Jesse Dominick

ARCHAEOLOGISTS DISCOVER MYSTERIOUS NEW DEAD SEA SCROLLS

December 31, 2016 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – 31/12/16 New scrolls have been found on the territory of the Cave of Skulls in the mountainous area not far from the Dead Sea. Archaeologists discovered the scroll fragments, although the language in which the ancient texts are written is unknown to linguists, reports TsarGrad. So far it has been established that they are […]

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METROPOLITAN HILARION OF VOLOKALAMSK CELEBRATES RITE OF UNITING TO ORTHODOX CHURCH FOR THOSE TEMPORARILY FALLEN AWAY

December 28, 2016 Featured News

Patriarchia.ru – Pravoslavie.ru – 28/12/16 On December 25, 2016, the Twenty-Seventh Sunday of Pentecost, the Sunday of the Holy Forefathers and day of commemoration of St. Spyridon of Tremithus, the Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokalamsk celebrated in the Moscow church of the Joy of All […]

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GEORGIAN CHURCH CANONIZES TWO KINGS, TWO ABBESSES, AND A CATHOLICOS WHO RULED 1932-1955

December 26, 2016 Featured News

Blagovest – Pravoslavie- 26/12/16 The Holy Synod of the Georgian Orthodox Church, at a December 21 meeting, has numbered among the ranks of the saints two kings—Bargrat III and Solomon I, two abbesses—Nina (Amilakhvari) and Tamar (Mardzhanishvili), and Catholics-Patriarch Kallistrat (Tsintsadze) who lead the Church in the difficult years of 30s-50s of the previous century, reports […]

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METROPOLITAN JEREMIAH OF GORTYNOS: “WE SHOULD NOT RUSH TO RECOGNIZE THE RESULTS OF THE CRETE COUNCIL. WE NEED A NEW DISCUSSION OF THE ‘RELATIONSHIP OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH WITH THE REST OF THE CHRISTIAN WORLD’ DOCUMENT”

December 15, 2016 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – 15/12/16 The hierarch of the Greek Orthodox Church has commented on the results of the Crete Council and criticized the document “Relationship of the Orthodox Church with the Rest of the Christian World.” The main points of his statement are published here: 1. “The Crete Council should have clarified the situation (to protect […]

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

December 6, 2016 News

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 […]

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AUTHENTICITY OF SCROLLS WITH FIRST MENTION OF CHRIST PROVEN

December 3, 2016 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – 3/12/16 Physicists from the British university of Surrey have proven the authenticity of 2,000-year-old metallic scrolls found in 2008 in a Jordanian cave. The book, with a portrait of Christ, describes the appearance of God in Solomon’s temple as Jesus prayed, reportsVesti.Ru with reference to Yahoo! News. The unique, historical artifact is made of […]

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PUTIN SAYS FATHER OF PATRIARCH KIRILL BAPTIZED HIM IN 1952

November 21, 2016 Featured News

Social Media News Russian President Vladimir Putin has said in the Saida Medvedeva film “Patriarch” on the “Russia 1” channel that Patriarch Kirill’s father baptized him in Leningrad in 1952. The Russian leader spoke about how at the end of 1952 his fatther, a member of the Communist Party, had him secretly baptized in Transfiguration […]

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PATRIARCH KIRILL ASKS PRIESTS NOT TO GIVE FLOWERS FOR JUBILEE, BUT TO HELP HOSPITAL

November 20, 2016 News

Pravoslavie.ru – 20/11/16 “Important equipment for the St. Alexei Hospital will be bought with this money,” said the chairman of the Synodal Department for Church Charity and Social Services, Bishop Panteleimon of Orekhovo-Zuevsk, at a Moscow press conference. Patriarch Kirill will celebrate his jubilee on November 20. The central event will be the Liturgy in Christ […]

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EUROVISION OPENING WON’T BE HELD IN ST. SOPHIA’S

November 17, 2016 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – 17/11/16 No Eurovision 2017 events will be held on the square and territory of St. Sophia’s Cathedral in Kiev. This was emphasized by Deputy Chairman Alexei Reznikov of the Kiev city government during a briefing on November 15, reports the Information-Education Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. “No events and no official activities […]

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ICONS MIRACULOUSLY APPEAR ON WALLS OF OMSK CHURCH

November 5, 2016 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – 5/1//16 In the Omsk church of the Great Marty and Healer Panteleimon negative silhouettes of saints have appeared underneath their icons. Strange gray outlines on the wall behind the icons were first noticed a year ago. Specialists had just begun painting the walls. The priest and rector of the church decided not to speak […]

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PRIMATE OF GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH: PLAN FOR DE-CHRISTIANIZING EUROPE BEING REALIZED IN BRUSSELS

November 1, 2016 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – 11/1/16 Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens visited the small border island of St. Eustratius. Addressing the locals, the primate of the Greek Church said: “In Brussels they’re continuing to realize their plan of de-Christianizing Europe. We must stay vigilant,” reports Agionorus.ru. According to the archbishop, “history has shown that when we were united, no one […]

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ARCHBISHOP IERONYMOS CRITICIZES POLICY OF DE-CHRISTIANIZATION OF GREECE

October 22, 2016 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – 21/10/16 In a speech in the city of Livadia Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens sharply criticized the governmental policy of the de-Christianization of Greece: “You have sold out and continue to sell out Greece’s treasures, you give away our railroads, our ports, but our homeland and Orthodoxy we will not give up,” reports Agionoros. Referring […]

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NEW ABBOT OF ATHONITE ST. PANTELEIMON’S MONASTERY ELECTED

October 3, 2016 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – 3/10/2016 A ballot for the new abbot of the Russian St. Panteleimon’s Monastery on Mt. Athos was held on October 2, 2016, with Hierodeacon Evlogy (Ivanov) being chosen as the new superior, reports a correspondent of Russian Athos. The voting procedure was according to the standing so-called “Athos Constitution,” approved by the Greek administration […]

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SECURITY OFFICIALS IN MOSCOW CHECK DANILOV MONASTERY AFTER BOMB THREAT

September 27, 2016 Featured News

RIA-Novosti – September 2016 Security officials have begun an inspection on the territory of Danilov Monastery in southern Moscow following an anonymous message about an explosive device placed somewhere within the monastery, reports an RIA-Novosti source in the capital’s emergency services. “There was an anonymous call of a bomb threat and an investigation is underway,” stated […]

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HIS HOLINESS PATRIARCH KIRILL: DRUNKENNESS BRINGS GREAT SUFFERING TO OUR PEOPLE

September 13, 2016 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – September 2016 September 11, 2016, in the Twelfth week after Pentecost, on the feast of the Beheading of the Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist of the Lord John, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the main cathedral of the stavropegial Donskoy Monastery in Moscow. Special petitions for […]

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SEPTEMBER 6 THE CHURCH COMMEMORATES THE APPEARANCE OF THE MOST HOLY THEOTOKOS TO VENERABLE SERGIUS OF RADONEZH

September 8, 2016 Featured News

Union of Orthodox Journalists – September 2016 Once, in the deep of night, Venerable Sergius was reading an Akathist to the Mother of God. Having completed the usual rule he sat a bit to rest when suddenly he said to his cell attendant Venerable Micah: “Watch, child, we will have a miraculous visitation.” Barely had he […]

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CHURCH WILL INVITE SERPENTOLOGISTS TO STUDY “MIRACLE OF WARM-BLOODED SNAKES” IN GREECE

September 6, 2016 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – September 2016 At the invitation of the Church, snake specialists will travel to the Greek island of Kefalonia to measure the temperature of the snakes living there, which, according to eyewitness testimony, gather at the place of a former monastery on the feast of the Dormition, and are warm-blooded, stated the head of the […]

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PATRIARCH KIRILL WARNS AGAINST PUBLICIZING “DESTRUCTIVE IDEAS” ON THE INTERNET

August 27, 2016 Featured News

RIA-Novosti – August 2016 The primate of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill, speaking on Sunday in the Trinity Cathedral on a visit to the Transfiguration Solovki Monastery called upon all who use the internet to understand their responsibility for what they write online. “Today anyone who publishes his thoughts and words on the internet is […]

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FIRST ORTHODOX RESORT OPENS IN SOCHI

August 25, 2016 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – August 2016 The first Orthodox resort “Lesnoe (Forest)” has opened in Sochi for the development of pilgrimage and the popularization of the history of the region, reports RIA. The resort has two camp areas and trails for hiking excursions. The resort is already under active development, including agreements of cooperation with Sochi tourist organizations […]

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COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS: RUSSIA PROTECTS AND WILL PROTECT CHRISTIANS AND COMBAT CHRISTIANOPHOBIA

August 25, 2016 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – August 2016 Russia protects and will protect Christians and combat Christianophobia in all international arenas, including the UN. Commissioner for Human Rights of the Russian Foreign Ministry Constantine Dolgov gave this assurance today, reports Tsargrad.tv. According to him, Russia is counting on support from dozens of countries, and not only those with a predominantly […]

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MANUSCRIPT OF ST. JOHN MAXIMOVITCH FROM ARCHIVES OF TRANSCARPATHIAN ASCETIC PUBLISHED IN US

August 24, 2016 Featured News

Orthodox Life – August 2016 A compilation of previously unpublished essays of St. John Maximovitch, Archbishop of Shanghai and San Francisco, has been published in San Francisco. One of the texts, On Prayer, was published in the translation of a spiritual child of St. John, the ascetic of faith of the Transcarpathian region, Archimandrite Vasily (Pronin), […]

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