Russian Patriarch consecrates Orthodox Cathedral in London – RT LIVE

RT.com - 16/10/16 Head of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill is leading the ceremonies of consecration of the Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God and the Royal Martyrs, in London. The Divine Liturgy, which includes the sanctification of the bells and frescoes on the outer wall of the cathedral, is the key event ...

A CATHEDRAL FOR THE CAPITAL CITY: Precise and Important Data

Iulian Dumitrascu - Romanian Basicilia News Agency - July 2016 Because the Kings of Romania Carol I and Ferdinand I initiated and supported the project of building a new Cathedral in Bucharest, on the National Day of Royalty, 10 May 2016, we present publicly precise and important data regarding the People’s Salvation Cathedral, which is currently in ...

Illegal Albanian authorities’ actions on the territory of the Orthodox Cathedral in Tirana

March 2, 2015. Violation of freedom of religion in Albania. In Tirana (Albania), the authorities decided to violate the territory of the Orthodox Cathedral destroying the iron railings and uprooting the trees and the plants of the north side of the building, reports Romfea and Himara. This arbitrary intervention took place without any formal and ...

ISIS, Kurds Clash Near Assyrian Town: 2000 Assyrian Families Driven From Mosul

23/7/14 (AINA) -- ISIS and Kurdish forces clashed yesterday at about 10 PM on the outskirts of Tel Kepe, an Assyrian town 13 miles north of Mosul. ISIS to take over a medicine factory about 1.5 miles west of Tel Kepe. ISIS were forced to go back after a short battle. The latest count of the number ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II visited Homs and Celebrates Liturgy at the Orthodox Cathedral of Holy Girdle

Prakash Varghese (OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf and Levant Region) OCP News Service Homs: His Holiness Moron Mar Ignatius Aphrem II the Patriarch of Antioch and all East visited the historic city of Homs on the day of Pentecost.The Patriarch celebrated Divine Liturgy and observed special prayers of Pentecost at the legendary St Marys Syriac Orthodox ...

St. Mark’s Syrian Orthodox Cathedral in Teaneck outgrows its home

LINDA MOSS-STAFF WRITER 6/11/13 Gibrial Makdes is among the newcomers who now crowd the pews at St. Mark’s Syrian Orthodox Cathedral in Teaneck. Makdes, who lives in Mahwah, came to the United States just a month ago, fleeing his native Syria. Back home, a nation divided by a bloody civil war, his two brothers were kidnapped by a ...

Russia Pledges $20M to Renovate Orthodox Cathedral in France

30/6/13 MOSCOW, June 28 (RIA Novosti) – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree to allocate about $20 million to renovate the St. Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral in Nice, the largest Russian Orthodox Cathedral outside Russia. The decree, posted on the Russian government’s official website for legal information on Friday, says the building will be handed ...

Clashes between Muslims and Christians leave one dead and dozens injured in Egyptian city of Alexandria

18/5/13 One person died and dozens were wounded during clashes between Muslims and  Christians late Friday night outside a Coptic church in Egypt's second city,  state newspaper Al-Ahram reported, in the latest violent sectarian row in the  Muslim-majority country. A quarrel between two young men, one Christian and one Muslim, morphed into a family feud that sparked ...

Insight: After cathedral clash, Copts doubt future in Egypt

Ulf Laessing CAIRO 12/4/13 (Reuters) - When Egyptian Christian Kerollos Maher watched on television as petrol bombs and rocks rained on Cairo's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral he had only one thought - emigration. "Egypt is no longer my country," said the 24-year-old construction worker, standing in the courtyard of the country's largest cathedral where one Copt and one Muslim died in ...

Russia to fund Nice Orthodox Cathedral renovation

20/12/12 Russia is to fund a project to renovate St Nicholas’s Cathedral in Nice in southern France. Construction work on the project is to start in 2013. Kremlin property manager Vladimir Kozhin announced this in Nice Wednesday at a ceremony to mark 100 years since the consecration of the Cathedral. The ceremony included a church service. Constructed under ...

What’s That Building? The Serbian Orthodox Cathedral Of St. Sava

Alyssa Rinaldi - 3/12/2012 There are some buildings that just don’t seem to fit on this rather cramped island of ours. One of these buildings is the Serbian Orthodox Church of St. Sava. Similar to the house of the little old man in UP, this church built in the mid nineteenth century has seen the buildings around it ...

Onion Domes On The Seine? Orthodox Cathedral Sparks Controversy In Paris

Antoine Blua 13/11/2012 Orthodox cathedrals with their trademark golden onion domes are a familiar sight across Russia. And one may soon become part of Paris's famed skyline, right near the Eiffel Tower. French President Francois Hollande has just weeks to decide on a controversial plan to build a massive Russian Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Center in downtown Paris ...

Celebrate Pan-Orthodoxy with En Christos at Abu Dhabi

OCP News Service 10/10/2012 More Info here: Salah- The first session of En Christos 2012 This session is going to prove that prayer has a deeper meaning beyond the barriers of Languages. The international Orthodox Churches in the country are going to take part in the Evening Prayers (Sandhaya Namaskaram) in ther own respective Languages, but all in one voice ...

Memorial prayer service held for the victims of the terroristic attack on America in 2001

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America presided on September 11, 2012 at a memorial prayer service for the victims of the tragic events of September 11, 2001 and a prayer for the health and well being of their families and the survivors. The Memorial was held following the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox ...

Church head to lead service

His Holiness Baselios Mar Thoma Paulose II Catholicos of the East and Malankara Metropolitan

1/4/2012 VISITING supreme head of the Indian Orthodox Church His Holiness Baselius Marthoma Paulose II will lead the Holy week services of St Mary's Orthodox Cathedral this week. Palm Sunday was celebrated last night and Holy Easter will be celebrated on Saturday at the Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam in Segaiya from 6.15pm. Maundy Thursday service will be on Wednesday ...

Orthodox, Maronites warn Christians not to sell land

Patriarch of Antioch and All the East Ignatius IV Hazim, center, attends a religious service at Saint George Orthodox Cathedral in Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, Nov. 14, 2011. (Mohammad Azakir/The Daily Star)

The Daily Star 12/1/2012 BEIRUT: The Maronite League expressed its concern Wednesday over the sharp increase in land sales in Christian districts in Lebanon, as Greek Orthodox Patriarch Ignatius IV Hazim called for discouraging and preventing such sales. In a statement issued after a meeting of its executive council, the League expressed “its concern over the continuous and ...

Metropolitan Savas Enthroned New Greek Orthodox Bishop of Pittsburgh

11/12/2011 Metropolitan Savas was enthroned the new Greek Orthodox Bishop of Pittsburgh. Metropolitan Savas, 54, was nominated by his fellow American bishops and elected last month by the synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople in Turkey. He succeeds Metropolitan Maximos, who resigned in September for health reasons. “Receive this staff and serve in faith, love and ...

Thousands march in commemoration of Maspero Victims

11/11/2011 Thousands marched from the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Abbasseya to Tahrir Square Friday to commemorate those killed when the military brutally dispersed a Coptic-led march to the Maspero state television building on 9 October, leaving 28 dead. The march was initially called for by the Maspero Youth Union, a group of Coptic activists ...

Hagia Sophia in Istanbul may become Mosque

A. Tagiyeva 1/11/2011 Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, which was earlier a Patriarchal Orthodox Cathedral and later a mosque, and now a museum, may once again become an active mosque, the Sabah newspaper reports. Repairs are underway. A mimbar - a platform for the imam -- is planned to be built in the museum. Earlier, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bulent ...

Hundreds march from Al-Azhar Mosque to Orthodox Cathedral

Photographed by Ahmed Almasry Hisham Omar, Abdel Halim 14/10/2011 Hundreds of protesters staged a "national unity" march from Al-Azhar Mosque to the Orthodox Cathedral in Abbasseya after Friday prayers. Another march coming from Tahrir Square joined the protesters in front of the cathedral. The demonstrators raised the Egyptian flag beside the Quran and the Christian cross and chanted for ...

Art centre opens in Russia’s main Orthodox Cathedral

Volkhonka Art Centre occupies an unusual space – two thousand square meters underneath Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow where it will become the largest antiquarian art gallery in the capital.Along with ordinary exhibitions it will offer antique art works for sale – at very high prices.It took five years for the project to be ...