Jerusalem’s Church of Holy Sepulchre Closes to Protest Taxes

Jerusalem's Church of Holy Sepulchre Closes to Protest Taxes © REUTERS/ Amir Cohen

Sputniknews - 26/2/18 Christian sects in Jerusalem administering the Jerusalem Temple of the Holy Sepulchre closed the shrine on Sunday in protest against the plans of the city authorities to levy a municipal tax on them, according to the brotherhood of the Holy Sepulchre. The Christian leaders call it a violation of the "status quo" by the mayor; municipal law ...

HIS BEATITUDE METROPOLITAN ONUFRY CALLS UPON CHRISTIANS TO GO TO CHURCH AS OFTEN AS POSSIBLE

Ukrainian Orthodox Church - 12/6/16 It was precisely in the Temple that the Blessed Virgin Mary prepared her soul to become the container of the uncontainable God. His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry spoke about this in his homily on the feat of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple. “People sometimes say it’s not necessary to go to church ...

Apostle James – the Brother of the Lord

Church of Serbia - 5/11/16 Holy Apostle James, the Brother of God (Adelphotheos) was the son of Righteous Joseph the Betrothed of the Most Holy Theotokos (December 26). From his early years James was a Nazarene, a man especially dedicated to God. The Nazarenes vowed to preserve their virginity, to abstain from wine, to refrain from eating ...

Mary: The Example to All Christians

Theotokos and Christ Child

John G. Panagiotou - August 2015 Purchase book 'The Life of the Virgin' here: Mary of Nazareth has been given many titles over the last two millennia. She is called the Virgin Mary, Theotokos (Greek: “Birthgiver of God”), Panagia (Greek: “All Holy One”), the Blessed Mother and Our Lady to name a few. No other woman has achieved ...