‘Ritual Killing’? Probe Into Murder Of Tsar’s Family Spotlights Old ‘Anti-Semitic’ Conspiracy Theory

Tsar Nicholas II and his family were murdered in a Yekaterinburg in July 1918.

Tom Balmforth - RFE/RL - 2/12/17 MOSCOW -- Russian investigators say they are probing the possibility that Tsar Nicholas II and his family were murdered in a "ritual killing," appearing to give new life to an old conspiracy theory criticized by Jewish community members as blatantly anti-Semitic. The revelation echoes a conspiracy theory that the Bolshevik Revolution 100 ...

HUNGARIAN GOVERNMENT SIGNS AGREEMENT TO ALLOCATE $8 MILLION TO RESTORE ORTHODOX CHURCHES

Photo: hungary.orthodoxia.org

Pravoslavie.ru - 11/3/17 On February 1, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban signed a government order to allocate a state grant to the Russian Orthodox Church’s Hungarian diocese for restoring and constructing new churches. Most recently, the ceremonial signing of the agreement on the transfer of funds took place on Thursday, March 9, according to the site of the ...

CHURCH TO ANNOUNCE RESULTS OF EXAMINATIONS OF “EKATERINBURG REMAINS” IN SECOND QUARTER OF 2017

Pravoslavie.ru - 6/1/17 Abbot of Moscow’s Sretensky Monastery, Bishop Tikhon (Shevkunov) of Egorievsk has reported when the results of Church assessments in the criminal case of the deaths of the members of the Royal Family will be known. “We hope that, as the work is quite voluminous and the report will be quite large, somewhere in the ...

BISHOP TIKHON (SHEVKUNOV) MEETS WITH PRESIDENT OF MACEDONIA

Pravoslavie.ru - 6/10/16 On October 3 Bishop Tikhon (Shevkunov) of Yegoryevsk, Vicar of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, met with the President of the Republic of Macedonia Gjorge Ivanov, reports the Makfax independent Macedonian news agency. During the meeting they exchanged views on the present state of relations between the Macedonian Orthodox Church which is unrecognized ...

OCA seminaries begin 2011-2012 Academic Year

CRESTWOOD, NY [OCA] 2/9/2011 Orientation sessions for new students at Saint Vladimir’s Seminary, Crestwood, NY, and Saint Tikhon’s Seminary, South Canaan, PA, ushered in the opening of the 2011-2012 school year during the last week of August . At Saint Vladimir’s, Chancellor/CEO Archpriest Chad Hatfield introduced 17 new students to the rigors of seminary life and the “tough ...

Moscow Patriarchate delegation attends celebrations devoted to the Primate of the Church of Constantinople’s name-day

13.06.2011 The celebrations on the occasion of His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople’s name-day took place on June 10, in Istanbul. With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the celebrations were attended by a Russian Orthodox Church delegation led by Bishop Tikhon of Podolsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s financial ...

Greeting of the icon begins Orthodox weekend Pilgrimage

28/5/2011 MAYFIELD - The 107th annual pilgrimage to St. Tikhon of Zadonsk Orthodox Monastery in South Canaan officially opened Friday and will continue through Monday. The events began with the greeting of the myrrh-streaming icon of St. Anna at the monastery archway, with Bishop Tikhon of the Philadelphia and eastern Pennsylvania diocese and Father Igumen Sergius, abbot ...