NOVICE MONK GOES MISSING ON MT. ATHOS

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Pravoslavie.ru - 25/1/17 The search is ongoing to locate a 43-year-old Ukrainian novice monk who went missing while visiting Mt. Athos, reports Romfea. Police report that the novice was hosted in a cell, then on January 16 set out to visit an acquaintance in Karakallou Monastery, one of the mountain’s twenty ruling monasteries. The surrounding area was experiencing ...

PATRIARCH KIRILL CONSECRATED THE RESTORED CATHEDRAL OF OLD RUSSIKON ON MT. ATHOS

  Translated by Jesse Dominick  - Pravoslavie.ru - 30/5/16 The main cathedral of the Old Russikon skete of the Great-Martyr Panteleimon was solemnly consecrated on May 28 on Holy Mount Athos by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, reports a correspondent of the site “Russian Athos.” For a long time, after the tragic events of the twentieth ...

PRIMATE OF THE UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH VISITS MT. ATHOS

On 4 November 2015, the feast day of the Kazan icon of the Mother of God, His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine arrived in the Russian monastery of St. Panteleimon on the Holy Mountain of Athos. The brethren met the Metropolitan at the gates; he proceeded to the main church and venerated the ...

COPY OF THE IVERON ICON IS BROUGHT TO AUSTRALIA FROM MT. ATHOS

Pravoslavie.ru - May 2015 With the blessing of Archbishop Stylianos of Australia a copy of the wonder-working Iveron (“the Portaitissa”) Icon of Holy Theotokos has been brought to the Church of the Dormition of the Mother of God in Melbourne, Australia, reports AgionOros.ru. The gift of the Athonite Iveron Monastery was solemnly met by hundreds of believers arriving ...

GREEK GOVERNMENT TO ALLOCATE 1.3 MILLION EURO TO HOLY MOUNT ATHOS

Pravoslavie.ru - April 2015 According to the Government Gazette (Greece), the Greek Ministerial Council has approved the amount of annual aid to monasteries on Mt. Athos, assigned in accordance with article No. 2 of the law No. 1166/1981, “On institution of annual grants to holy monasteries of the Holy Mountain.” The decision was made several days after a ...

ANOTHER CHURCH OF ST. PAISIOS OF MT. ATHOS TO BE BUILT IN GREECE

Pravoslavie.ru Chania (Khania: Crete, Greece) March 2015 On March 22, 2015, after the Sunday evening service at the Church of St. Christopher (Agios Christoforos) in the town of Chania (Crete) His Eminence Metropolitan Damaskinos of Kydonia and Apokoronon addressed himself to its rector, Archpriest Basilios, and the congregation. The hierarch announced that the diocese had made a decision ...

A UNIQUE BOOK ON THE HISTORY OF RUSSIAN ATHONITE MONASTICISM PUBLISHED AT MT. ATHOS

Holy Mount Athos, March 20, 2015 - Pravoslavie.ru The History of St. Panteleimon’s Russian Monastery on Mt. Athos From Ancient Times to 1735, is the title of the fourth volume published by St. Panteleimon’s Monastery on Mt. Athos of a 25-volume series: Russian Athos of the 19th-20th Centuries, dedicated to the 1000th anniversary of ancient Russian monasticism ...

PATRIARCHATE OF CONSTANTINOPLE TO LIMIT THE INFLUX OF NON-GREEK MONKS TO MOUNT ATHOS

Monastic Republic of Mout Athos - 7/3/14 The Romfea.gr Greek portal, referring to its own reliable sources, writes that the Holy Kinot of Holy Mount Athos has received an extensive message from His Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople recently, reports AgionOros.ru. This document expresses his concern in connection with the attempts to over-build Mt. Athos and "change its look" through the uncontrolled and ...

Dačić visits Serbian monastery in Greece

Tanjug February - March 2014 MT. ATHOS --  Ivica Dačić visited the Hilandar monastery at Mt. Athos in Greece and said the spiritual edifice was one of the most important treasures of the Serb people. It must not be neglected, Serbia's outgoing prime minister and leader of the Socialists (SPS) was quoted as saying on Wednesday. Dačić expressed satisfaction ...