Swedish Police Claim Syrian Orthodox Church Set Ablaze in Arson Attack

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Sputniknews - 8/8/18 The worshipers at a Syrian Orthodox Church torched in an incendiary attack are known to have previously received threats. About 30 firefighters had to step in promptly to quell a fire that broke out at the Saint Mary Syrian Orthodox Church in the Swedish city of Norrköping, which was later established to have been arson, national broadcaster SVT reported. As the church building was ...

ST. THEKLA MONASTERY IN MAALOULA, SYRIA REOPENS AFTER BEING LOOTED BY MILITANTS

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Orthochristian.com - 8/8/18 The Orthodox Monastery of St. Thekla in Maaloula, Syria has reopened its doors after the liberation of the city in the Damascus Province, reports Interfax-Religion. The nuns, who had been forced to leave the monastery due to the war, have been able to return. “Everyone was very worried about the nuns; everyone really loves them. ...

Six Centuries of the Manasija Monastery

Church of Serbia - 8/8/18 In the monastery of Manasija, foundation of Despot Stefan Lazarevic, six centuries of this sanctity of our faith was celebrated with the solemn Hierarchal Liturgy on Sunday, August 5th, 2018. His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Holy Liturgy with the concelebration of the host Bishop of Branicevo, His Grace Ignjatije, and ...

ORTHODOX PODCAST HOST KEVIN ALLEN REPOSES IN THE LORD

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Orthochristian.com - 8/8/18 +Rest in Peace+ Kevin Allen, the award-winning host of the Orthodox podcast “The Illumined Heart” on Ancient Faith Radio, reposed in the Lord early this morning according to a post on his Facebook page. The message reads: It is with great sadness that today, August 7th at 3:53am, Kevin Allen, our dear and most beloved father, husband, ...