Chinese Orthodox Church

38 hours are set aside by the Khabarovsk Seminary for learning Chinese

January 16, 2015 News

Chinese Orthodox Church – English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas On December 15, 2014 at a press conference on the results of the outgoing year, Metropolitan Ignaty of the Khabarovsk and Amur Diocese called attention to the inter-relationship of the Khabarovsk Diocese and China, and also shared projects implemented on the basis of the Khabarovsk […]

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Student from Hong Kong at Khabarovsk Seminary is ordained to the diaconate for the Chinese Orthodox Church

January 5, 2015 Featured News

The Chinese Orthodox Church – 5/1/14 On December 5, 2014 during the Divine Liturgy in the lower church of the Transfiguration Cathedral, Metropolitan Ignaty of Khabarovsk and Amur ordained an off campus [distance learning] student, Anatoly Kung (Kung Cheung Ming, 龔長明) to the diaconate. Anatoly Kung was ordained with the blessing of Patriarch Kirill of […]

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Fifth anniversary of the temple restoration was celebrated in the Dormition church in Beijing

October 22, 2014 Featured News

The Chinese Orthodox Church – October 2014 BEIJING, Oct. 19. / TASS Correspondent Andrej Kirillov /. Fifth anniversary was celebrated today at the restored church of the Dormition of the Theotokos on the territory of the Russian Embassy in the Chinese capital. Built in 1902, the temple, half a century later when the transfer of […]

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Port Arthur Icon “TRIUMPH OF THE MOTHER OF GOD” has visited Harbin

July 26, 2014 Featured News

Sergey Eremin, Harbin English translation by Katherine Ilachinski The Chinese Orthodox Church – July 2014 In Harbin, the unexpected happened, but very happy and providential event – for the first time the Port Arthur Icon of the Mother of God “The Triumph of the Holy Virgin” visited the first Russian-Chinese EXPO – 2014. This occurrence is the most […]

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Center for Orthodox Cultural Studies signed in Shanghai

July 8, 2014 Featured News

The Chinese Orthodox Church – July 2014 Agreement about formation of the Center for Study of Orthodox Culture signed in Shanghai. On June 11, 2014, a solemn signing of the agreement between the Shanghai International Studies University and the Patriarchal Council for Culture about formation of the Center for Study of Orthodox Culture at the University of […]

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The Orthodox in China commemorated the Synaxis of the Chinese Martyrs

June 27, 2014 Featured News

The Chinese Orthodox Church – June 2014 English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas A Divine Liturgy, dedicated to the Synaxis of the Chinese Martyrs, was served in the Church of the Falling Asleep of the Theotokos on the territory of the Russian Embassy in the Chinese capital. The Festal liturgy was served by the Archpriest Dionisy Pozdnyayev, priest-in-charge […]

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China restores oldest surviving Orthodox church

March 2, 2014 Featured News

Chinese Orthodox Church – March 2014 English translation by Katherine Ilachinski On February 25, 2014 in the city of Chongqing, was held the first meeting of the Joint Working Group on cooperation in trade-economic and humanitarian fields of the Volga Federal District of the Russian Federation and the region of the upper and middle reaches of the […]

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The 120th anniversary of the birth of Metropolitan Victor (Svyatin)

February 7, 2014 Featured News

The Chinese Orthodox Church English translation by Katherine Ilachinski – 7/2/14 In the July issue of the newspaper “Kuban Orthodox voice” was posted material by Elizabeth Sergeevny Dyachenko, dedicated to the 120th anniversary of the birth of Metropolitan Victor (Svyatin), Chief of the 20th Orthodox Mission in China. In late May, the head of the Russian […]

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Conference on Orthodoxy and Russian culture in Asia held in Beijing

February 4, 2014 Featured News

Chinese Orthodox Church – February 2014 English translation by Katherine Ilachinski On December 13, 2013, a Chinese-Russian Conference “Russian cultural and historical traditions, and Russia’s relations with countries in the Asia -Pacific region” was held in Beijing. The scientific event was organized by the world of politics and public diplomacy, and the Institute of World Religions of China […]

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Port Arthur Icon in China

February 3, 2014 Featured News

Chinese Orthodox Church – February 2014 English translation by Katherine Ilachinski Port Arthur Icon in China, October 2013 (Harbin, to Manzhouli, Shenyang, then Dalian and Lushun [Port Arthur]) On October 12, 2013 Orthodox believers were waiting in Dalian for the arrival of the Icon of Triumph of the Holy Theotokos (from Port Arthur). Specifically Fr Dionisy […]

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Cossacks — Albazinians in China

January 26, 2014 Featured News

Chinese Orthodox Church English translation by Igor Radev January 2014 In September 1900, together with the Russian army and the Russian Embassy, the Beijing Orthodox Spiritual Mission also fled Beijing for Tianjin, accompanied by many Orthodox Chinese and Albazinians, who have survived the latest massacres perpetrated by the Boxers. There they settled within a compound*) belonging to Li Hongzhang in the vicinity […]

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Russian-Chinese dictionary preparation at ISCS in Hong Kong

January 26, 2014 News

Chinese Orthodox Church January 2014 English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas A workshop on preparing for publication a Russian-Chinese explanatory dictionary of Orthodox terminology was held at the Institute of Sino-Christian Studies in Hong Kong. The meeting was attended by Prof. Daniel Yeung, Director of the Institute, representatives of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, specialists from Beijing, […]

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The Nativity of Christ in Beijing

January 15, 2014 Featured News

The Chinese Orthodox Church – January 2014 English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas A Christmas divine service was held at Beijing’s Dormition church on the night of 6-7 January. The Divine Liturgy was headed by the rector, Rev. Sergiy Voronin, with Igumen Melety (Sokolov), a teacher from the Moscow Theological Academy & Seminary, concelebrating. By invitation of the […]

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Presentation of “Faith of Saints” Chinese documentary series was held in Khabarovsk

December 20, 2013 Featured News

  The Chinese Orthodox Church English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas 20/12/13 On Dec. 17, 2013, the Khabarovsk Theological Seminary hosted a presentation of the documentary series about Orthodoxy in Chinese “Faith of Saints”. The translation of the 30-episode series, directed by Yevgeny Krylov, was supported by the grant competition “Orthodox Initiative” by two parishes […]

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Chinese language for Seminarians

October 23, 2013 Featured News

Chinese Orthodox Church 23/10/13 English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas During the 2013-2014 school year, with the blessing of Metropolitan Ignaty of Khabarovsk and Amur, full-time students at the Khabarovsk Seminary will be introduced to the Chinese language. The purpose of introducing Chinese in the seminary program is to train a future pastor and missionary […]

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Chinese Orthodox will be educated in Khabarovsk Seminary

October 22, 2013 Featured News

The Chinese Orthodox Church – 22/10/13 English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas In October 2013 an educational programs for foreign students began to be implemented in the Khabarovsk Seminary.. This program is created in accordance with the Federal Law on Education of the Russian Federation № 273-FZ of December 29, 2012, the Charter of the Khabarovsk Theological Seminary and […]

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Gift of Irkutsk Metropolitan to Orthodox parish in Hong Kong

October 18, 2013 Featured News

The Chinese Orthodox Church – 18/10/13 English translation by Katherine Ilachinski On the feast of the Protection of the Mother of God with the blessing of His Eminence Vadim, Metropolitan of Irkutsk, the gift to the Hong Kong parish in the name of Apostles Saints Peter and Paul was transferred the icon of St. Innocent […]

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Patronal Feast day of St Sergius celebratio​n in Shenzhen house church

October 15, 2013 Featured News

The Chinese Orthodox Church – 14/10/13 On October 7-8 in the house church in the name of the Venerable Sergius of Radonezh celebrations were held in his honor. The Shenzhen church is consecrated in his memory. During the feast day, congregations of Orthodox churches in Hong Kong and Guangzhou,  came to share the joy of […]

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New glorification of a famous countryman

August 24, 2013 Featured News

The Chinese Orthodox Church English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas On July 19, the Gorodetsk St. Theodore men’s Monastery hosted an event very significant not only for Gorodetsk, but for all of Russia. They started glorifying the name of an outstanding oriental scholar, statesman, and Orthodox missionary – Archimandrite Pyotr (Pavel Ivanovich Kamensky). During a quarter […]

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Orthodox from Harbin arrived in Blagoveshchensk

July 31, 2013 News

Chinese Orthodox Church English translation by Katherine Ilachinski – July 2013 BLAGINFORM – Amur regional center was visited by members of the Chinese community of Holy Protection Church in Harbin City, who came to experience the parish life of Amur co-religionists. Friendship of Blagoveschensk inhabitants with the Orthodox from Harbin started during a trip to China, organized by the […]

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Re-tracing the final journey of the Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna, a group of pilgrims arrived in Beijing for the first time

July 24, 2013 Featured News

Chinese Orthodox Church English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas – 24/7/13 A group of pilgrims arrived in Beijing for the first time; they traveled along the posthumous journey of the Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna. This was announced today in an ITAR-TASS interview with Bishop Sergiy (Ivannikov) of Barnaul and Altai. “The purpose of the trip was to draw […]

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