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TU-154 VICTIMS DR. LIZA, LIEUTENANT GENERAL VALERY KHALILOV, OTHERS BURIED IN MOSCOW

January 17, 2017 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 17/1/17 On December 25, the Russian Defense Ministry’s Tu-154 plane from Moscow crashed into the Black Sea shortly after refueling near Sochi, on its way to Syria. Unfortunately, all ninety-two people aboard died in the crash, including eight crew members, sixty-four musicians of the Alexandrov Ensemble who were going to offer a New […]

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BURIAL OF DR. LIZA TO BE HELD ON MONDAY AT NOVODEVICHY CEMETERY

January 15, 2017 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 15/1/17 +Memory Eternal+ Head of the “Fair Aid” charity fund Elizaveta Glinka (Dr. Liza), who died in the crash of TU-154 in the area of Sochi, will be buried on Monday, January 16 in Moscow’s Novodevichy cemetery; the ceremony begins at 10:00, reports RIA-Novosti, with reference to the site of the President’s Council […]

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Syrian Christians Invite Russian Patriarch to Visit Country

January 10, 2017 Featured News
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Sputnknews – 10/1/17 Syrian Christians and scientists invited Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to visit the Middle Eastern country, Chief Mufti of Moscow and Central Russia Albir Krganov said Monday. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Krganov visited Syria as part of a Muslim delegation in late December and early January at the invitation of the […]

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Head of Russian Orthodox Church Congratulates Believers With Christmas Day

January 7, 2017 Featured News
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Sputniknews – 7/1/17 Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has congratulated Orthodox Christians with Christmas. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Patriarch Kirill congratulated Orthodox Christians after a midnight service at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow. “With all my heart I congratulate you with the great life-saving holiday of Christmas. On this day, especially […]

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CHURCH TO ANNOUNCE RESULTS OF EXAMINATIONS OF “EKATERINBURG REMAINS” IN SECOND QUARTER OF 2017

January 6, 2017 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 6/1/17 Abbot of Moscow’s Sretensky Monastery, Bishop Tikhon (Shevkunov) of Egorievsk has reported when the results of Church assessments in the criminal case of the deaths of the members of the Royal Family will be known. “We hope that, as the work is quite voluminous and the report will be quite large, somewhere in […]

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OLDEST RELATIVE OF LAST RUSSIAN EMPEROR PRINCE DIMITRI ROMANOV DIES IN DENMARK

January 3, 2017 News

TASS – 3/1/17 +Memory Eternal+ Prince Dimitri Romanov, the oldest relative of the last Russian Emperor Nicholas II, has died in Denmark, his wife Princess Feodora said. The prince was 90. According to his wife, he was taken to hospital last week due to a dramatic decline in health. “Dimitri Romanovich died at the hospital on […]

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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
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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
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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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RT: Slain Russian ambassador Karlov laid to rest in Moscow, named hero posthumously

December 23, 2016 Featured News
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RT.com – 22/12/16 +Memory Eternal+ Russian Ambassador Andrey Karlov, who was shot dead in Ankara, has been buried in Moscow with honors. Russian President Vladimir Putin was among those who bid a final farewell to the slain diplomat, who was named a hero of Russia posthumously. The funeral for the assassinated ambassador began at the […]

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Communique: Any clarification regarding faith must be made in ecclesial communion, not in disunion

December 23, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 22/12/2016 Please find below the position of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church about recent evolutions in Romania regarding reception of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church (Crete, 2016): Decisions of the Holy Synod regarding Church life During the working session of the Holy […]

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Patriarch Kirill prays for Andrey Karlov’s repose

December 21, 2016 Featured News
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Vestnik Kavkaza – 21/12/16 Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill has expressed condolences on the murder of Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov, Interfax-Religion reports. “God destined me to know the late ambassador personally. I vouch that Andrey Karlov performed his high diplomatic duty, tried to act in accordance with his patriotic and religious beliefs,” […]

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Military, church & media top Russians’ trust rating

December 16, 2016 Featured News
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RT.com – 16/12/16 A recent survey by state-run pollster VTSIOM shows that the military forces, church and mass media top Russian citizens’ trust rating, while the courts, law enforcement bodies and political opposition occupy the lowest positions in the table. “Our citizens continue to demonstrate their strongest support and approval for the military forces (87 […]

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MOSCOW ORTHODOX CENTER TO HELP HOMELESS FIND EMPLOYMENT

December 16, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 16/12/16 Beginning in January 2017, the Orthodox service “Mercy” will begin working in a test mode with Moscow homeless to assist them in finding employment, reports Interfax-Religion. Moscow is home to between fifteen and fifty thousand homeless, the majority of whom are “people of working age, many of whom stay on the streets […]

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PATRIARCH KIRILL: WE DO NOT CONDEMN PEOPLE WITH NON-TRADITIONAL ORIENTATION

December 7, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 7/12/16 Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has noted that while the Orthodox Church has strict, traditional stances on marriage and family matters, it does not condemn people, who are always called in love to repentance. In Paris to consecrate the new Trinity Cathedral and spiritual center, His Holiness also met with […]

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Russian Patriarch consecrates Orthodox cathedral just yards from Eiffel Tower in Paris

December 5, 2016 Featured News
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RT.Com – 5/12/16 The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, has consecrated a new cathedral in central Paris, just yards away from the Eiffel Tower, with hundreds of worshippers attending the service he led there on Sunday. Trinity Cathedral was opened as part of a Russian cultural and spiritual center on the banks […]

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Patriarch: Russian Orthodox-Roman Catholic Dialogue to Preserve Differences

December 3, 2016 Featured News
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Sputniknews – 3/12/16 Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia assures that the Russian Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church will preserve their unique traditions and differences amid cooperation. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Russian Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church will preserve their unique traditions and differences amid cooperation, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow […]

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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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