Sunday, October 1, 2017

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Visits St. Michael & St. Gabriel Monastery and the Merry Cemetry in Romania

October 1, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 1/10/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited the Archangels Michael and Gabriel Monastery in Şurdeşti, where he was received by Rev. Fr. Gregory. His Holiness first raised prayer in the wooden church of the monastery, which is considered the oldest and highest wooden church in Romania. He then made […]

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St. Petersburg Named Europe’s Best Tourist Destination

October 1, 2017 News
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Sputniknews – 1/10/17 The 2017 World Travel Awards has named Russia’s St. Petersburg the best tourist destination in Europe for the second time since 2015. This year marked the 24th anniversary of the prestigious World Travel Awards, established in 1993 and considered to be one of the most reputable in international tourism, with The Wall Street Journal describing it as “The […]

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Russian Orthodox Church Sends Letter to Tillerson Over Religious Freedom Report

October 1, 2017 Featured
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Sputniknews – 1/10/17 The Russian Orthodox Church sent a letter to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with its arguments against the recent report on alleged discrimination of religious minorities in Russia. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Moscow Patriarchate has sent a letter to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with the regard to the recently published report of the State Department suggesting that religious minorities […]

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