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EXHIBITION OF TACTILE ICONS OF RAISED DOTS TO OPEN IN KIEV FOR INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HANDICAPPED PEOPLE

December 1, 2016 News
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Soborna.church.ua – 1/12/16 An exhibition dedicated to the International Day of Handicapped People will be held from December 3 to 17 at the “Cathedral” Gallery of the spiritual and educational center of the UOC-MP’s cathedral in Kiev. The expositions will include tactile icons designed not only for those with loss of sight, but also for people […]

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Orthodox Unity Unaffected by Absence of Several Churches From Crete Council

November 26, 2016 Featured News
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Sputniknews – 26/11/16 Metropolitan Sawa, the leader of the Polish Orthodox Church, said that the celebrations of Patriarch Kirill’s anniversary prove that pan-Orthodox unity is still intact. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church, held in June in Crete, has not affected the pan-Orthodox unity, despite the fact that a […]

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Serbian Patriarch concluded his visit to the Russian Orthodox Church

November 25, 2016 Featured News
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Chrch of Serbia – 25/11/16 On November 23rd, 2016, the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, concluded his visit to Moscow, where he participated in the celebrations marking the 70th birthday of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. During the visit to the capital of Russia His Holiness Irinej, […]

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EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT CALLS FOR COUNTERACTION AGAINST RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

November 25, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 25/11/16 The EU Parliament has begun to consider a draft of the resolution “Strategic Communications in the EU as Opposition to the Propaganda of Third Parties.” The Euro-deputies provided the following examples of enemy propaganda: the Russian Today, theSputnik news agency, and the Russian Orthodox Church, reports Lenta.ru, with reference to a press-release of […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Met With the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia

November 23, 2016 Featured News
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 23/11/16 Catholicos of All Armenians Attends Concert Honoring Russian Orthodox Patriarch His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; met with Patriarch Kirill I of Moscow and All Russia, on 22 November in the St. Daniel Monastery in Moscow. The meeting was attended by His Eminence […]

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PATRIARCH: RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH SHUNNED CRETE’S PAN-ORTHODOX COUNCIL TO AVOID SCHISM

November 23, 2016 Featured News
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TASS – 23/11/16 The Russian Orthodox Church made a last-minute decision to stay away from the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church, which took place on Crete, Greece, in July 2016 in a bid to avert a split, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill told journalists ahead of his 70th birthday. “Divisions followed […]

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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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Trump’s pre-election remarks ‘give hope’ for dialog with Russia – Patriarch Kirill to RT

November 19, 2016 Featured News
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RT.Com – 19/11/16 US President-elect Donald Trump’s statements show that he is willing to pave the way for dialog with Russia and join efforts in fighting global terrorism, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill told RT. The patriarch praised Trump’s campaign statements, in which he showed “intent to pave the way for […]

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URYUPINSK DIOCESE HOSTS FESTIVE CELEBRATION IN HONOR OF CANONIZATION OF ABBESS ARSENIA (SEBRYAKOVA)

November 16, 2016 News

Pravoslavie.ru – 16/11/16 Humility is the sole state of the soul through which all the spiritual gifts come to a man. It is a door which opens the heart and makes it capable of spiritual feelings. Humility brings to the heart an unflappable tranquility, to the mind—peace, to the thoughts—attentiveness. Humility is a strength enveloping the […]

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“Our Roots are in the Russian Church” – An Interview with Archimandrite Luke (Murianka)

November 15, 2016 Featured News
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Official Website of the Eastern America Dioscese of the ROCOR – 15/11/16 From September 21 to 25, 2016 the solemn celebrations took place in Moscow, dedicated to the 1,000-year anniversary of Russian monastic presence on Mount Athos. Archimandrite Luke (Murianka), rector and associate professor of Patrology at Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, was invited […]

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Russian Patriarch Kirill Sends ‘Heartfelt Congratulations’ to Trump

November 10, 2016 Featured News
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Sputniknews – 10/11/16 Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill congratulated on Wednesday Donald Trump on being elected the 45th US president and expressed hope for the development of relations between the United States and the Russian Orthodox Church. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, Trump won the US presidential elections despite most of the analysts and opinion […]

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Archimandrite Irenei (Steenberg) is Consecrated Bishop of Sacramento on the Feast Day of the Cathedral of the Mother of God “Joy Of All Who Sorrow” in San Francisco (Photo-Report)

November 8, 2016 Featured News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 8/11/16 Photo: Helen Nowak. Read: Sermon by Newly-Consecration Bishop Irenei (Steenberg) of Sacramanto, Second Vicar of the Western American Diocese On Sunday, November 6, 2016, the feast day of Moscow’s Icon of the Mother of God “Joy of […]

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Apostle James – the Brother of the Lord

November 5, 2016 Featured News
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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 […]

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GEORGIA’S ORTHODOX PATRIARCH TO VISIT MOSCOW TO MARK RUSSIAN PATRIARCH’S 70TH BIRTHDAY

October 25, 2016 Featured News
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TASS – 25/10/16 Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II is expected to pay a visit to Moscow in November to mark Russian Patriarch Kirill’s 70th birthday, Georgia’s Patriarchate told TASS on Saturday, confirming media reports. Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, had sent an invitation to his Georgian […]

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Bishop Nicholas summons Pastoral Conference Participants to approach Protectress of the Russian Diaspora with Love and Trepidation

October 23, 2016 Featured News
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Official Website of thee Eastern American Diocese ROCOR- eadiocese.org – 23/10/16 Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, almost immediately after his return from a pilgrimage trip to Russia with the wonderworking Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God, traveled to the diocesan clergy conference at St. Mary of Egypt Church in Atlanta, GA. […]

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RUSSIAN PATRIARCH SAYS WAR ON TERRORISM IS ‘HOLY WAR FOR ALL’

October 20, 2016 Featured News
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TASS – 19/10/2016 Warfare on terrorism is a holy war which should be a common cause for all countries, not only Russia, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia said on Tuesday. “I regret that my words were interpreted in a wrong way. I have never spoken about any holy war in Syria. I spoke about […]

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ANALYTICAL CENTER OF ST. BASIL THE GREAT HOLDS ITS FIRST CONFERENCE: “THE ORTHODOX CHURCH AND THE ECUMENICAL MOVEMENT: ANALYSIS OF RESULTS AND PROSPECTS”

October 20, 2016 News

St. Basil the Great Analytical Center – 19/10/16 On October 15, 2016 the Analytical Center of St. Basil the Great held its first conference in Moscow in the House of Journalists, “The Orthodox Church and the Ecumenical Movement: Analysis of Results and Prospects,” organized by the center with the participation of well-known priests, public figures, Church […]

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UK media & elite greet Russian Patriarch with suspicion and indignation

October 18, 2016 Featured News
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RT.Com – 18/10/16 The Patriarch of Russia’s Orthodox Church, Kirill, is visiting Britain at a time when tensions between London and Moscow could hardly be any worse. Predictably, the UK media and sections of the political establishment are highly critical of the trip. Those of us who follow these things know exactly how dreadful British-Russian […]

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MOSCOW CITY DUMA SUPPORTS ERECTING MONUMENTS TO PATRIARCHS OF MOSCOW AND ALL RUSSIA

October 18, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru The Commission for Monument Art of the Moscow City Duma has supported the proposal to install artistic images of the patriarchs of Moscow and All Russia near the Patriarchal Cathedral of Christ the Savior. The decision was made Thursday at a meeting of the Commission for Monument Art at the Moscow City Duma, reports […]

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PATRIARCH KIRILL ANNOUNCES IMMINENT COMPLETION OF EXPERT EXAMINATION OF SUPPOSED REMAINS OF THE ROYAL FAMILY

October 13, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – October 2016 On October 8, 2016, the feast-day of Venerable Sergius of Radonezh, after the Divine Liturgy at the Dormition Cathedral of the Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Prince Dimitri Romanovich Romanov, Chairman of the Romanov Family Association, at the Lavra’s patriarchal chambers, reports […]

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Relics Of Russian Orthodox Saint Set To Spend Six Months In Space

October 6, 2016 Featured News
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RFELF – Robert Coalson & Lilya Palveleva – September- October 2016 After spending nearly nine decades forgotten in a Moscow storeroom during the Soviet era, some relics of Russian Orthodox St. Serafim of Sarov should soon be circling the globe aboard the International Space Station (ISS). When the next mission to the ISS blasts off, […]

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