Trump visits Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, meets Armenian Patriarch

May 23, 2017 Featured
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Public Radio of Armenia – 23/5/17 US President Donald Trump visited the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on Monday. Representatives of the Catholic, Armenian and Greek-Orthodox church met the president. Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem Nourhan Manougian, Custos of the Holy Land Fr. Francesco Patton, and Greek-Orthodox Patriarch Theophilos III greeted President Trump. President […]

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The Armenian Theological Academy of Jerusalem Invites Student Applications

May 23, 2017 News
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Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 23/5/17 The Theological Seminary of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem is accepting student applications: ԸՆԴՈՒՆԵԼՈՒԹՅՈՒՆ 2017-2018 ուսումնական տարվա Երուսաղեմի Ժառանգավորաց Վարժարան եւ Ընծայարան կարող են դիմել 15 տարեկանը լրացած հայորդիներ, ովքեր ունեն միջին, ավագ, եւ ավելի բարձր կրթություն: Դիմորդները Երուսաղեմի Ժառանգավորաց Վարժարան եւ Ընծայարան ընդունվելու համար հանձնում են քննություն […]

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ST. NICHOLAS ONCE SAVED MET. HILARION FROM DEATH, THE HIERARCH BELIEVES

May 23, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 23/5/17 Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev), head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has related a story of miraculous help from St. Nicholas in his life, reports Interfax-Religion. “It was in Lithuania,” he said, speaking on the “Church and the World” program on TV station Russia-24. “I was a young priest, with […]

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The ROCOR Pastoral School Signs a Partnership Agreement with Kiev Theological Academy

May 22, 2017 News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – May 2017 The Pastoral School of the Diocese of Chicago and Mid-America feels strongly that active partnership with higher education theological institutions of the Russian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate is an important aspect of making the […]

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THE FEAST OF THE SAMARITAN WOMAN SUNDAY AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2017)

May 22, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – May 2017 On Sunday, 1st/14th May 2017, the Samaritan  woman Sunday, according to the book of Pentecostarion, the Jerusalem Patriarchate celebrated the memory of the meeting of the Samaritan woman with the Lord, at the town of Sychar in the Samaria district, at the place of that meeting, Jacob’s well, […]

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THE PRIME MINISTER OF UKRAINE VISITED THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

May 22, 2017 News
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – May 2017 On Tuesday afternoon, 3rd/16th May 2017, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Mr. Volodymyr Groysman, visited the Patriarchate, escorted by approximately thirty of his associates, among whom the Deputy Prime Minister, the Minister of Education, the Minister of Finance and the Ambassador of Ukraine in Israel Mr. Gennadii Nadolenko. […]

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Supreme Spiritual Council Meeting Concludes in Moscow

May 22, 2017 Featured
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – May 2017 On May 17 and 18, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; the Supreme Spiritual Council continued its work at the headquarters of the Armenian Diocese of Russia and New Nakhijevan in Moscow, Russia. Chairing the meeting sessions was […]

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The Church Flourishes, We Flourish, Stated His Holiness Aram I in Kuwait

May 22, 2017 News
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ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org – May 2017 On Friday 19 May 2017, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Holy Liturgy, anointing and consecrating the St Vartanantz Armenian Church in Kuwait, which the community has recently constructed. Later in the day, the Catholicos inaugurated the prelacy. Bishop Shahé Panossian, Prelate of Lebanon, celebrated the Holy Liturgy, while Very […]

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Message of His Holiness Karekin II at the 6th National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia

May 22, 2017 Featured
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – May 2017 MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II, SUPREME PATRIARCH AND CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMEMIANS ON THE OCCASION OF THE FIRST SESSION OF THE 6TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA (Yerevan , 18 May 2017) Your Excellency, Mr. President, Honorable Members of Parliament, Dear attendees, We extend […]

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His Holiness Aram I Visits Sheikh Sabah IV Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

May 22, 2017 Featured
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ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org – 22/5/17 On Tuesday 17 May 2017 in the morning, His Holiness Aram I met with the Emir at the Royal Palace. He was accompanied by Very Reverend Massis Choboyan, Prelate of Kuwait and the neighbouring countries, and HE Maher Kheir, Ambassador of Lebanon in Kuwait. After the official welcome, His Holiness thanked the […]

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RELICS OF ST. NICHOLAS CEREMONIOUSLY GREETED AT CHRIST THE SAVIOR CATHEDRAL

May 21, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 21/5/17 Photos: ria.ru A piece of the relics of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, brought today from Bari, Italy, have been delivered to Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral, where they were ceremoniously greeted by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill, in concert with his brother bishops, hundreds of clergy, and thousands of faithful, reports RIA-Novosti. The […]

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CNN Calls Domes of Iconic Russian Cathedral Muslim Minarets

May 21, 2017 News
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Sputniknews – 21/5/17 CNN has mistakenly called the domes of St. Basil’s Cathedral, depicted on the cover of TIME weekly magazine, “minarets.” The definition of a minaret is used only in Islamic architecture. It is an integral part of the mosque and has nothing to do with a Christian church. The mistake published on CNN’s […]

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New Documentary: Modern Christian Martyrs

May 21, 2017 Featured
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Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago – April- May 2017 NEW DOCUMENTARY “MODERN CHRISTIAN MARTYRS” METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO AND GREATER CHICAGO BROADCAST MINISTERIES PRODUCE DOCUMENTARY CONCERNING ONGOING GENOCIDE OF THE CHRISTIAN MINORITY POPULATION OF SYRIA CHICAGO, IL: We have all heard about refugees in the news. We have all seen the situation in Syria in the […]

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Icon-oriented St Gregorios Orthodox Church, Mathikere, Bengaluru, all set for consecration on May 26-28

May 21, 2017 News
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Liju Cherian (OCP Gulf Correspondent) – OCP News Service- 21/5/17 BENGALURU: The consecration and dedication of the reconstructed church of the Indian (Malankara) Orthodox  Church at Mathikere, Bengaluru, will be held on May 26, 27 and 28, 2017. The consecration services will be led by His Graces Dr Yakoob Mar Irenaios (Metropolitan, Kochi Diocese), Dr […]

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UKRAINIAN PARLIAMENT ANNOUNCES IT WILL NOT CONSIDER ANTI-ORTHODOX BILLS AS THOUSANDS PROTEST OUTSIDE

May 21, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 21/5/17 The Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada announced that it will not consider draft bills Nos. 4128 and 4511 on Thursday as originally planned, reports RIA-Novosti. More than 300,000 Ukrainians throughout the country signed petitions against the bills, which threaten to forbid and seize the churches of the Ukrainian Church of the Moscow Patriarchate, as […]

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Petition – We demand an apology for negative portrayal of a Christian church on Time Magazine’s cover

May 20, 2017 Featured
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www.change.org – Maximos Williams Hiltons, VA – 20/5/17 The May 29th Time Magazine cover designed by Brobel Design depicted St. Basil’s Russian Orthodox Christian Cathedral, located near the Kremlin in Moscow, enveloping the White House. This accompanied an article discussing “Russia’s social media war on America”. Additionally, the image displayed does not portray the several […]

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Health of Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea deteriorates: Prayers Requested

May 19, 2017 Featured
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Robel Sereke – OCP News Service – 19/5/18 Global: His Holiness Abune Antonius – the 3rd Patriarch of Eritrean Orthodox Church (detained in Asmara since 2007), has suddenly fallen ill. It is reported that the sudden illness is a result of drug poison. Patriarch’s health has considerably deteriorated and the Prelate is suffering from severe […]

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Orthodox Church presses for total abortion ban in Russia – report

May 19, 2017 Featured
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RT.com – 19/5/17 A representative of the Russian Orthodox Church has urged members of the lower house Commission for the Protection of Christian Values to impose a total ban on abortion, according to reports. Archimandrite Theothilactes attended the first session of the commission in the newly-elected State Duma and said that certain Russian laws needed […]

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Saint Barnabas Orphanage & School: A Campaign for a Permanent Lunch Location

May 18, 2017 Featured
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Orthodox Africa – 18/5/17 To donate to A Campaign for a Permanent Lunch Location click here. Saint Barnabas Orphanage and School give children a healthy start and a reflective journey of life while being nurtured into successful individuals. They are offered an opportunity for education while helping to protect them from unhealthy indulgences and corrosive contamination. […]

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International Icon painting competition of the Inter-parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy

May 18, 2017 Featured
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The Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (I.A.O.) – 18/5/17 The Resurrection of Jesus Christ contest website The technical terms of participation in the contest are available here: The Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ is a culminating fact in Christian theology. The mother of all celebrations, the hope and light for millions of our planet’s inhabitants, […]

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Pope Tawadros received by HM The Queen, Archbishop of Canterbury and HRH The Prince of Wales

May 18, 2017 Featured
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Coptic Orthodox Church – UK – 18/5/17 On his first pastoral visit, His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, 118th Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark, has been visiting Coptic Orthodox parishes and meeting with communities across the United Kingdom. Pope Tawadros has also consecrated churches, presided over Liturgies and Vespers services, […]

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