RUSSIAN COMPATRIOTS ARE COMMEMORATED IN THE PHILIPPINES

The compatriots who found refuge on the Island of Tubabao in 1949-51 were commemorated in the Philippines on 15-18 November 2015. The Russian refugees came from China under the guidance of Bishop John of Shanghai. Taking part in the commemorative events were descendants of the Russian refugees from China who are living in the USA and ...

Bishop-Elect Paul addresses bishops, clergy and faithful at Vespers

Archimandrite Paul (Gassios)

CHICAGO, IL [OCA] - December 2014 At the celebration of Vespers at Chicago’s historic Holy Trinity Cathedral on Friday, December 26, 2014 — the eve of his consecration to the Episcopate — Bishop-Elect Paul [Gassios] delivered an address to the bishops, clergy and faithful. His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, and several members of the Holy Synod of Bishops ...

Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Bishops Abducted in Syria

Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America - April 2014 1. We, the Hierarchs of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America, representing millions of Orthodox Christians, express our grave concern over the escalation of unrest and ongoing violence in countries throughout the Middle East, especially in Egypt, ...

30 Minnesota priests accused of abusing children

December 2013  The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has publicly disclosed the identities of 30 priests accused of sexually abusing minors in the state. According to the Associated Press, the archdiocese said the priests identified have had "credible claims against them of sexual abuse of a minor.” The list also includes the identities of four additional ...