John McKinney, The Trailmaster, Calls On Us To Take a Spiritual Approach to the Care of Nature in his New Video: “Letter from John to the Hikers”

The Trail Master - 18/4/18 On Earth Day April 22 and every day, “Begin the restoration of nature by restoring yourself,” urges author John McKinney, aka The Trailmaster, in his new video Letter from John to the Hikers. “Give up blame. Set aside anger. Give thanks for God’s many blessings, for friends and family, and for the natural world around ...

Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary Launch New Master of Divinity Program

HTS - 18/4/18 “This is the day the Lord has made; let us greatly rejoice and be glad therein.” (Psalms 117:24, LXX) On this glorious day, I am delighted to announce that Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary in Jordanville, New York, will, by the grace of God the Holy Trinity and the approval of the New York State Board ...

‘Jesus Was a Refugee’: Church of Norway Calls for Open Borders

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Sputniknews - 18/4/18 The Church of Norway, which is experiencing an unprecedented decline in membership figures, has called for open borders in a world with a record high number of refugees. At this year's Norwegian church meeting, a unanimous resolution has been adopted calling for hospitality toward people fleeing from Syria and other war-torn countries, amid what is described as mounting xenophobia in Europe. The ...

Antipascha: St Thomas Sunday

Church of Serbia - 18/4/18 Some icons depicting this event are inscribed “The Doubting Thomas.” This is incorrect. In Greek, the inscription reads, “The Touching of Thomas.” The Slavonic inscription is, “The Belief of Thomas.” When Saint Thomas touched the Life-giving side of the Lord, he no longer had any doubts. This day is also known as ...

Concert in the crypt of the Belgrade St. Sava’s

Church of Serbia - 18/4/18 As part of the Easter Festival, with the blessing of His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej, two Church choirs arranged concerts in the crypt of the St. Sava Cathedral in the Belgrade District of Vracar on April 14, 2018. The Children's Choir of the Serbian Chanting Society “Jedinstvo” from Kotor, Montenegro, performed ...

Cologne Orders Armenian Genocide Memorial Removed

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AINA - Bar Daisan - 18/4/18 Cologne, Germany (AINA) -- A memorial dedicated to the 1915 genocide of the Armenians stands in a prominent place in the city of Cologne. According to Armenian portal Haypress, it is nationwide the first memorial in a public space to acknowledge the genocide, which was carried out with German participation. Related: The Assyrian Genocide The ...