Russian Old Believers Teach Chinese Troops How to Survive in Siberian Woods

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Sputniknews - 11/6/17 Chinese military officers took a training course provided by the Russian Special Forces together with a Siberian community of Old Believers, who helped navigate them treacherous Siberian terrain and taught them important survival skills. Chinese troops were transferred on helicopters to the Ergaki training camp in the foothills of the Western Sayan Mountains and ...

Scottish Episcopal Church Votes to Allow Gay Marriage

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Sputniknews - June 2017 Scottish Episcopal Church has moved closer to acknowledge that marriage could be contracted between same sex couples as well as couples of the opposite sex. MOSCOW, June 9 (Sputnik) — The Scottish Episcopal Church on Thursday voted to allow same sex marriages, it said in a press release. "The General Synod of the Scottish ...

MIRACULOUS HELP OF THE SAINTS IN OUR DAYS: THROUGH THE INTERCESSION OF STS. PAISIOS AND PORPHYRIOS A BOY CAME BACK TO LIFE

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Pravoslavie.ru - June 2017 Greek media has reported two miracles of Venerable Paisios the Athonite and Venerable Porphyrios of Kafsokalivia, reports AgionOros. On April 22, Demetrius Nikolopoulos, 16, fell off the roof of an indoor swimming pool in the Greek city of Xanthi and was in coma for eight days. Doctors of the central hospital of the city ...

Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church to Consecrate 16 Bishops

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Kassa Nigus - OCP News Service - 10/6/17 Addis Ababa: During the annual council of the Holy Synod which was held on May 18th, 2017, the members selected 16 new bishops to be appointed over vacant dioceses. Consecration ceremony of a bishop is the process by which a candidate for the episcopate receives the grace of priesthood ...