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ABBESS OF TVOROZHKOVO HOLY TRINITY MONASTERY DIES IN CAR ACCIDENT, TWO NUNS IN CRITICAL CONDITION

October 18, 2017 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 18/10/17 +Memory Eternal+ Mother Anna (Tkach), the abbess of the Tvorozhkovo Holy Trinity Monastery in the far western Russian Pskov Province, tragically perished yesterday in a car accident involving a minibus taxi near the village of Podborovye. Two sisters who were traveling with her, Nuns Theodora and Fiona, are in critical condition, reports Pskov Newsline. […]

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UK Couple Face Legal Action From Greeks Over Shocking Wedding Photo

October 17, 2017 Featured
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Sputniknews – 17/10/17 A British couple could face financial ruin as Greek businesses threaten to sue them over a wedding day photo of them simulating a sex act outside one of Greece’s most holy sites went viral. Newlyweds Matthew and Carly Lunn took a picture and posted it on Facebook after they tied the knot in September at the […]

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I Want to Believe: German Monastery to Shut Its Doors After Almost 900 Years

October 17, 2017 Featured
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Sputniknews – 17/10/17 An ancient monastery in western Germany in operation for almost 900 years will close its doors permanently by January 2018, citing a shortage of monks and the excessive financial burden of maintaining its property. As the Catholic church sees significant declines in its faithful, so too are the numbers declining of those who dedicate […]

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Newly Rebuilt School of Liberated Hak Village Opens in Artsakh

October 17, 2017 Featured
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Ani Asatryan – Tufenkian Charitable Foundation – 17/10/17 October 17, Stepanakert – Today, Hak village, one of the northernmost communities of liberated Kashatagh (former Lachin) celebrated the opening of its village school after complete reconstruction. The school has been rebuilt through the joint efforts of the Tufenkian Foundation and the Hayrenaser organization. Tufenkian Foundation Executive […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch Visits Patriarch John X of Antioch

October 16, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 16/10/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch and All East visited His Beatitude Greek Orthodox Patriarch John X of Antioch and All East at the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate in Damascus. During the meeting, His Holiness and His Beatitude discussed Church matters as well as the recent developments concerning […]

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SOUROZH DIOCESE TODAY – VIDEO

October 16, 2017 Featured
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Diocese of Sourozh – 16/10/17 A video presentation on the Diocese of Sourozh of the Russian Orthodox Church. – Moscow Patriarchate. Source:  

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Catholicos of All Armenians Received Actor John Malkovich

October 16, 2017 Featured
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 16/10/17 On October 12, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received famous Hollywood actor, director, screenwriter and producer Mr. John Malkovich and his partner Ms. Nicoletta Peyran; who arrived in Armenia to participate the opening ceremony of […]

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HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM VISITS THE ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE

October 16, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem  – 16/10/17 His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos visited the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Fanar from Tuesday 27th September/10th October to Wednesday 28th September/11th October   2017, escorted by Geronda Secretary General Most Reverend Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina and Archdeacon Mark. Upon their arrival at the airport of Constantinople, He […]

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“Ed Day” Celebrates Grace of Martyrdom

October 15, 2017 Featured
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SVOTS – 15/10/17 Hundreds of friends and alumni attended our annual open house, Orthodox Education Day, which this year had the timely theme, “Modern Martyrs: Christians of the Middle East and North Africa.” Explicating the theme in an informative keynote address was the Reverend Dr. George Parsenios, associate professor of New Testament, Princeton Theological Seminary, […]

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The Funeral and Burial of Newly-Reposed Hegumen Evfimy (Logvinov) Take Place

October 15, 2017 Featured
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 15/10/17 +Memory Eternal+ On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, the funeral for the late Hegumen Evfimy (Logvinov) was held at St Job of Pochaev Monastery in Munich. Fr Evfimy reposed in the Lord after a lengthy illness on October 5, […]

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‘TEMPLE’ – A Video by Diocese of Sourozh

October 15, 2017 Featured
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Diocese of Sourozh – 15/10/17 A beautiful video presentation on Orthodox Temple by the Diocese of Sourozh of the Russian Orthodox Church. – Moscow Patriarchate. Source:  

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“We bear the responsibility of a watchman” – Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán´s Speech on Christian Persecution

October 14, 2017 Featured
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Manfred K. Böhm -OCP News Service – 14/10/17 Full Text of the Speech here: Rüsselsheim – Germany : At a meeting on the International Consultation on Christian Persecution at Budapest, Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary delivered a speech in which he called on all Christians to preserve and protect the persecuted Christian communities. “We […]

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New Book – ‘On a Stormy Course: In the Hot Seat at St. Stephen’s’

October 14, 2017 Featured
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Reverend Valson Thampu – 14/10/17 PURCHASE AT AMAZON INDIA HERE What is the institution that the world knows as St. Stephen’s College, Delhi? Is it only an anthology of nostalgic tales, mythological anecdotes, free-wheeling assertions and transitory opinions? Or does it have a distinctive birth that defines its worth and dictates its mission? For four decades, […]

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ORTHODOX CONFESSION – Video by Diocese of Sourozh

October 14, 2017 Featured
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Diocese of Sourozh  – 14/10/17 A beautiful video presentation on Orthodox Confession by the Diocese of Sourozh of the Russian Orthodox Church. – Moscow Patriarchate. Source:  

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Orthodoxy – A Video Presentation by Diocese of Sourozh

October 13, 2017 Featured

Diocese of Sourozh – 13/10/17 A beautiful video presentation on Orthodox Christian Church and faith by the Diocese of Sourozh of the Russian Orthodox Church. – Moscow Patriarchate. Source:

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Orthodox Cross Removed from the Cover of “Weideglück” Product

October 13, 2017 Featured
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By Manfred K. Böhm – OCP News Service – Germany – 13/10/17 Rüsselsheim / Germany: It was found that on the packaging of the product “Weideglück Sahne Joghurt nach griechischer Art “, produced by Weideglück – Milchwerke Schwaben , Germany, the crosses on the blue domes of the well-known Orthodox churches of Santorini were removed. The […]

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IOCC and Apostoli Expand Aid Effort to Greek Families Facing Historic Crisis

October 13, 2017 Featured
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IOCC – 13/10/17 IOCC and Apostoli Expand Aid Effort to Greek Families Facing Historic Crisis The Jaharis Family Foundation announces new $1 million challenge gift. Baltimore, Md. (October 12, 2017) – In response to continued food insecurity in Greece, the Jaharis Family Foundation, Inc., announced a new $1 million challenge gift to International Orthodox Christian Charities […]

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Statement by Bishop Angaelos on the Brutal Murder of Coptic Orthodox Priest in Cairo

October 13, 2017 Featured
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Coptic Orthodox Church-UK -13/10/17 Coptic Orthodox priest brutally murdered in Cairo Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom. Coptic Orthodox Priest Killed in Egypt Another day in Egypt with another Coptic Christian murdered; this time a priest from Beni Suef, Upper Egypt, who was in […]

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Coptic Orthodox Priest Killed in Egypt

October 12, 2017 Featured
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John Anton – OCP News Service – 12/1017 +Memory Eternal+ Cairo-Egypt: A Coptic Orthodox Christian priest was murdered and another was injured in a knife attack this morning in the Capital city of Cairo. Father ‘Samaan Shihata’ (Fr Simon) from Bani Suief, Upper Egypt, was on a visit to Cairo with another priest. They were […]

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Orthodox Church – For all those who need help

October 12, 2017 Featured
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Orthodox Church – 12/10/17 For all who are confused, sick, afraid, depressed, in debts, or in any other trouble, all who are in dire need of help from God. God will answer the prayers of the Most Holy Theotokos (Mother of God), always Virgin Mary, the Queen of Heaven. Source:

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Greece Passes Transgender Rights Bill Amid Furious Church Protests

October 12, 2017 Featured
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Sputniknews – 11/10/17 The Parliament of Greece has passed a bill that allows transgender people to legally change their gender without the need for medical tests or sterilization, a move that has divided the Mediterranean nation. The new law has revised an existing statute that required anyone who wished their legal gender changed to be diagnosed with a […]

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