ELDER DOBRI DOBREV BURIED IN CHURCH YARD IN HOME VILLAGE (+ PHOTOS)

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Orthochristian.com - 18/2/18 +Memory Eternal+  His Holiness Patriarch Neofit of Bulgaria, dozens of priests, and hundreds of laymen gathered in the village of Bailovo yesterday to bid farewell to Elder Dobri Dobrev, affectionately known as “Grandpa Dobri” and “the Saint of Bailovo,” at his funeral and burial at the Church of Sts. Cyril and Methodius, reports nova.bg. The beloved man ...

FILM ON VICTIMS OF SECTS SHOWN IN MOSCOW

Valeria Mikhailova - September 2016 The film Close to Us by Archpriest Alexander Novopashin was shown on August 29 as part of the fifth “We will Live on!” Moscow festival of national cinema. The movie describes how people fall into totalitarian sects and who is usually behind such organizations. For the film director, Fr. Alexander Novopashin, this ...

The Reason Why We Venerate the Royal Martyrs

Foma.ru - 18/7/16 Archpriest Igor FOMIN, Rector of the house church of St. Alexander Nevsky of the Moscow State Institute of International Affairs.  We venerate the Holy Royal Family for their faithfulness to God, for their martyrdom, and for giving us an example of genuine leaders of a country who treated its inhabitants as their own family.  After ...

Fire in bell tower of Nizhny Novgorod cathedral extinguished

Fire in bell tower of Nizhny Novgorod cathedral extinguished

Interfax-religion Nizhny Novgorod, March 12, Interfax - The fire in the bell tower of the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Nizhny Novgorod has been extinguished, the regional branch of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry said in a press release. “The open fire was extinguished at 12:31 p.m. No one was killed or injured,” it said. The city’s emergency ...

Why are Christians Shooting at One Other? And What is Being Asked at the Checkpoints: Archbishop Mitrophan of Horlivka

Why are Christians Shooting at One Other? And What is Being Asked at the Checkpoints: Archbishop Mitrophan of Horlivka

SVETLANA OKHRIMENKO- December 2014 War and War…  Vladyka, your dioceses have been under fire for months; there is a war going on. What seems to be most important right now in your ministry, in the ministry of a bishop? I would like to speak not only of the ministry of the bishop, as the question was placed, because ...

Patriarch Kirill prays for prevention of war between Russia & West

Patriarch Kirill prays for prevention of war between Russia, West

Kaliningrad, December 8, Interfax - Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sanctified the church in honor of St. Alexander Nevsky in Kaliningrad, calling on people to pray for the prevention of war. “We will pray, especially here, to God to save Russia from attacks, including in this region, for the prevention of war between ...

Bulgaria marks 90th years since Alexander Nevsky Cathedral inauguration

November 2014 Bulgaria and the Bulgarian Orthodox Church commemorated Saint Alexander Nevsky on Sunday, as well as the 90th anniversary since the inauguration and sanctification of the Saint Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, which is a symbol of the Bulgarian capital city Sofia and of Bulgaria, on Sunday, November 23. There was a solemn service at the Cathedral, scheduled ...

Church in the Donetsk Region shelled

Interfax-religion St. Alexander Nevsky Church in the town of Debaltsevo of the Donetsk Region was shelled. The church yard was attacked with two shells from Grad multiple rocket launchers. There were no people around. The dome was damaged, the windows were broken, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church website reports on Monday. Windows and doors were broken at the chapel ...

Cross set up in Belgrade to commemorate defenders of the city during the First World War

September 2014 Belgrade, September 19, Interfax - A commemorative sign honoring the soldiers who fought in the First World War, defending the Kalemegdan fortress in Belgrade, was inaugurated by Serbian President Tomislav Nicolic and Russian Railways (RZhD) chief Vladimir Yakunin. The monument was set up at the fortress Kalemegdan where the river Sava merges the Dunay river. ...

Unique cross procession held in Sevastopol

  August 2014 On August 14 a unique event started in Sevastopol – a cross procession by sea. “Children are going by sea: Sevastopol – Kerch 2014”. The international procession of the cross with visits to the Crimean Churches of Holy Right-Believing Prince Alexander Nevsky is being held as part of the “Alexander Nevsky – the name ...

Cathedral of St. Alexander Nevsky in Sloviansk shelled

19/6/14 On June 16, after the evening service the Cathedral of St. Alexander Nevsky and the cathedral grounds in Sloviansk were shelled by the Ukrainian army, reports the Sloviansk and Horlivka Diocese’s press service. Head of the St. Alexander Nevsky Deanery of Sloviansk Archpriest Nikolai Fomenko relates: “Yesterday after the evening service, artillery shelling of the city from ...

The Holy Sepulchre – Threshold of the Judgment Gate

April 2014 Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built over Calvary - place where Christ was crucified, entombed and where he resurrected from, stands in a very central place within the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. However, as we can easily imagine, at the time of Jesus, the topography of the Holy City varied a ...

The St. Alexander Nevsky Church in Khabarovsk Has Burned Down and its Benefactor Been Killed

A strong, gusty wind prevented the swift extinguishing of the raging fire.  However, firefighters managed to prevent the fire from spreading to neighboring  buildings. April 5, 2014. PRAVMIR. In Khabarovsk, on the night of April 5, the St.  Alexander Nevsky Church burned to the ground. That same night the church’s  benefactor, who helped build the church, ...

Orthodox church commemorates St. Alexander Nevsky

23/11/13 Sofia. on 23rd November the Orthodox Church celebrates Saint Alexander Nevsky, along with a festive liturgy in Sofia's famous Alexander Nevsky chatedral. On this occasion, His Holiness the Bulgarian Patriarch and Sofia Metropolitan Neophyte will join together with the bishops of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church to head a liturgy, starting from 9.30 am. St. Alexander Nevsky ...

Feast day of the church of Saint Alexander Nevsky

September 2013 The feast day of Saint Alexander Nevsky was solemnly celebrated with Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church devoted to the great Russian saint in Belgrade With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana served the Holy Hierchal Liturgy with the concelebration of the clergy of Archbishopric of ...

Bulgarian Patriarch: Kids Need to Know More about Orthodox Christianity

19/5/13 Bulgarian kids should have the opportunity to learn about their Orthodox Christian heritage, stated Bulgarian Orthodox Church Patriarch Neofit. Sunday Neofit extended an address to the clergy and people of the Church on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the restoration of the Bulgarain patriarchy. The message, read out by bishop Naum, Chief Secretary of the Holy Synod, made a strong case ...

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Celebrates Cathedral, Patriarch

  29/10/2012 Bulgarian Orthodox Christians assembled Sunday morning at the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia for a special Great Liturgy commemorating the centennary of the cathedral's construction. This marks the beginning of a three-day long feast by the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, celebrating not only the centennary, but also the 130th anniversary of St. Alexander Nevsky's first foundational ...

Orthodox submarine: In nukes we trust

7/12/2011 The Russian nuclear submarine Aleksandr Nevsky will be fitted with its own Orthodox chapel after the vessel finishes its sea trials. It has become the second nuke-carrying sub equipped with a sanctuary in addition to ballistic missiles. The military chapel will allow sailors to attend religious services right on board during the sub’s long missions. It ...

Top Bulgarian Landmark Honors Patron Saint

23/11/2011 The world-famous St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, which is the landmark not only of Sofia but of all of Bulgaria, is marking Wednesday the day of its patron – the Pious Prince St. Alexander Nevsky. The temple is the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedral on the Balkan peninsula. It holds, according to estimates, anywhere between 5 000 and ...

Bulgaria’s Top Landmark ‘St. Alexander Nevsky’ Falling Apart, Without Owner

18/11/2011 The world-famous St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, which is the landmark not only of Sofia but of all of Bulgaria, has got no owner to take care of it. The largest Bulgarian Orthodox and one of the largest Eastern Orthodox Cathedrals in the world is without a title deed, and at the same time is in a ...

Orthodox choirs visit Serbian Patriarch

8/7/2011 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch recieved today in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade in separate visits members of the choir Yenesisi from Cypruss which on July 11, 2011 will participate on the musical festival in Vrnjacka Banja, as well as the members of the choir of the Ataman church of St. Alexander Nevsky from Russia. Source: