PATRIARCH KIRILL VISITS BELLINGSHAUSEN RUSSIAN ANTARCTIC STATION

18/2/16 - ww.mospat.ru PATRIARCH KIRILL’S HOMILY AFTER THE SERVICE AT THE HOLY TRINITY CHURCH IN ANTARCTICA https://mospat.ru/en/2016/02/18/news128605/ On February 17, 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia visited the Bellingshausen Station on Waterloo Island in Antarctica. The plane carrying the patriarch and his party took off after 7 o’clock in the morning, local time, from ...

ACTOR TOM HANKS VISITS ORTHODOX CHURCH IN ANTARCTICA

Foma - 16/2/16 Famous actor Tom Hanks visited the Orthodox church of the Life-Giving Trinity in Antarctica at the Russian polar station “Bellingshausen” on Waterloo Island, Deacon Maxim Gerb, a cleric of the church in Antarctica, told the journal Foma. “Many interesting people visit our church, including Tom Hanks who was recently sailing past our island on a ...

Russian church to be consecrated in Antarctica

14/2/14 Moscow, February 12, Interfax – An expedition is traveling from Moscow to Antarctica with the purpose of the great consecration of the southernmost Russian Orthodox church on Earth. Shortly before the start Bishop Iakov of Naryan-Mar and Mezensk performed a parting prayer for the expedition members at the Russian Geographical Society’s headquarters, the Society’s spokesperson told Interfax. The bishop consecrated the North Pole in 2011, and Northern ...