ANNIVERSARY OF FALL OF CONSTANTINOPLE GIVES OCCASION FOR GREEK HIERARCHS TO CALL FOR RESISTANCE TO GREECE’S “DECAPITATION FROM CHRIST”

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Pravoslavie.ru - June 2017 The city of Constantinople, the capital of the great Byzantine Empire, fell to the invading Ottoman Turks on May 29, 1453. Recalling the great loss suffered by Orthodox Christians at that time, Greek hierarchs, speaking at events in remembrance of that loss, called for Greeks today to stand up and defend their greatest ...

A PROTESTANT PASTOR IN KALININGRAD EMBRACES ORTHODOXY

Pravoslavie.fm - May 2016 On Sunday April 17, 2016, Nikita Yeremeyev, former pastor of a Protestant community, was received into Orthodoxy in Kaliningrad, reports the Kaliningrad Diocese’s officialwebsite. “My conversion to Orthodoxy from Protestantism is not a mere desertion from the enemy’s army, but rather a result of some sort of evolution of worldview. In Protestantism I became ...

A BOOK ON NUN LYUDMILA AND VLADIMIR WHO WERE KILLED IN YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK CATHEDRAL TWO YEARS AGO IS PUBLISHED

Pravoslavie.ru - 10/2/16 The book will be available in the electronic form on the Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and Kurily Diocese’s official website. The long-awaited book, Drops of Love, was launched at the assembly hall of the spiritual and educational center on the territory of the Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Cathedral of Holy Resurrection. This is a collection of biographies of Nun Lyudmila (Pryashnikova) ...

Patriarch Kirill Prays for Victims of the Moscow Metro Accident

Patriarch Kirill offered his prayers for the repose of the dead and the speedy recovery of all the accident’s victims. July 15, 2014 On July 15, 2014, in the All Saints Church at the Russian Patriarchal Synodal residence in the Danilov Monastery in Moscow, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia served a litany for the ...

The Eucharist is the greatest blessing and consolation in this life

o1/01/2014 On the Sunday of the Holy Forefathers, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-on-Bolshaya-Ordynka, Moscow. In his archpastoral homily after the service, Metropolitan Hilarion said: “In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit! We have not so much ...