Far East

Blessing of the Holy Muron – Live television broadcast via satellite – July 18th – 2015

July 17, 2015 Featured News

On the occasion of the Blessing of the Holy Muron (Holy Chrism), the Noursat Broadcast will be broadcasting LIVE via satellite the Holy Divine Liturgy presided over by His Holiness Aram I. Place: St. Mary Monastery, Bikfaya, Lebanon Time corresponding UTC (GMT): Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 5:00 pm To watch live via internet click here:http://www.noursat.tv/ar/receive-us.php?chid=2 […]

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Pontifical Visit to the Far East

September 24, 2014 News

September 2014 On Septmeber 23, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians departed for a Pontifical visit to the Far East. During the visit His Holiness will be in India, Singapore, and the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. His Holiness is being escorted by His Grace Bishop Haigazun Najarian; Primate […]

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Patriarch Kirill concerned about sects spreading in the Far East

September 21, 2014 News

Khabarovsk – September 2014 On September 14, 2014, a meeting of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia with the Far East Development Minister Alexander Galushka, senior officials of constituent territories of the Russian Federation in the Far Eastern federal district and with hierarchs of the Far Eastern dioceses took place in Khabarovsk. […]

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Metropolitan Mar Diascoros says formation of Far East Diocese can be a reality in about 10 years

July 7, 2013 News

Liju Cherian – 7/7/13 Indian Malankara Orthodox Church #Metropolitan forms core panel for launch of ‘common church’ in Australia #Consecration of first Orthodox church in New Zealand by Sept CHENNAI, India ~ HG Dr Yuhanon Mar Diascoros, Indian Orthodox Metropolitan of Madras Diocese since March 2009, heads a vast territory geographically. The New Madras Diocese […]

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Patriarch Kirill consecrated the largest cathedral in Far East

September 2, 2011 News

Magadan, September 2, Interfax – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia consecrated the biggest in the Far East Orthodox church – Trinity Cathedral in Magadan. “Kolyma is the Russian Calvary and perhaps those who tormented people on this earth, pronounced terrible words during transporting convicts “step to the right, step to the left – […]

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Protestant Congregations Now Vastly Outnumber Orthodox Ones in Russian Far East

November 10, 2010 Featured News

9/11/2010 Paul Goble Staunton, November 8 – Protestant congregations now outnumber Russian Orthodox ones in Russia’s Far East, a development that both reflects and reinforces the distinctive regional identity and anti-Moscow sentiments of many of the people in that enormous region, according to religious specialists. Today, the Trans-Baikal news agency reported that “the most ‘Protestant’ […]

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Patriarch Kirill tours Far East

September 17, 2010 News

17/9/2010 The head of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill is now touring Russian Far East. Speaking in the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski, he said that the aim of his tour is to meet with common Orthodox believers, to get a closer acquaintance of the region’s indigenous peoples, to restore missionary traditions of the past, to […]

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