Ninth Wounded Soldier in Artsakh Receives a Home from the Tufenkian Foundation

Tufenkian Foundation - 13/3/18 Facebook.com/TufenkianFoundation March 13, Stepanakert - Ararat Avanesyan, a soldier wounded in the Artsakh Liberation War in the early 90s, celebrated housewarming today in the Patara village of Askeran region, Artsakh. The house was purchased and renovated by the Tufenkian Foundation, with shared funding from Ralph Yirikian, General Manager of VivaCell-MTS and the New York ...

Homily on the Third Sunday of Great Lent – On Carrying Your Cross

Church of Serbia - 13/3/18 Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me(Mk. 8:34), said the Lord to his disciples, calling them unto Him, as we heard today in the Gospels. Dear brothers and sisters! We too are disciples of our Lord Jesus Christ, because we are Christians. ...

Beheaded Copts’ remains to be returned to families after three-year wait

The remains of the 21 men, beheaded by IS, are expected to be returned home in the next two weeks. (World Watch Monitor)

Worldwatchmonitor - 13/3/18 The bodies of the 20 Egyptian Copts and one Ghanaian Christian, beheaded by the Islamic State group on the Libyan coast in February 2015, are due to be returned to their families within the next two weeks, a local source told World Watch Monitor. The families of the victims have designated Fr. Maqar Issa, a priest at ...

Photos from the life and service of Metropolitan Laurus of blessed memory towards the tenth anniversary of his repose

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 13/3/18 A clergyman of the Russian Church Abroad posts photos of the life and service of Metropolitan Laurus of blessed memory towards the tenth anniversary of his repose Protodeacon Eugene Kallaur, long-time colleague of the Chancery of the Synod of ...

VISITATION SCHEDULE OF THE ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD “SOFTENER OF EVIL HEARTS” IN THE EASTERN AMERICAN DIOCESE

Eastern America Diocese- ROCOR - 13/3/18 On Friday, March 9, the myrrh-streaming Icon of the Mother of God "Softener of Evil Hearts" arrived in New York City from Moscow. The icon and its guardian were greeted by the secretary of the Eastern American Diocese, Archpriest Serge Lukianov. With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, the Icon ...

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Visits Catholicose-Patriarch Karekin II of Armenia

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 13/3/18 From March 6 to 10, 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II made a private visit to His brother in Christ His Holiness Catholicose Karekin II, Catholicose-Patriarch of All Armenians, in Etchmiadzin – Armenia. His Holiness was accompanied by their Eminences: Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar of the Patriarchal Archdiocese of ...