LIBRARY AT ST. CATHERINE’S MONASTERY REOPENS AFTER RESTORATION

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Orthochristian.com - 20/12/17 The collection of ancient handwritten manuscripts, preserved in the Monastery of St. Catherine on the Sinai Peninsula, has opened again for research upon completion of the first stage of restoration in the monastery library. The process of restoring part of the storage room has continued for nearly nine years, under the patronage of the ...

The difference between Orthodox and heretics

OODGER - August 2017 in... medical terms And why common prayers are senseless Source: "Empirical Dogmatics of the Orthodox Catholic Church according to the oral lessons of Fr. J. Romanides” – Vol.B - By His Eminence Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos and Saint Vlassios Source: http://www.oodegr.com/oode/thriskies/genika/airesh_or8odoksia_1.htm A previous article had shown that, just as there is a difference between truth and heresy, so is there ...

ARMENIANS SHOULD CHERISH AND PRESERVE ARMENIAN BOOKS

15/11/2012 Last week His Holiness Aram I inaugurated the 34th annual Armenian Book Fair in the presence of the clergy, the seminary students and members of the community. In his opening speech, the Catholicos noted that the public’s interest in Armenia books has dwindled. He said that peoples' lives are impoverished without Armenian books. He added, "From ...

Christian Temple Becomes a Public Toilet in Famagusta

Marianna Tsatsou 8/8/2012 FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus – An historic monument of the Middle Ages, the holy temple of Saint George, is being used as a public toilet and fallen into complete ruin, it was reported. The church is located in Famagusta, an eastern city in the Turkish-occupied part of Cyprus, and, according to the Havantis newspaper, is ...

The Ukrainian Orthodox Church suspects some strangers of attempt to poison the abbot of Kiev Laura of the Caves

Kiev, July 10, Interfax - According to the Segodnya Ukrainian paper, the abbot of Kiev Laura of the Caves Monastery might become a victim of poisoning. "Some time ago Metropolitan Pavel happened to be in an intensive care unit. Later he was treated in Germany where in his blood were found arsenic and quicksilver. These substances ...

Russian monasteries taking a pioneering role in bringing organic food to consumers

By Anneli Ahonen in Sosnovyi Bor/Halila 25/1/2012 On the former sanatorium estate of Halila, cheese is made using methods dating back to the Middle Ages. Orthodox Monk Gavriil is standing next to a huge bull in a cowshed, stroking its back. ”Our products and soil are pure, better than those that have been pumped full of chemicals”, he ...

Armenian Church Outraged By Turkish Nationalist Prayer

2/10/2010 The Armenian Apostolic Church on Saturday expressed outrage at a Muslim religious service held in an Armenian holy site in eastern Turkey, calling it a serious blow to efforts to improve Turkish-Armenian relations. In a written statement, the church’s Mother See in the Armenian town of Echmiadzin strongly condemned the Turkish government for allowing the country’s ...