THE PRIME MINISTER OF ROMANIA VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - May 2017 On Thursday afternoon, 21st April/4th May 2017, the Prime Minister of Romania Mr. Sorin Grindeanu visited the Church of the Resurrection, escorted by the Minister of Defence, the Minister of Finance, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of Romania, under the former Ambassador of Romania in Israel ...

RIGHT HAND OF GRAND DUCHESS ELIZABETH THE NEW MARTYR ARRIVES IN ST. PETERSBURG FROM NYC

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Pravoslavie.ru - May 2017 A reliquary with the right hand of the holy New Martyr Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna arrived in St. Petersburg today. The reliquary, which also contains relics of the holy New Martyr Nun Barbara, was brought from the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR) Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York ...

Greatmartyr – Victory-bearer and Wonderworker George

Church of Serbia - May 2017 The Holy Great Martyr George the Victory-Bearer, was a native of Cappadocia (a district in Asia Minor), and he grew up in a deeply believing Christian family. His father was martyred for Christ when George was still a child. His mother, owning lands in Palestine, moved there with her son and ...

THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY VISITS THE CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - May 2017 On Wednesday morning, 20th April/3rd May 2017, the Most Reverend Archbishop of Canterbury of the Anglican Church Mr. Justin Welby visited the Horrendous Golgotha and the Holy Sepulchre at the Church of the Resurrection, escorted by a team of his associates and entourage, among whom was the Archbishop of ...

Fundraising Banquet in Support of St. Vladimir’s Seminary

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Church of Serbia - May 2017 With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Irinej, on April 30th, 2017, the St. George North Canton community hosted a series of events in support of St. Vladimir’s Seminary, beginning first with an alumni gathering in their Event Center lounge sponsored by St. George Slava kumovi Ken and Jeanine Kozak. Surrounded ...

TRIAL OF PRIEST ACCUSED OF ATTEMPTED MURDER BEGINS IN TBILISI

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Pravoslavie.ru - May 2017 The trial of Archpriest George Mamaladze, accused of attempted murder against Shorena Tetruashvili, the assistant of His Holiness Patriarch-Catholicos Ilia II of Georgia, has begun today in Tbilisi, reports Interfax-Religion. Fr. George was arrested on February 10 at the Tbilisi airport with cyanide found in his luggage, intending to fly to Berlin where ...

Feast of St. Georges – St. Georges Shrine – Old Damascus

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 7/5/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the Feast of St. Georges at St. Georges Shrine in the old city of Damascus. His Holiness was assisted by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar of the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus. In his sermon, His ...

Bully pulpit: Trump signs order allowing political speech in church, lawsuit threatened

President Donald Trump shakes hands with a nun of the Little Sisters of The Poor during a National Day of Prayer event at the Rose Garden of the White House / APTN

RT.Com - May 2017 President Donald Trump signed an executive order on the National Day of Prayer, seeking to circumvent a decades-old law prohibiting political speech in places of worship and build on contraception coverage exemptions. Civil rights groups promised to sue. The executive order will “prevent the Johnson Amendment from interfering with your First Amendment rights” ...

SERBS IN MONTENEGRO LOOK TO ERECT MONUMENT TO TSAR NICHOLAS II

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Pravoslavie.ru - May 2017 The Serb National Council (SNC) which unites Serbs from throughout Montenegro has filed a petition to erect a monument to the last Russian emperor in the old royal capital city of Cetinje. The monument would serve as a symbol of gratitude for the Russian Tsars’ many centuries of assistance to Slavic people, ...