THE CHURCH OF THE TEN LEPERS IN THE TOWN OF BURQIN

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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - By Heba Hrimat - July 2017 In a town that merely inhabits in its humble neighbourhoods 68 scattered Christians alongside their 7000 Muslim cohabitants, lies one of the world’s oldest Churches, a few metres away from the historic centre of the town of Burqin on top of a downhill. The Church ...

Metropolitan Alexios’ Thoughts on the Holy and Great Council

Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Atlanta- July 2016 My Beloved Ones, Having just returned from Greece, I would like you to join me in giving glory to Almighty God for the beautiful meetings that took place during the Holy and Great Council in Crete, the island of Saints and Heroes of our Orthodox γένος. I felt the presence of the ...

Liturgical Gathering at the Military Academy in Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 10/3/15 Head of the Department for Faiths, Colonel Dr. Sasa Milutinovic, attended the Liturgy at the Military Academy. Divine Liturgies are regularly in all the chapels located within military caserns. The Second Sunday in Lent, on which the Orthodox Church celebrates Great Saint of Thessaloniki Gregory Palamas, was celebrated at the chapel of ...

Ukrainian artillery shells convent in Lugansk

July 2014 On July 4, 2014, a little past 3 AM the Ukrainian army, coming very close to Lugansk, fired artillery against the regional clinical oncological dispensary of Lugansk, where the St. Olga’s Convent is located, reports the convent’s website. “It was obviously a response to the prayer resistance to the Fratricidal war, organized by the clergy ...

Remembrance of the Heroes of December 1989 at the Patriarchal Cathedral

These days the priests and deacons celebrate remembrance services at the cemeteries, monuments and road side shrines from all over the country dedicated to the heroes of December 1989 who sacrificed their lives for the freedom, faith and dignity of the Romanian people. On 22 December 2012, the heroes of December 1989 were remembered at the ...