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NEW CHURCH OF ST. PAISIOS THE ATHONITE CONSECRATED IN SYRIA

July 21, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 21/7/17 A new church dedicated to St. Paisios the Athonite was consecrated in Syria on July 11, on the eve of his feast. The church is located in the Monastery of the Lifegiving Spring of the Theotokos in the Syrian province of Latakia, reports Romfea. A monastic tonsure was celebrated by Metropolitan John of […]

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Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea Detained Again

July 19, 2017 Featured
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Yonas Gredew (Delegate of Ethiopia and All Africa)- OCP News Service – 19/7/17 Additional information on the Situation of Abune Antonios from members of Arbi Harnet in Asmara Addis Ababa-Ethiopia: New reports state that His Holiness Abune Antonios – the canonical Patriarch of Eritrea is again under house arrest in the capital city of Asmara. […]

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Orthodox Christian Boy Martyr and a Dog

July 19, 2017 Featured
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Orthodox Church – 19/7/17 In June 1992, 11 years old Slobodan Stojanović and his parents were fleeing their village Donja Kamenica in Bosnia, from the Muslim jihadists. The boy realized he forgot his dog, and returned to fetch the dog, but the jihadists captured the martyr boy. The boy was found with six of his […]

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‘Like hell’: Catholic school teachers abused 500+ students over 50yrs in Germany, report says

July 19, 2017 Featured
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RT.com – 19/7/17 Hundreds of school pupils in the Bavarian town of Regensburg, home to the famous German cathedral choir, suffered from physical and sexual abuse for decades, an investigator says, adding that no abusers will be prosecuted due to a lapse in the claims. Some 500 instances of alleged physical abuse and 67 instances of […]

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Sermon by Fr. Milan Radulovic – 9th July 2017

July 18, 2017 Featured
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тешител Дух на Истината – July 2017 Sermon by Fr. Milan Radulovic on July 9, 2017 at Comforter Spirit of Truth Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church. Source:  

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Romanian Orthodox Holy Synod makes decisions regarding Church life and society, canonizes Venerable Paphnutius the Iconographer

July 18, 2017 Featured
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – July 2017 The Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church held its working session on July 4-5, 2017, at the Synodal Hall of the patriarchal residence. His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, chaired the meetings. The following decisions were taken by the members of the Holy Synod: • The […]

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Joint Press Release of the Inter-Church Commission on Cardinal Stepinac

July 18, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 18/7/17 Communique of the Inter-Church Commission of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Croatian Bishops’ Conference The fifth and last meeting, chaired by the President of the Pontifical Committee for Historical Science Fr. Bernard Ardura, which was held at Saint Martha’s House (Domus Sanctae Marthae) in Vatican, on 12 and 13 […]

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Serbian Church glorifies St. Mardarije of Libertyville

July 18, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 18/7/17 More Pics: The festive celebration of the liturgical glorification of St. Mardarije of Libertyville was held this past weekend July 14-16 at various Serbian Orthodox churches and monasteries, culminating in the glorification Liturgy at St. Sava’s Monastery in Libertyville, where St. Mardarije’s incorrupt relics lie. The celebrations were headed by […]

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Good news – Eritrean Orthodox Schism Resolved?

July 17, 2017 Featured
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Yonas Gredew (Delegate of Ethiopia and All Africa)- OCP News Service – 17/7/17 Addis Ababa- Ethiopia: Reports from Eritrea states that canonical problems between the Holy Synod and Patriarch Abune Antonios has come to an end. Ten Years of Illegal Detention of Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea Patriarch Abune Antonios celebrated Divine Liturgy with the members of the Holy […]

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Twenty-five years Since the Election of His Beatitude Anastasios, as Archbishop of Tirana, Durres and All Albania

July 16, 2017 Featured
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The Albanian Orthodox Church – July 2017 Panegyric Divine Liturgy Celebrated at the Resurrection of Christ Cathedral in Tirana.  Today, on June 24, 2017, a Panegyric Divine Liturgy was celebrated on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the election of His Beatitude Anastasios, as Archbishop of Tirana, Durrës and All Albania by the Ecumenical Patriarchate. […]

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Twenty-Five Years Since June 24, 1992 – The Day of the Canonical Revival of the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania

July 16, 2017 Featured
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The Albanian Orthodox Church – June – July 2017 Election of Archbishop Anastasios: A Remarkable Day of the Resurrection of Faith after the Atheistic Darkness Although formal freedom was already restored to the country, the beginning of the 1990s was a dramatic time period for the Community of the Orthodox faithful in Albania. There was […]

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“EVERY HUMAN LIFE IS A GIFT FROM GOD”. THE LONG JOURNEY OF A SWISS CATHOLIC TO ORTHODOXY

July 14, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 14/7/17 Pierre Haab, a Swiss ex-Catholic who was disappointed with his religion and was carried away by Buddhism, Hinduism and other screamingly “fashionable” Eastern teachings and who is now a subdeacon of the Orthodox Cathedral of the Exaltation of the Cross in Geneva, speaks about his conversion to Orthodoxy. —Can you tell us a few words about your […]

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Special Meeting of Syriac Orthodox Church in Switzerland

July 14, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Church – 14/7/17 Upon the invitation of His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, and under his presidency, a meeting of their Eminences the Archbishops of the Syriac Orthodox Church in Europe was convened at Mor Augin Monastery in Switzerland on Thursday July 13, 2017. Their Eminences the Archbishops: Mor Dionysius Issa Gurbuz […]

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THE NATIVITY OF THE GLORIOUS FORERUNNER AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

July 13, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem –  July 2017 On Friday, 24th June/7th July 2017, the Patriarchate celebrated the feast of the Nativity of the Glorious Forerunner at the Holy Monastery of the Patriarchate named after this Nativity in Oreini, west suburb of New Jerusalem, the place that is considered as his birthplace. On this feast, the […]

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Judge halts deportation of 1,400 Iraqis over Justice Dept objections

July 13, 2017 Featured
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RT.com – 13/7/17 A federal judge in Detroit, Michigan has stopped the deportation of 1,400 Iraqi nationals, many of them Christians, asserting jurisdiction in the case despite objections from the US Justice Department. “This Court concludes that to enforce the Congressional mandate that district courts lacks jurisdiction – despite the compelling context of this case […]

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Assyrian Organizations Condemn Turkey’s Seizure of Assyrian Properties

July 13, 2017 Featured
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AINA – July 2017 (AINA) — Assyrian organizations in the United States and Europe have issued statements condemning Turkey’s seizure of 50 Assyrian religious properties. In the U.S., five organizations signed a joint statement condemning the seizures, saying “…we appeal to our government, the United Nations, the European Union and all international institutions and Human […]

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Glorification of St. Mardarije of Libertyville and All America

July 13, 2017 Featured
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The Feast of Nativity of Saint John the Baptist in Vienna

July 13, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – July 2017 On the feast day of the Nativity of the Saint John the Prophet and Forerunner John. His Grace Bishop Andrej of Austria-Switzerland officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the church of the Resurrection of the Lord in Vienna. During the service the members of the First Belgrade Choral Society […]

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The Life of St Mardarije of Libertyville and all America

July 13, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 13/7/17 In light of the one hundredth anniversary of the arrival to North America of Saint Mardarije of Libertyville, and his unselfish and energetic preaching of the Word of God on this continent, the Orthodox Christian publisher Orthodox Lighthouse has prepared a narrative of his life intended for the Orthodox youth […]

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“God created us to be happy” – Sermon by Fr. Milan Radulovic

July 11, 2017 Featured
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Утешител Дух на Истината – 11/7/17 Sermon by Fr. Milan Radulovic on June 4, 2017 at Comforter Spirit of Truth Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church. Sermon by Fr. Milan at Diocesan Annual Lenten Confession in East Syracuse, NY. Source:

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Vatican rules the Body of Christ can’t be gluten free

July 10, 2017 Featured
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RT.com – 10/7/17 Pope Francis has weighed in on the matter of religious bread-making by reminding his flock that the Body of Christ is not gluten-free. In a letter circulated to Roman Catholic bishops, Cardinal Robert Sarah of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments was instructed by the Pope to tell church […]

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