Wednesday, January 3, 2018

365th Anniversary of the Leaning Cross Oath – The Historic Orthodox Christian Revolt against Roman Catholic & Western Imperial Domination

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3/1/18 – Indian Orthodox Malankara Church  Visit the website here: “ By the Father, Son and Holy Ghost that henceforth we would not adhere to the Franks, nor accept the faith of the Pope of Rome, nor any foreign rule.” – From the Event of Leaning Cross Oath of 1653. On January 3rd, 2018 Orthodox Christians […]

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Schmemann Lecture & D.Min. Commencement

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Father Alexander Schmemann

SVOTS – 3/1/18 The 35th Annual Father Alexander Schmemann lecture (30th January 2018) will focus on the centenary anniversary of the enthronement of St. Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow. Dr. Scott Kenworthy, seminary alumnus (M.A. ’96) and associate professor of Comparative Religion at Miami University, Ohio, will be our guest lecturer. The title of his address is: “St. Tikhon […]

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THE ANNUAL MEMORIAL SERVICE OF THE HAGIOTAPHITE FATHERS

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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 3/1/18 The established annual memorial service of the Hagiotaphite Fathers was held at the Catholicon of the All-holy Church of the Resurrection on Sunday December 18/31 2017, the Sunday before Christmas. The Divine Liturgy before the memorial service was officiated by the Most Reverend Archbishop Theophanes of Gerassa. The Memorial Service […]

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THE FEAST OF ST. MODESTOS PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM

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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 3/1/18 The commemoration of our Father among the Saints Modestos Patriarch of Jerusalem was observed by the Patriarchate on Monday December 19, 2017/ January 1, 2018. The Feast took place at the Holy Monastery dedicated to his honour, also known as Abu-Tor, at the hill which is separated from the Holy Zion […]

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Boko Haram Claims Responsibility for Christmas Attacks in Nigeria

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Sputniknews – 3/1/18 While Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari recently announced that the terrorist group has been defeated, a recent video made by one of the organization’s leaders suggests otherwise. Abubakar Shekau, one of Boko Haram’s leading figures, has published footage in which he claimed that the terrorist group carried out several attacks in Nigeria’s north-eastern regions during the Christmas season, according to the […]

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Gunmen Reportedly Kill Dozens in Southern Nigeria

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Sputniknews – 3/1/18 A group of gunmen has attacked worshippers attending a church in the southern Nigerian Rivers State, leaving 21 people dead, local media reported. The incident occurred on Monday near the town of Omoku where the gunmen opened fire indiscriminately at people returning from the church, the Premium Times media outlet reported citing Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency Dakuku Peterside. […]

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