VERY RARE MANUSCRIPTS FROM MT. ATHOS PRESENTED AT EXHIBITION IN ST. PETERSBURG

Pravoslavie.ru - 15/10/16 An exhibition of very rare tenth-eighteenth century notated manuscripts from Holy Mount Athos opened on October 11 at the National Library of Russia in St. Petersburg, reports theAfonit.info website. The exhibition is called “The Monuments of Vocal Music on Mt. Athos and Services to Athonite Saints in Handwritten Collections of the National Library of Russia.” ...

MEETING OF THE SYNOD OF THE UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

On October 27, 2015, the Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church held its regular session in Kiev. It was chaired by His Beatitude, Onufry, Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine. In connection with the developments in the Ukrainian society, the Synod adopted a message to the faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. The message states that ‘the ...

METROPOLITAN HILARION: CHRISTIANITY IS THE CORE OF OUR CIVILIZATION CODE

On September 26, 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, anchorman of the Church and the World talk-show on Russia-24 TV network, hosted film director Andrei S. Konchalovsky. Metropolitan Hilarion: Good evening, dear brothers and sisters. You are tuned to the Church and the World talk-show. In these days, the Church celebrates the Elevation, the triumph of the Our ...

A wooden church of Holy Myrrh-Bearing Women consecrated in Hamburg

  On August 30, a church dedicated to the Holy Myrrh-Bearing Women was consecrated in Hamburg. The wooden church together with the whole church compound including a park, a large reverence cross, a carved gate and a children’s playground, was blessed by Archbishop Feofan of Berlin and Germany. Participating in the celebrations was Schema-Archimandrite Iliy (Nozdrin), ...