounded during military operations. They were accompanied by ...

UKRAINIAN NATIONALISTS SEEK TO FORCIBLY RENAME UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

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Pravoslavie.ru - 13/4/17 Leader of the nationalist “Freedom” association Oleg Tyagnibok intends to have the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) renamed to the “Russian Orthodox Church in Ukraine,” thereby expanding the influence of the self-proclaimed “Kiev Patriarchate” (“KP”), reports RIA-Novosti. The UOC-MP is a self-governing Church of the Moscow Patriarchate, recognized by and in communion with ...

UEFA President Visits Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 13/4/17 On April 12, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received Mr. Aleksander Čeferin, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) President. He was accompanied by Mr. Ruben Hayrapetyan, President of the Football Federation of Armenia. During the meeting, ...

Hasho Service at Mor Jacob Baradeus Church – Jaramana

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 13/4/17 On the occasion of the Passion (Hasho) Week, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the prayer service of Tuesday Evening at Mor Jacob Baradeus Church in Jaramana. The prayer was also attended by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar at the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, the monks ...

Kosovo Candidly Threatens Christian Serbs With Ethnic Purge

Sputniknews - 13/4/17 Politicians in Kosovo have been making anti-Serbian statements, indicating that they have gotten used to "a culture of impunity," which their patrons have fostered in order to implement their geopolitical objectives, Serbian political analyst Aleksandar Pavic told Sputnik. In an interview with Sputnik Serbia, Aleksandar Pavic, a Serbian political analyst, described the remarks Kosovo ...

Churches in Southern Egypt to Curtail Easter Celebrations After Deadly Bombings

Sputniknews - 13/4/17 Several Egyptian churches in the southern city of Minya said on Tuesday that they will cut back on Easter festivities in solidarity with the families of 45 Coptic Christians killed in the attacks in Egypt's northern cities of Tanta and Alexandria earlier this week. The Minya Coptic Orthodox Diocese said in a statement that, ...

Norwegian Church Receives State Funding to Teach Healing, Prophesying

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Sputniknews - 13/4/17 A Norwegian Lutheran Church has received state support for new courses in supernatural disciplines, such as healing and clairvoyance. Needless to say, this paranormal offer has raised eyebrows among more skeptical Norwegians. The Lutheran IMI Church, which is located in the city of Stavanger and already runs a "bible school" named Acta, was recently given the ...

The Palm Sunday massacre targeted Pope Tawadros II – why the media silence?

Archbishopcranmer - 12/4/17 If a suicide bomber had detonated himself in a pew at St Peter’s Basilica while the Pope of Rome was presiding over the liturgy, the world’s media would be talking about an assassination attempt on the life of Francis, which it surely would have been. When a bomb or a bullet gets within ...