YOUNG NUN GOES MISSING IN RIVNE, UKRAINE

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Orthochristian.com - 5/10/17 Police of the Rivne region in northwestern Ukraine received a statement at 9:30 PM on Monday that 33-year-old Nun Svetlana Vasilievna Grigorchuk had not returned home to the Holy Trinity Convent in Korets, reports Magnolia TV. Nun Svetlana had traveled 40 miles to Rivne for a dental appointment, and communication with her was lost at noon. “Our ...

MET. IRINEI OF NEZHIN AND PRILUKI REPOSES IN THE LORD

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Orthochristian.com - 26/9/17 - Russian Orthodox Church  After struggling with a serious illness, His Eminence Metropolitan Irenei of Nezhin and Priluki reposed in the Lord at 5:35 PM on Saturday, reports the site of the Nezhin Diocese. Met. Irinei was born on June 11, 1963 in the village of Rpotukha, in the Uman Region of the Chersky Province, Ukraine. ...

SYNOD OF THE CHURCH OF GREECE IN ATHENS PELTED WITH MOLOTOV COCKTAILS

Pravoslavie.ru - 8/10/16 Petraki Monastery in Athens was pelted with Molotov cocktails and the Greek government has already condemned the act of vandalism, reports RIA-Novosti. Four Molotov cocktails were hurled into the monastery at about 3:00 AM. The fire damaged four automobiles in the monastery courtyard where offices of the Synod of the Church of Greece and the ...

Blessing of the Holy Muron – Live television broadcast via satellite – July 18th – 2015

On the occasion of the Blessing of the Holy Muron (Holy Chrism), the Noursat Broadcast will be broadcasting LIVE via satellite the Holy Divine Liturgy presided over by His Holiness Aram I. Place: St. Mary Monastery, Bikfaya, Lebanon Time corresponding UTC (GMT): Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 5:00 pm To watch live via internet click here:http://www.noursat.tv/ar/receive-us.php?chid=2 For more details on ...

Canonization of the Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide to be held on 23rd April 2015

21/4/15 LIVESTREAM of the Canonization of the Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide - April 23, starting at 17:00 Armenia Time Zone (UTC+04:00), will be streamed in different media services from the Open Air Altar at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The canonization marks a major event in the history of the Armenian nation, as no elevation to sainthood ...

ISIS Destroys Assyrian Church in Syria

The Assyrian Virgin Mary Church in Tel Nasri, Syria, was destroyed by ISIS today at about 9 AM.

  5/4/15 Hasaka (AINA) -- ISIS destroyed the Virgin Mary Church in the Assyrian village of Tel Nasri in Khabur, Syria today at about 9 AM. after Assyrian and Kurdish fighters attempted to reenter the village. According to reports, the church has been leveled. On February 23 ISIS attacked the 35 Assyrian villages on the Khabur River, including ...

Ukrainian artillery shells convent in Lugansk

July 2014 On July 4, 2014, a little past 3 AM the Ukrainian army, coming very close to Lugansk, fired artillery against the regional clinical oncological dispensary of Lugansk, where the St. Olga’s Convent is located, reports the convent’s website. “It was obviously a response to the prayer resistance to the Fratricidal war, organized by the clergy ...

International Broadcast of Easter Divine Liturgy from Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

Armenian Orthodox Church - 19/4/14 The Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin and the Shoghakat TV Company, working in conjunction with Armenian Public Television (Channel 1), are pleased to once again announce the live global telecast of the Pontifical Divine Liturgy on Easter Sunday in Holy Etchmiadzin. The celebrant will be His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch ...

Hong Kong marks 300th Anniversary of the Russian Orthodox Mission in China

30/10/2012 The Chinese Orthodox Church Beijing Mission's 300th anniversary celebrated with commemorative postage stamps in Hong Kong: This year commemorates 300 years since the founding of the first Ecclesiastical Mission. Fr. Maxim Leontiev, the first Orthodox priest that was brought along with the Albazinians to serve in the prestigious imperial banner in Beijing, reposed in 1712 that year. ...

His Eminence Mor Dionysius Yuhanon Kawaq accorded a warm reception at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Syrian Orthodox Church in India 29/5/2011 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: His Eminence Mor Dionysius Yuhanon Kawaq, Metropolitan in charge of Patriarchal Curia, was given a warm welcome at Thiruvananthapuram on his arrival in the capital city. HE was received by Fr. Anish T. Varghese, Vicar St. Peter's Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Simhasana Cathedral and Rev. Dn. Dr. Paul Samuel, Shri. George ...

79th Dhukrono of St. Elias III Concluded

13/2/2011 Syrian Orthodox Church in India The 79th Dhukrono of St. Elias III concluded at Manjanikkara Dayara. H.G Youhannanon Mor Milithiose lead the Divine Liturgy at St. Stephen's JSO Cathedral on 13th 3.30 Am. H.G Geevarghese Mor Athanasious lead the Holy Trimass at Dayara Church at 5.45 AM assisted by H.G Kuriakose Mor Ivanious & H.G ...

First Orthodox Education Day planned for 9 October

29/9/2010 Join us for a day of exploring the Bible and reflecting upon it as the source of our faith and inspiration. The faithful of the Armenian, Coptic, Eritrean, Ethiopian, Malankara Indian and Syrian Orthodox Churches and the affiliated churches are cordially invited to attend this daylong educational seminar and great opportunity for fellowship. Location: Nevart Gulbenkian ...

Egyptian security forces storm the Monastery of St Macarius, three monks badly Injured

09/15/2010 About 300 agents take part in the assault, backed by cars and armoured vehicles. Tear gas, batons and stones wee used against the monks. The siege, which began on 7 September, lasted 24 hours. Ownership and new cells for monks are the core of the contentious issue. Cairo (AsiaNews/Agencies) – Hundreds of Egyptian security forces, backed ...