St. Tikhon’s Monastery announces 113th Memorial Day Pilgrimage schedule

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SOUTH CANAAN, PA [STM Communications] - April 2017 The community of Saint Tikhon’s Monastery and Seminary extends a cordial invitation to all faithful to attend the 113th Annual Pilgrimage Memorial Day weekend, May 26-29, 2017. “We are very glad to be able to offer the blessing of the monastery and her founder, Saint Tikhon of Moscow, to all ...

Assembly of Bishops releases study on evangelization, outreach in US parishes

NEW YORK, NY [Assembly of Bishops] - April 2017 The first-ever national study on evangelization and outreach in Orthodox Christian parishes in the US was released by the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA during the last week of April 2017. The Executive Summary and Full Report are available in PDF format. Titled “Go and Make ...

Orthodox Bishop of Zahumlje-Hercegovina new Chairman of Interreligious Council in Sarajevo

Church of Serbia - 27/4/17 His Grace Grigorije, Bishop of Zahumlje-Herzegovina and Coastlands, was elected as new chairman of the Interreligious Council in Bosnia and Herzegovina on April 21, 2017 in Sarajevo. Bishop Grigorije, who is also administrator of the Metropolitanate of Dabar-Bosnia, said that at the meeting of the Interreligious Council, that during the past 20 ...

SIXTH-CENTURY BASILICA DISCOVERED ON TERRITORY OF CRIMEAN CHILDREN’S CAMP

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Pravoslavie.ru - 27/4/17 A unique historical monument has been discovered during excavations on the territory of the Crimean children’s camp “Artek.” The newly-unearthed foundation of a Byzantine basilica has been dated to the sixth century, and has been deemed one of the most valuable Christian artifacts discovered in Crimea in recent memory, according to Artek Director ...

FOR CENTENARY OF REVOLUTION CHURCH CALLS TO IMMORTALIZE THOSE WHO SUFFERED FOR FAITH IN SOVIET YEARS

Pravoslavie.ru - 27/4/17 Especially in this year of the centenary of the tragic Russian revolution, it is necessary to venerate the memory of and erect monuments to the New Martyrs persecuted for the Faith in the atheist Soviet years, and name streets in their honor, believes the head of Synodal Department for External Church Relations Metropolitan ...

PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW EMPHASIZES ECUMENICAL AGENDA AT RECENT WCC ADDRESS

Pravoslavie.ru - 27/4/17 In Geneva to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Orthodox Center of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Chambésy and the 25th anniversary of his enthronement to the Ecumenical throne, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew delivered an address to the World Council of Churches (WCC) at Geneva’s Ecumenical Center yesterday. The patriarch focused on Constantinople’s ...