HUNGARY ALLOCATES $8 MILLION TO RESTORE ORTHODOX CHURCHES

Dormition Cathedral, Budapest. Photo: www.nice-places.com

Pravoslavie.ru - 8/2/17 As previously reported, the Hungarian government announced that it would adopt a resolution at the time of President Putin’s visit to allocate funds for restoring four Orthodox churches in the country. RIA-Novosti now reports that Prime Minister Viktor Orban signed a government decree to allocate $8 million in state subsidies. The decree indicates that ...

Metropolitan Hilarion leads Funeral for Archpriest Theodore Shevzov at Holy Presentation Church

 Eastern American Diocese - ROCOR- June 2016 On Wednesday, June 15, the clergy and faithful gathered at Holy Presentation Church in Stratford, CT to bid farewell to Archpriest Theodore Shevzov, who reposed the Monday prior. Fr. Theodore was a longtime cleric of nearby St. Nicholas Church in Stratford, though he often served in Holy Presentation Church, ...

Summer internships available at historic Juneau church

OCA- May 2014 Applications are now being taken for summer internships at Saint Nicholas Church, Juneau, AK.Consecrated in 1894, the historic church has attracted thousands of pilgrims and tour groups for many years.  [Visit the parish web site at www.stnicholasjuneau.orgfor additional information.]“The internship program provides an opportunity for the parish to conduct church tours and keep its ...

Two Orthodox Chapels Have Burned to the Ground in the Simbirsk Diocese

Russia - April 2014 April 16, 2014. PRAVMIR. In the village of Kaldais, Inzensky district, two  Orthodox chapels and a baptistery have burned to the ground. The chapels were  dedicated to St. Seraphim of Sarov and St. Sergius of Radonezh. The villagers who found the burned down buildings reported the incident to representatives of the “Simbirsk Provincial ...

Church Near Trade Center to Echo Landmarks of East

DAVID W. DUNLAP -2/11/13 St. Nicholas Church, Destroyed on 9/11, to Rebuild With Byzantine Design. A gleaming, monumental and unmistakable symbol of Orthodox Christianity would rise at the south end of the National September 11 Memorial under plans drawn up for the new St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. The original St. Nicholas Church was crushed on Sept. 11, 2001, ...

Patriarch Ignatius Hazim to be buried at Mariameh Cathedral and Patriarchate Cemetery in Damascus

6/12/2012 Patriarch Ignatius Hazim's funeral will be held Sunday at 12 p.m at Mariameh Cathedral and Patriarchate Cemetery, Damascus.  Services will also be held at St Nicholas Church in Beirut. The new acting Patriarch will be nominated on Thursday. Below are listed scheduled events in Lebanon and Syria as per the information generated by the  Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese ...

St. Nicholas Greek-Orthodox Church To Be Rebuild at the WTC

Governor Cuomo signs an agreement with the Port Authority and the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese to rebuild St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church that was destroyed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Stella Tsolakidou 14/10/0211 The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America officially signed an agreement today on rebuilding the church of St. Nicholas, which was destroyed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that he, joined by Port Authority Executive Director Chris ...

Orthodox believers urge the government to give Moscow churches back to Church – one old church houses underwear shop and another a restaurant

Moscow, August 18, Interfax - The Association of Orthodox Experts expresses concern about challenges in applying the law on returning property of religious purpose to religious organizations. "The Association continuously monitors the situation and arrives at disappointing conclusions. There are examples of express blasphemy in Moscow: Michael the Archangel Church at Krasnaya Presnya Street which ...

Islamic Supremacism Trumps Christianity at Ground Zero

By Pamela Geller 21/7/2011 While New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg works in anxious haste to build the cultural obscenity that is the Ground Zero mosque, the iconic St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, which was built in 1916 and destroyed in the attack on the World Trade Center towers by Muslim terrorists, remains vanquished, unable to rebuild. Bloomberg ...

Port Authority Blocks Church Destroyed on 9/11 from Rebuilding

24/1/2011 “The law is clear: the Port Authority’s current course of dealing harms the constitutional rights of Saint Nicholas Church, not to mention basic principles of contract—the requirements of good faith and the absence of fraud,” said CeCe Heil, attorney for the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ). NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2011— Nearly a decade ...

In Memoriam: Archpriest George Nedelkoff

01/01/2011 Orthodox Church in America FT. WAYNE, IN [OCA] -- Archpriest George Nedelkoff, retired pastor of Saint Nicholas Church here and former Chancellor of the Bulgarian Diocese of the Orthodox Church in America, fell asleep in the Lord in Sydney, OH on Thursday, December 30, 2010. Born in Varna, Bulgaria, on August 16, 1926, he studied for ...

Fox News Reports on Rebuilding of Saint Nicholas Church at Ground Zero

18/8/2010 The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America NEW YORK – Fox News Channel will broadcast numerous times today, August 18, 2010, a report on the stalled negotiations between the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and the Port Authority of NY and NJ for a proper location for the rebuilding of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. St. Nicholas ...

Patriarch Cyril visited the Odessa Theological Seminary

22/7/2010 Translated Using Google Translate Service In the evening on July 22 Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Kirill acquainted with the Holy Assumption Monastery Odessa, where he visited the Holy Assumption and St. Nicholas Church, as well as the gateway temple in honor of the holy princes-martyrs Boris and Gleb. Then the Holy Lord visited the ...

Three Ordinations in Kodiak

Orthodox Dioscese of Alaska His Grace Bishop BENJAMIN of San Francisco and the West, administrator of the Diocese of Alaska ordained Deacon Gregory Parker to the Holy Priesthood on Sunday, March 15th, 2009. Celebrating a joyous hierarchical liturgy of St. Basil with His Grace was Archpriest Michael Oleksa acting chancellor of the diocese, Priet Innocent ...