Tuesday, August 1, 2017

HOLY SYNOD OF RUSSIAN CHURCH APPROVES NEW LITURGICAL TEXTS

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Pravoslavie.ru – August 2017 Meeting in St. Petersburg on Saturday under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) approved several new liturgical texts, reports patriarchia.ru. The Holy Synod heard the report of the chairman of the Publishing Council of the ROC Metropolitan Kliment of Kaluga […]

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Feast of Mor Yacoub Baradeus, Empress Theodora and Bar Hebraeus

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 1/8/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the Feast of St. Jacob Baradeus, the Empress Theodora and Bar Hebraeus, at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. In his sermon, His Holiness spoke about the virtues of these saints as well […]

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Half century of Hierarchal Ministry of Bishop Lavrentije marked

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Church of Serbia – August 2017 More Pics The festivity began with a Vigil and a solemn academy. Promotion of a monograph  “Lavrentije – the feast day of silent light”. The exhibition about life and works of the celebrant. The bells of the Cathedral church in Sabac on 29 July 2017 marked exactly at 17.30 arrival of […]

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RESTORATION OF GEORGIA’S DAVID GAREJA MONASTERY COMPLEX COMPLETED

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Pravoslavie.ru – 1/8/17 Restoration work on Georgia’s famous David Gareja monastic complex and tourism infrastructure, underway since September 2015, has come to an end, reports News-Georgia. As previously reported by Georgia Today, the restoration was carried out by the Municipal Development Fund sector of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure, with financial support from the World Bank […]

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Dutch Parliament Members Express Concern About Kurds Marginalizing Assyrians

August 1, 2017 News
MPs Raymond de Roon (L) and Han ten Broeke have spoken in the Dutch Parliament about Kurds marginalizing Assyrians in North Iraq. ( AINA)

AINA – July- August 2017 The Hague (AINA) — The Assyrian Federation of the Netherlands (AFN) has briefed members of of the Dutch Parliament regarding the situation in Assyrian town of Alqosh, North Iraq. The Kurdish Regional Government illegally replaced the Assyrian mayor of Alqosh with a Kurdish member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (AINA 2017-07-21). […]

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Assyrians in North Iraq Reject Second Mayor Appointed By Kurds

August 1, 2017 News
Lara Yousif, an Assyrian and a member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, waving a Kurdish flag. She was appointed the mayor of Alqosh, an Assyrian town in north Iraq, despite the protestations of the residents.

AINA – July – August 2017 Alqosh, North Iraq (AINA) — The residents of Alqosh, an Assyrian town in north Iraq, have again rejected the new mayor appointed by the Nineveh Province Council, an entity controlled by the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) and the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP). The new mayor, Alqosh resident Lara Yousif, […]

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