Stolen Holy Gospel Book Returned

By Michelle Kearns NEWS STAFF REPORTER 27/11/2011 The Rev. Volodymyr Zablotskyy had given up on getting back a stolen Holy Gospel book, with saint portraits embedded on its red velvet cover, treasured by the members of SS. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, but a stranger handed it to a stunned parishioner as he walked the Lovejoy neighborhood over ...

Vandals hit Anchorage Cathedral

Orthodox Church in America ANCHORAGE, AK [OCA} -- Vandals hit Saint Innocent Cathedral here on Wednesday, June 9, 2010, pillaging the altar’s liturgical appointments and burning pages of the Gospel Book. Several other items were stolen. According to media reports, the suspects entered through windows in the back of the cathedral some time between midnight and ...