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The Feast of Theophany in Zemun

January 24, 2017 Featured News
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Church of Serbia – 24/1/17 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Saint Nicholas in Zemun on the Lord’s feast-day of Theophany, 19 January 2017. (photo gallery). – A great number of swimmers were competing for the Holy Cross in the icy waters of the Danube. Following the […]

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Daesh Militants Turn Christian Church Into Caliphate’s Сhildren Training Center

January 24, 2017 Featured News
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Sputniknews – 24/1/17 Daesh militants have turned the main Christian church in the Iraqi town of Tall Kayf into a base to train young recruits, including from nearby Mosul, local media reported Monday. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Rudaw news agency reported, citing an eyewitness, that the children trained there were about 15 years old. Jihadists […]

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BULGARIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH NOMINATED FOR NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

January 24, 2017 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 24/1/17 From 1943 to 1945 around 48,000 Jews living in Bulgaria were rescued from the grips of the Nazi terror, thanks in part to Bulgarian Parliament’s Deputy Speaker Dimitar Peshev, Metropolitan Stefan, Exarch of the Bulgarian Church, Metropolitan Paisy of Vratsa, and Metropolitan Kirill of Plovdiv (later to become patriarch), who convinced then-tsar […]

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Archbishop of Canterbury intervenes to save Iraqi Christian from deportation

January 24, 2017 Featured News
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RT.com – 24/1/17 The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has made a bid to keep an Iraqi Christian who fled Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) from being deported back to his home country. Welby has written a letter to the Home Office in support of the refugee ahead of a fresh appeal to overturn the […]

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PATRIARCH THEOPHILOS III & THE HAGIOTAPHITE BROTHERHOOD VISITS THE ARMENIAN PATRIARCHATE ON THE OCCASION OF CHRISTMAS

January 23, 2017 Featured News
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 23/1/17 Before noon on Friday 7th/20th January 2017, the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood led by its Hegoumen, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos returned the Armenian Church their visit on the occasion of Christmas which they celebrate together with the feast of Theophany as it was the custom of […]

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THE FEAST OF SAINTS IOANNIS AND GEORGIOS THE CHOSEBITES AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

January 23, 2017 Featured News
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 23/1/17 On Saturday 8th/21st January 2017, the following day after the Feast of Theophany, the memory of Saints Ioannis and Georgios the Chosebites was celebrated by the Patriarchate at the founded by them and dedicated to them Holy Monastery of Choseba, located at the banks of torrent Chorrath below the […]

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THE FEAST OF THE SYNAXIS OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2017)

January 23, 2017 Featured News

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 23/1/17 On the following day of Theophany, Friday 7th/20th January 2017, the feast of St. John the Baptist was celebrated by the Patriarchate at the Holy Monastery in his honour located south of the Church of the Resurrection and St. James’ guesthouse downlinked by the Israeli settlers of Ateret Kohanim. […]

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THE THEOPHANY FEAST AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2017)

January 23, 2017 Featured News
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 23/1/17 On Thursday 6th/19th January 2017, the Feast of Theophany or Epiphany was celebrated by the Patriarchate, meaning the memory of the event of the baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ by St. John the Baptist at the River Jordan, when the mankind witnessed the Trinitarian Epiphany, Jesus Christ being […]

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Which are the differences between God’s voice and devil’s voice

January 22, 2017 Featured News
God's voice fills you with peace, leads you, reassures you, enlightens you, encourages you, comforts you, calms you and convicts you.
Satan's voice rushes you, pushes you, frightens you, confuses you, discourages you, worries you, obssesses you and corrects you.
Through prayer, stillnes and ascetic life and the guidance of a spiritual father, you will learn to discern the voices inside you. Prudence and obedience is needed always.
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Holy Monastery of Vatopedi – The Orthodox Monastic Republic of Mount Athos – 22/1/17 God’s voice fills you with peace, leads you, reassures you, enlightens you, encourages you, comforts you, calms you and convicts you. Satan’s voice rushes you, pushes you, frightens you, confuses you, discourages you, worries you, obsesses you and corrects you. Through […]

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President General Michel Aoun & Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II discuss – ‘the Abducted Archbishops of Aleppo’

January 22, 2017 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 22/1/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met His Excellency the President of Lebanon General Michel Aoun at the Presidential Palace in Baabda. His Holiness was accompanied by their Eminences Mor Theophilus Georges Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli, Mor Justinus Boulos Safar, Patriarchal Vicar of Zahleh and Beqaa, […]

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Synaxis of Saint John the Baptist in Zagreb

January 22, 2017 Featured News
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Church of Serbia – 22/1/17 On Friday, January 20th, 2017, when our Church prayerfully celebrates the Holy Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John, His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb and Ljubljana served its Patron Saint-day. Bishop Fotije of Dalmatia celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy, at the Cathedral church of Holy Transfiguration in Zagreb, with the concelebration […]

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PHOTO Cold Hands, Warm Hearts: Russians Brave the Cold to Celebrate Orthodox Epiphany

January 21, 2017 Featured News
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Sputniknews – 21/1/17 Along with Easter, Epiphany is one of the oldest Christian holidays, celebrated by Orthodox Christians in Russia during the night of January 18. The traditional rite of mass bathing is performed on the Epiphany to commemorate the baptism of Jesus Christ in the waters of the Jordan River. According to Russia’s Ministry […]

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Archbishop Demetrios of America at Presidential Inauguration

January 21, 2017 Featured News
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The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America – 21/1/17 White House Chief of Staff Priebus Praises Greek Orthodox Community (video) WASHINGTON – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America invited by the Presidential Inauguration Committee and representing the Greek Orthodox Church in America, attended early this morning the special Inauguration Day Prayer Service at St John’s Episcopal […]

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‘Molested when we confessed’: Duterte fires up at Catholic priests over pedophilia, corruption

January 20, 2017 Featured News
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Rt.com – 20/1/17 Unshaken by a blessing from Pope Francis, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has hit back at priests and bishops critical of his war on drugs, accusing clergymen of homosexuality, child molesting, hypocrisy and corruption. “You asked for it,” he said. “You expose me, fine. I expose you. Why? When you commit mistakes it’s […]

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Try meth before criticizing war on drugs – Duterte tells priests the day Pope blesses Philippines

January 20, 2017 Featured News
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RT.com – 20/1/17 Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has taunted the country’s bishops and priests to drop their “hypocrisy” and try drugs themselves to fully grasp the seriousness of the problem. The Catholic Church got the emphatic message on Wednesday, the same day the Philippines was blessed by Pope Francis. In a speech marking the 20th […]

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The VATICAN & Nazi Connection (Video)

January 20, 2017 Featured News
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† Ephesians_6:12 † – January 2017 ~How Pope Pius XII turned a blind eye to the horrors of the Nazi Party & subsequently went along with Adolf Hitler, proving that behind the Vatican doors, demons dwell ! ~20th Century Fox [Hollywood] produced Nazi films during the rise of Hitler in 1933. Source:

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Orthodox Divine Liturgy – Consecration – Kenya

January 20, 2017 Featured News
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Orthodox Church – 20/1/17 His Eminence Orthodox Metropolitan Makarios of Kenya serves Divine Liturgy, St. Barnabas Orthodox Apostolic mission. Source:

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Sermon by Fr. Milan Radulovic – January 2017

January 20, 2017 Featured News
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Утешител Дух на Истината – January 2017 First sermon at Comforter Spirit of Truth Eastern Orthodox Church by Fr. Milan Radulovic. Source:  

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Patriarch Daniel: We are called to rise prayers of thanksgiving for the gift of life

January 19, 2017 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 19/1/17 Our Saviour Jesus Christ does not call blessed those who are unthankful, but those who are grateful and thank God for the bounties they receive from Him, the Patriarch of Romania said Sunday. The Primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church delivered a homily after the Divine Liturgy, celebrated […]

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100 YEARS OF OCTOBER REVOLUTION: RELICS OF NEW MARTYRS TO BE CARRIED THROUGHOUT RUSSIA

January 19, 2017 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 19/1/17 2017 marks two major anniversaries in Russia: one hundred years since the restoration of the patriarchate, and one hundred years since the disastrous October Revolution. The second is to be marked by the Russian Orthodox Church by celebrating all those who died for their faith in the years of Soviet atheism brought […]

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Egypt: Four Christians Slaughtered in 10 Days

January 18, 2017 Featured News
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Coptic Solidarity – Raymond Ibrahim – 18/1/17 That the Coptic Christian Church continues to voice its support for President Sisi should not be interpreted to mean that the situation of Egypt’s Christian minority has improved. One need only look to the substratum of news for confirmation. The current month of January alone has already witnessed […]

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