Assyrian Leader Voices Concern At EU-parliament Conference on Future of Nineveh Plain

Attiya Gamri (inset), the President of the Assyrian Confederation of Europe. ( AINA)

AINA - 8/6/17 Brussels (AINA) -- The President of the Assyrian Confederation of Europe (ACE), Attiya Gamri, voiced strong concerns on the treatment of Assyrians and Yazidis by Kurdish military and political groups in northern Iraq during a conference in the European parliament on June 6. The Conference, falling on the third anniversary of the fall of Mosul, ...

WITHERED LILIES BLOOM NEAR A WONDERWORKING ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD

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Pravoslavie.ru - 8/6/17 By the feast of Pentecost withered lilies began to blossom at an Orthodox church in the Ukraine’s Transcarpathia region, reports the Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper in Ukraine. This miracle has been observed already for the sixth year. It first occurred six years ago at a church of the Krasnogorsky (“of red hill”) Monastery near Mukacheve ...

JERUSALEM PATRIARCH CALLS ALL TO UNITY, CONDEMNS SCHISM IN UKRAINE

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Pravoslavie.ru - 8/6/17 Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem spoke on Pentecost Sunday at the patronal feast of the main church of the Moscow Patriarch in the Holy Land, the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Jerusalem, reports the press service of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission (Moscow Patriarchate) in Jerusalem. Condemning the continual attempts by the schismatic and non-canonical “Kiev Patriarchate” ...

69TH ANNUAL COMMENCEMENT OF HOLY TRINITY SEMINARY

Eastern America Diocese - ROCOR - June 2017 Another school year at Holy Trinity Seminary in Jordanville, NY has been successfully completed, and on Sunday, May 28, the seminary celebrated its 69th Annual Commencement with a Thanksgiving Moleben, commencement exercises, and a reception. The seminary graduated six students, four receiving honors ranging from cum laude to ...

Church of Scientology accused of $4.8mn illegal profit in Russia’s St. Petersburg

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RT.com - 8/6/17 Two members of the Saint Petersburg branch of the Church of Scientology have been put in pretrial detention by the local court as the group faces accusations of illegal business activities and distribution of extremist materials in Russia. The Church of Scientology of Saint Petersburg was charged with earning an estimated 276 million rubles ...