A Centenary Anniversary of the End of the First World War Marked

Church of Serbia - 2/10/18 Patriarch Irinej and Patriarch Bartholomew attended in Thessalonica the ceremony marking the centenary of the breakthrough of the Thessaloniki Front and the end of the First World War. His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, accompanied by His Eminence Porfirije, Metropolitan of Zagreb-Ljubljana, made a three-day visit to Thessalonica. The occasion of this visit ...

Patriarchal Liturgy in honor of the hundredth anniversary of the breakthrough of the Thessalonica front

Church of Serbia - October 2018 On Sunday, September 30, 2018, in the church of Great Martyr Panteleimon, His Holiness Patriarch Ecumenical Bartholomew of Constantinople and His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej celebrated the Patriarchate Liturgy in honor of the 100th anniversary of the breakthrough of the Thessalonica Front and the end of the First World War. Patriarch ...

Together through centuries

Church of Serbia - 8/10/17 Collection “Together through Centuries”: contributions to history of the Russian-Serbian cultural, spiritual and political connections. Contributor and editor is monk Benyamin (Semenov) from the monastery of All Saints in Kingisepp. The collection “Together through Centuries” is a work in Russian and Serbian scholars, and it was presented on 4 October 2017 at the Russian ...

New Book About the Assyrian Genocide Published

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, and Soner ...

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

Photo: Pravoslavie.ru

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, signed ...

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

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. Petersburg ...

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

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 history. The ...

Patriarch Irenaeus in Thessaloniki

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 the ...

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

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 Dunay river. ...

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

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 the world’s ...

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

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 Divine ...

Solemn opening of Andricgrad

  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 Aleksandar Vucic, President ...

First World War and the Balkan Knot

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 Russia, USA, ...

Prayerfull remembrance on heroes of the First World War

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 prayerful ...