Tuesday, September 19, 2017

ANCIENT GEORGIAN MONASTERY TO BE RESTORED IN TURKEY

September 19, 2017 News
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Orthochristian.com – 19/9/17 A tenth century Georgian Orthodox monastery of historic importance found in the northeastern Turkish village of Altiparmak is set to be restored by a group of both Georgian and Turkish experts. The team from the National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation of Georgia and the State Academy of Arts began its work on […]

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“I Don’t Want the Russian Church Abroad to Lose Its Identity” – Protopriest Peter Perekrestov

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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – September 2017 You were born and reared in the Russian diaspora. Tell us about the people who influenced you in your younger years and nurtured in you a love for the Church and your historic homeland. – I […]

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Gevorkian Theological Seminary Begins Offering Postgraduate Education in Theology

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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – September 2017 The Gevorkian Theological Seminary of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin received postgraduate graduation accreditation, according to decision № 987 A/2 issued on October 6, 2016 by the Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia. As a result of long-term hard work, a new […]

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Passion for Mission: LOI 2017 consultation

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LOI-Mission – September 2017 At least seventy church leaders, mission workers and seminary teachers, including a number of younger leaders, gathered at Selwyn College, Cambridge, last week for four days of prayer, study and conversation around the topic of ‘Theological Formation for Mission’. Coming from places as diverse as Alaska, South Africa, and South Korea, they […]

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Message of His Holiness Karekin II at the 6th Armenia-Diaspora Conference

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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – September 2017 MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II,  SUPREME PATRIARCH AND CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMENIANS  ADDRESSED TO THE SIXTH ARMENIA-DIASPORA PANARMENIAN CONFERENCE 18-20 September, 2017, Yerevan Your Excellency, Mr. President of the Republic of Armenia, Your Excellency, Mr. President of the Republic of Artsakh, Spiritual Brother, Catholicos of the […]

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Catholicos Aram I Highlights Problems of Emigration, Lack of Confidence; Urges National Unity

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ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org – September 2017 His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, stressed the importance of “confidence” as one of the three key phrases in the theme of the Sixth Armenia-Diaspora Pan-Armenian Conference, “Mutual Confidence, Unity, and Responsibility.” “Indeed, any type of cooperation in which confidence is lacking becomes false and harmful,” Aram […]

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Fall From Grace: Praying Before Meals Off the Menu for Finnish Kindergarteners

September 19, 2017 News
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Sputniknews – 19/9/17 After being a Lutheran nation for centuries, Finland seems to be taking strides towards secularism. According to recently-introduced early education guidelines, Christian prayers have been effectively banned from Finnish kindergartens. Instead, children will be taught about a variety of religions, as well as atheism and agnosticism. Until now, many Finnish daycare centers […]

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Meeting of SYGG-Syria with President Dr. Bashar Assad

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 19/9/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II meets His Excellency Dr. Bashar Assad, President of the Syrian Arab Republic, with the participants of the Suryoyo Youth General Gathering – Syria, at the Damascus Hall in Damascus. The accompanying delegation included their Eminences: Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nehmeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama […]

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Syriac Cultural Festival (SYGG-Syria)

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 19/9/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participates in the Syriac Cultural Festival held at the conclusion of the Suryoyo Youth General Gathering – Syria, at the Syriac Martyrs garden in Bab Touma – Damascus. The festival was organized by the patriarchal youth department. St. Aphrem Patriarchal Choir presented several cultural […]

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Holy Qurobo at the Conclusion of SYGG-Syria

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 19/9/17 At the end of the Suryoyo Youth General Gathering – Syria 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Peter and Paul Cathedral in Mor Aphrem Monastery, Maarat Saydnaya. Their Eminences: Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nehmeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama, and Environs, and Mor Maurice […]

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