First World War

New Book About the Assyrian Genocide Published

May 16, 2017 Featured
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AINA – May 2017 PURCHASE A COPY HERE: (AINA) — A new book on the Turkish genocide of Assyrians has been published by Berghahn Books. The book, titled Let Them Not Return – Sayfo — The Genocide Against the Assyrian, Syriac, and Chaldean Christians in the Ottoman Empire, was edited by David Gaunt, Naures Atto, […]

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ST. NICHOLAS CHURCH IN MERANO, ITALY TRANSFERRED TO RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

April 6, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 6/4/17 On March 31, in Bolzano, the capital city of Italy’s northern Alto-Adige region, the ceremony of signing an agreement to transfer the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in Merano to the use of the Russian Orthodox Church was held. Bishop Anthony of Bogorodsk, the administrator of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Italian parishes, […]

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SISTERS OF MERCY OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR EXHIBIT OPENS AT TSARSKOYE SELO

May 8, 2016 Featured News

Royal Russia – May 2016 On 5th May, the Sisters of Mercy of the First World War exhibition, opened at the Russia in the Great War Museum in the Sovereign’s Martial Chamber at Tsarskoye Selo. The exhibit features cards and postcards dating from 1914-1918, from the private collection of Victor Palagnyuk, a member of the St. […]

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The International Scientific Conference “Orthodox World and the First World War” held

January 21, 2015 Featured News

On the 5th and 6th of December 2014, Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the University of Belgrade hosted the International Scientific Conference “Orthodox World and the First World War”. Opening Words The First World War, which started a hundred years ago, represented a significant historical milestone, which had a profound impact on European and world […]

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Patriarch Irenaeus in Thessaloniki

October 20, 2014 Featured News

October 2014 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irenaeus arrived to Thessaoloniki on 17 October 2014, in a three-day visit to the Metropolitanate of Neapolis and Stavropolis. The Metropolitanate organized a visit of the Serbian Patriarch on the occasion of the centenary of the beginning of the First World War, since more than 7500 Serbian victims of […]

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Cross set up in Belgrade to commemorate defenders of the city during the First World War

September 19, 2014 Featured News

September 2014 Belgrade, September 19, Interfax – A commemorative sign honoring the soldiers who fought in the First World War, defending the Kalemegdan fortress in Belgrade, was inaugurated by Serbian President Tomislav Nicolic and Russian Railways (RZhD) chief Vladimir Yakunin. The monument was set up at the fortress Kalemegdan where the river Sava merges the […]

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“Peace is the Future – Dialogue of Religions and Cultures : 100 years after the First World War” Conference in Belgium

September 10, 2014 News

10/9/14 On September 7, in the Belgian city of Antwerp, an international conference entitled “Peace is the Future; Dialogue of Religions and Cultures; 100 years after the First World War”, was held through the initiative of the Community of Sant’egidio of the Catholic Church. The conference was attended by over 300 delegates and guests from […]

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Pan-Orthodox Liturgy and Memorial Service in Commemoration of the beginning of WWI

July 26, 2014 Featured News

Eastern Orthodox Churches – July 2014 Orthodoxy in Melbourne under the aegis of the Episcopal Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in Oceania commemorated the beginning of the First World War in the “Axion Estin” (“It is Truly Meet”) Greek Orthodox Monastery in Melbourne on Saturday, 19 July 2014 with the celebration of a Pan-Orthodox Hierarchical […]

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Solemn opening of Andricgrad

July 2, 2014 Featured News

  Church of Serbia – 2/7/14 On the occasion of the centenary of the beginning of the First World War and the Sarajevo Assasination Andricgrad was solemnly opened in attendance of the highest officials of Republic of Srpska and Serbia in Visegrad, on 28 June 2014. By cutting the red tape Prime Minister of Serbia […]

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Remembrance of heroes of Kosovo

December 16, 2011 News

On 15th December celebrations took place of the 97th anniversary of the Battle of Kolubara, which was not only the greatest allied victory won during 1914, but also a textbook example of strategic action of the less skilled and less-equipped armed force which from its defensive position succeeded in diverting the course of …

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First World War and the Balkan Knot

December 10, 2011 Featured News

7/12/2011 His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno attended yesterday an opening of the International Scientific Conference dedicated to political relations on the Balkans and Europe before the First World War. The theme of the conference was The First World War and the Balkan knot – the Balkans before the First World War. Fifty scientists from […]

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Prayerfull remembrance on heroes of the First World War

August 3, 2011 News

2/8/2011 Serbian Church On the occasion of 97th anniversary of the First World War, His Grace Vicar Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno served yesterday in front of the Monument to the Russian Soldiers at the New cemetary in Belgrade a memorial service for the glorious heroes fallen for freedom of the Russian and Serbian people. This […]

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