A Delegation of the Russian Church Abroad Meets with President Putin

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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 27/5/17 On May 25, 2017, the feast of the Ascension of the Lord, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia performed the rite of the great consecration of the Church of the Resurrection of Christ and the ...

The Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Consecrates the Church of the Resurrection of Christ and the Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia in Moscow’s Sretensky Monastery

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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 27/5/17 On May 25, 2017, the feast of the Ascension of the Lord, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia performed the rite of the great consecration of the Church of the Resurrection of Christ and the ...

ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH TO PARTICIPATE IN CELEBRATIONS FOR 500TH ANNIVERSARY OF PROTESTANT REFORMATION

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Pravoslavie.ru - 27/5/17 During his visit to the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Constantinople in September 2016, Heinrich Bedford-Strom, Chairman of the Council of German Evangelical Churches, told His All-Holiness that “it would be a special honor” if the patriarch would attend the celebrations for the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation in Wittenberg and Tübingen this month. Having ...

Siberian diocese calls for boycott of ‘Satanic’ Holi Festival of Colors

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RT.com - 27/5/17 The Chelyabinsk Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church asked the prosecutor’s office to look into the “content side” of the All-Russia Festival of Colors for fear it could put “Russia’s national security” at risk and “disintegrate our people.” According to the missions office of the diocese, the All-Russia Festival of Colors is formerly known ...

BabySpanish Authorities Agree to Open Files on Thousands of Missing Babies

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Sputniknews - 27/5/17 The Spanish Health Ministry and the Catholic Church have finally handed over documents relating to thousands of babies which were stolen from hospitals in Spain over many decades. A British MEP led a fact-finding mission after being alerted about a case from 1992. But the secret network of nuns, doctors and midwives is believed to have ...

Feast of the Ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ to Heaven

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 27/5/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ to Heaven. The Holy Qurobo was celebrated by His Eminence Mor Chrysostomos Mikhael Shemoun, Patriarchal Vicar for the Patriarchal Benevolent Institutions in Atchaneh, at Mor ...

Death Toll in Egypt Minya Province Bus Attack Reaches 28 – Governor

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Sputniknews - 27/5/17 The death toll in a Friday's attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt's Minya province has reached 28, Minya Governor Essam Bedawi said CAIRO (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, Egypt's Health Ministry said that there were 23 victims, while Egyptian media reported that up to 30 bus passengers could have been killed in the attack ...