“Be patient when someone’s upset” – Abba Dorotheos

The Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopedi The Orthodox Monastic Republic of Mount Athos - 26/2/18 "Let’s suppose that you can’t be merciful through your speech. What you can do, however, if somebody gets angry with you, is to have mercy on them and show them patience at the time when they’re upset, because you can ...

MAIN ASCENSION MOSAIC IN DOME OF ST. SAVA’S CATHEDRAL IN BELGRADE FESTIVELY UNVEILED

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Orthochristian.com - 26/2/18 The festive ceremony of the transferring of the Ascension mosaic for the inside of the main dome of St. Sava’s Cathedral in Belgrade was held yesterday. The icon was made by a collective of Russian artists under the direction of the People’s Artist of the Russian Federation N. A. Mukhin, reports the site of ...

Jerusalem’s Church of Holy Sepulchre Closes to Protest Taxes

Jerusalem's Church of Holy Sepulchre Closes to Protest Taxes © REUTERS/ Amir Cohen

Sputniknews - 26/2/18 Christian sects in Jerusalem administering the Jerusalem Temple of the Holy Sepulchre closed the shrine on Sunday in protest against the plans of the city authorities to levy a municipal tax on them, according to the brotherhood of the Holy Sepulchre. The Christian leaders call it a violation of the "status quo" by the mayor; municipal law ...

Orthodox Masterpieces Series Launched

(front, from left) Harrison Russin, Mat. Genevieve Glagolev, Fr. Sergei Glagolev, Robin Freeman, Fr. Chad Hatfield, with the St. Vladimir’s Seminary Chorale, after Great Vespers

SVOTS - 26/2/18 On Saturday, February 10, 2018, St. Vladimir’s Seminary Chorale commenced its “Orthodox Masterpieces” series, a musical endeavor that invites the public to hear beautifully composed hymns in their proper setting: communal worship. To inaugurate the series, the Chorale sang Great Vespers in Three Hierarchs Chapel, featuring select compositions by Alumnus Archpriest Sergei Glagolev. Robin ...

Jerusalem Municipality Demands Christian Churches to Pay Off Tax Debts

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Sputniknews - 26/2/18 JERUSALEM (Sputnik) - The Jerusalem Municipality intends to recover 650 million shekels (almost $187 million) from Christian denominations as taxes for their real estate located in the city, Mayor Nir Barkat has said. “The debts for commercial space owned by churches exceed 650 million shekels. We will no longer demand that the citizens of Jerusalem bear this burden ...