A high-level Russian delegation visited an Orthodox church in Pyongyang

English translation by Katherine Ilachinski - May 2014 The Russian delegation headed by Deputy Prime Minister on Monday visited the temple of the Holy Trinity in the south of Pyongyang. PYONGYANG. Based in North Korea on a three-day visit, the Russian delegation headed by Deputy Prime Minister - Presidential Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District Yuri ...

Ukrainians from Beijing celebrated Holy Pascha

Orthodox Christianity in China - April -May 2014 English translation by Katherine Ilachinski Orthodox Ukrainians living in Beijing for the first time this year were able to celebrate the feast of Pascha on its territory - at the Ukrainian Embassy in the PRC. At the Paschal liturgy, which was conducted at night by parish cleric of Adrian and Natalia, priest ...

China restores oldest surviving Orthodox church

Chinese Orthodox Church - March 2014 English translation by Katherine Ilachinski On February 25, 2014 in the city of Chongqing, was held the first meeting of the Joint Working Group on cooperation in trade-economic and humanitarian fields of the Volga Federal District of the Russian Federation and the region of the upper and middle reaches of the Yangtze River ...

The 120th anniversary of the birth of Metropolitan Victor (Svyatin)

The Chinese Orthodox Church English translation by Katherine Ilachinski - 7/2/14 In the July issue of the newspaper "Kuban Orthodox voice" was posted material by Elizabeth Sergeevny Dyachenko, dedicated to the 120th anniversary of the birth of Metropolitan Victor (Svyatin), Chief of the 20th Orthodox Mission in China. In late May, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, ...

Conference on Orthodoxy and Russian culture in Asia held in Beijing

Chinese Orthodox Church - February 2014 English translation by Katherine Ilachinski On December 13, 2013, a Chinese-Russian Conference "Russian cultural and historical traditions, and Russia's relations with countries in the Asia -Pacific region" was held in Beijing. The scientific event was organized by the world of politics and public diplomacy, and the Institute of World Religions of China Academy of ...

Port Arthur Icon in China

Chinese Orthodox Church - February 2014 English translation by Katherine Ilachinski Port Arthur Icon in China, October 2013 (Harbin, to Manzhouli, Shenyang, then Dalian and Lushun [Port Arthur]) On October 12, 2013 Orthodox believers were waiting in Dalian for the arrival of the Icon of Triumph of the Holy Theotokos (from Port Arthur). Specifically Fr Dionisy Pozdnyaev flew in from Hong ...

Gift of Irkutsk Metropolitan to Orthodox parish in Hong Kong

The Chinese Orthodox Church - 18/10/13 English translation by Katherine Ilachinski On the feast of the Protection of the Mother of God with the blessing of His Eminence Vadim, Metropolitan of Irkutsk, the gift to the Hong Kong parish in the name of Apostles Saints Peter and Paul was transferred the icon of St. Innocent of Irkutsk ...

In Beijing a moleben service was conducted to Martyr Elizaveta Feodorovna

August 2013 The Chinese Orthodox Church English translation by Katherine Ilachinski In Beijing in the Orthodox Church on the territory of the Russian Embassy, a moleben service was conducted to Grand Princess, martyr Elizaveta Feodorovna. This was announced today in an interview with correspondent of Itar-Tass, said Bishop Sergius (Ivannikov) of Barnaul and Altai. "Today's liturgy has been devoted to the ...

Orthodox from Harbin arrived in Blagoveshchensk

Chinese Orthodox Church English translation by Katherine Ilachinski - July 2013 BLAGINFORM - Amur regional center was visited by members of the Chinese community of Holy Protection Church in Harbin City, who came to experience the parish life of Amur co-religionists. Friendship of Blagoveschensk inhabitants with the Orthodox from Harbin started during a trip to China, organized by the Department of Pilgrimage ...

Guests from China took part in the Orthodox quiz

Chinese Orthodox Church English translation by Katherine Ilachinski 3/11/2012 With the blessing of His Grace Maxim, Bishop of Barnaul and Altai, Barnaul seminary rector, on October 13, as part of the Open House of Barnaul Theological School, in the auditorium of the seminary, a quiz was held for students from China studying in the Altai State University. Since there ...

Russian Club in Harbin held the next work day in the Russian section of the Huangshan cemetery

The Chinese Autonomous Orthodox Church 21/7/2012 English Translation by Katherine Ilachinski On May 19 2012, the Russian club in Harbin (RCH), with financial support from the Harbin-Chinese Historical Society (HCHS), Sydney, Australia, held a Saturday work day (Subotnik) in order to bring the Russian section of the cemetery in Huangshan in order. The work plan was agreed with ...

Khabarovsk churches will distribute pamphlets about Orthodoxy in Chinese

9/7/2012 The Chinese Autonomous Orthodox Church English translation by Katherine Ilachinski In Khabarovsk, they printed 1,000 copies of pamphlets in Chinese, which outline the basic teachings of the Orthodox Faith. These leaflets will be available in parishes, which are often visited by tourists from China. It is also planned to distribute them among the migrant workers who ...

Hierarchical Liturgy served in Pokrov Church of Harbin for first time in half a century

The Chinese Orthodox Church English Translation by Katherine Ilachinski On June 24, 2012, the day when Orthodox Christians in China celebrate the memory of two hundred twenty-two Chinese martyrs who suffered for Christ in 1900, Metropolitan Hilarion, Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of Moscow Patriarchate, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Holy Protection ...

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Consul General of Russia in Shanghai

English translation by Katherine Ilachinski The Chinese Orthodox Church On June 22, 2012, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of Moscow Patriarchate, who is in China with the blessing of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and at the invitation of China's State Administration for Religious Affairs (SARA), visited ...

Protection of the Virgin of Khabarovsk

Protection of the Virgin of Khabarovsk

The Chinese Orthodox Church 14/6/2012 English Translation by Katherine Ilachinski Motor race participants from Russia to China gave a copy of the Khabarovsk icon of Our Lady to Russian cultural complex estate "Volga" in Harbin. Harbin. May 19. Interfax - FAR EAST - The motor race participants from Russia to China, visited the graves of Russian and Soviet soldiers ...

Paschal joy in Shanghai

The Chinese Orthodox Church English translation by Katherine Ilachinski 7/5/2012 On April 15, 2012 at St. Nicholas Church-monument was held in Shanghai festive Paschal service. Local authorities gave a permit to conduct church services, after a long delay: last time the faithful gathered for prayer in this unique temple remaining from the first Russian emigration, was exactly ...

CHURCH-MONUMENT of Archangel Michael. City of Dalian

Panorama of the Russian cemetery

Chinese Orthodox Church Levoshko S.S. English translation by Katherine Ilachinski 2/4/2012 The Chapel in the city of Dalian was until 1902 at the Russian cemetery, which existed in the newly built city as the public cemetery. During the Russo-Japanese War, when they began to bury the dead soldiers, the chapel has acquired the status of Memorial Church. Two staircases were ...