Thursday, September 7, 2017

Appeal by Archbishop Peter of Chicago and Mid-America on help for the victims of destructive Hurricane Harvey

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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – September 2017 Beloved in Christ Brothers and Sisters! The Lord has visited us by testing our faith through the terrible, deadly storm that befell the states of Texas and Louisiana in our Diocese. Thanks be to the Lord […]

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“Vladyka Lavr Truly Loved the Church”

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ROCOR Studies – Archpriest Victor Boldewskul – September 2017 Father Victor Boldewskul was born in 1968 in Rochester, NY. From the age of 13, he started to visit Holy Trinity Monastery as “a summer boy.” In 1986 he enrolled in Holy Trinity Seminary and graduated in 1991 with Bachelor in Theology (Cum Laude). In 1993 […]

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CURRENT US-RUSSIA RELATIONS ARE A “PHANTASMAGORIA”—MET. HILARION

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Pravoslavie.ru – 7/9/17 What is happening today in Russian-American bilateral relations is a “phantasmagoria,” and Russia should not take an example from those politicians in America who threaten them, stated the chairman of the Department for External Church Relations (DECR) of the Moscow Patriarchate Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) of Volokolamsk, who recently returned from a trip to […]

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PATRIARCH ILIA BELIEVES PRIEST CONVICTED OF ATTEMPTED MURDER IS INNOCENT

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Pravoslavie.ru – 7/9/17 His Holiness Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of Georgia believes that Archpriest George Mamaladze, sentenced to 9 years in prison yesterday for premeditated attempted murder and illegal possession of firearms, could not have committed such a crime, reports interpressnews.ge. Fr. George was arrested on February 10 at the Tbilisi airport with cyanide found in his luggage, intending to […]

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Oh Lordy! New Study Indicates White Christians No Longer a Majority in the US

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Sputniknews – 7/9/17 A survey released Wednesday indicates that white Christians are no longer a majority population in the US, as the number of people eschewing organized religion and an influx of immigrants has shifted the country’s demographics in recent years. According to the Washington-based Public Religion Research Institute (PRRL), Christianity is still the predominant […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Arrives in Brussels for the first Apostolic Visit

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 7/9/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II arrives in Brussels and begins his apostolic visit to the Patriarchal Vicariate of Belgium, France and Luxemburg. Choir Concert of the Parishes of Brussels @ Mor Shemoun d’Zayte His Eminence Mor Maurice Amsih, Archbishop of Al-Jazeerah and Euphrates, and Very Rev. Raban Joseph […]

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