Patron Saint’s Day of the Royal Family of Serbia

Church of Serbia- 18/12/17 The Royal Family of Serbia celebrated today its Patron Saint’s Day – St. Andrew the First Called, at the Royal Palace in Belgrade. The hosts are Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine, and the celebration was attended by religious leaders, members of the Advisory Bodies of the Crown, as ...

Solovki: Roman Catholic and Orthodox students together in the gulag archipelago

Nina Achmatova - 14/8/13 Sponsored by the Moscow Patriarchate and the Moscow Municipality, the volunteer project will see young people work to improve the conditions of the Solovki Monastery, following the monastic rule of 'Ora et labora'. Moscow (AsiaNews) - A group of Catholic and Orthodox students from various nations is taking part in a summer work ...

Cross of St Andrew the Apostle Arrives in Russia

A. Papapostolou - 12/7/13 The shrine with the Cross of St Andrew the First-Called has arrived in St Petersburg. The relic has opened the festivities marking the 1025th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus due to take place on the territory of three states – Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. “The arrival of the relic is the ...

Belt of the Holy Virgin delivered to Russia from Athos Monastery

Moscow, October 21, Interfax - Delegation of St. Andrew the First-Called Foundation delivered a reliquary with one of the greatest Christian shrines - belt of the Mother of God from the Vatopedi Monastery on Mount Athos to St. Petersburg "One of the reasons why we asked the Vatopedi Monastery to bring the belt of the ...

Russian, Georgian Orthodox Universities to Cooperate

24/5/2011 The Georgian Patriarchal University of Andrey the First-Called and the Orthodox Svyato-Tikhonovsky Humanitarian University (OSTHU) have signed a cooperation deal, RIA Novosti reports. The document was signed by Professor Sergo Vardosanidze, head of the University of Andrew the First-Called, and Arch-Priest of the OSTHU Vladimir Vorobyov. Vardosanidze congratulated Father Vladimir on his birthday. Metropolitan of the Gori and ...

Metropolitan Kornily believes attacks against Tallinn mayor in building church on Russian means Unclever

Moscow, January 13, Interfax - Metropolitan Kornily of Tallinn and All Estonia spoke to back up Tallinn mayor Edgar Savisaar who was earlier criticized for his intention to ask Russian St. Andrew the First-Called Foundation to donate on building an Orthodox church. "I consider attacks against city mayor Edgar Savisaar not only groundless, but unintelligent, irrelevant ...

Andrew-the-First-Called Foundation denounces criticism of Tallinn mayor

19/12/2010 The leadership of the Saint Andrew-the-First-Called Foundation has denounced criticism of Tallinn Mayor Edgar Savisaar over his request for aid in building an Orthodox church in the Estonian capital. It dismissed as absurd allegations by some Estonian politicians and media that Savisaar’s actions undermine the country’s security. Earlier, Estonian security police called him an “agent of ...

Patron Saint’s Day of Royal family of Karageorgevich

14/12/2010 Serbian Church Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II and Princess Katherine celebrated yesterday the the Royal Family Patron Saint Day of Saint Andrew the First Called in the Royal Palace in Belgrade. In the Royal chapel of St. Andrew the First Called the Divine Liturgy was served by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch with the ...