A new edition: Dialogue between Orthodox Christians and Muslims in Serbian Language

Church of Serbia - 21/5/19 Three scientific books by Deacon Dr. Alexander Prascevic are published under the title Dialogue between Orthodox Christians and Muslims in three books: 1. Contribution of the Serbian Patriarch German to the dialogue with the Muslims (1958-1990); 2. Patriarch Pavle on Islam and Muslims (1990-1997); 3 Contribution of the Serbian Patriarch Pavle to ...

Meeting of the Lord

Church of Serbia - 17/2/18 Forty days after Christ was born He was presented to God in the Jerusalem Temple according to the Mosaic Law. At this time as well His mother Mary underwent the ritual purification and offered the sacrifices as prescribed in the Law. Thus, forty days after Christmas, on the second of February, ...

The life of St. Mardarije of Libertyville

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Church of Serbia - 14/12/18 Born in the village of Kornet, Ljesani County, in Montenegro, on November 2, 1889, to pious parents Petar and Jela Uskokovic, he was baptized in his village church dedicated to St. George and received his baptismal name Ivan. His mother was from the well-known Bozovic family. Both of his parents were well ...

Orthodox Christian youth of Belarus and the Russian diaspora meet at a round table

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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 2/6/18 On Sunday, May 20, 2018, Minsk Theological Academy in Belarus hosted a round table called “Preserving Orthodoxy in the Modern World.” The event brought together young Orthodox Christians of Minsk and their counterparts from the Russian diaspora in the US, ...

Overcoming Anxiety with the Help of the Orthodox Church

Cassie Steele – OCP News Service - 16/5/18 The total estimated number of people living with anxiety in the world is 264 million. The mental condition comprises different disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and social anxiety disorder. For those battling anxiety, it can feel like their world is caving in on them. During this time, support ...

Sermon on the Sunday of the Triumph of Orthodoxy by Metropolitan Anthony (Khrapovitsky),1918.

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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 25/2/18 The Sunday of the Triumph of Orthodoxy and the Sorrow of Orthodox Christians. Today, brethren, we celebrate the beloved feast day of the Triumph of Orthodoxy. Every year, cathedral churches are over-filled with pious throngs of worshipers, and the ...

President Vladimir Putin Marks Orthodox Epiphany by Taking An Icy Plunge

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I love being Orthodox - FB - 20/1/18 Blessed Epiphany to all Orthodox Christians. Russian President Vladimir Putin Marked Orthodox Epiphany Taking an Icy Plunge. He also took part in the Divine Liturgical Service. Today Thou hast appeared to the universe, and Thy Light, O Lord, has shone on us, who with understanding praise Thee: Thou hast come ...

YOUNG, SUFFERING FAMILY NEEDS URGENT HELP TO COVER MOTHER’S AND DAUGHTER’S MEDICAL TREATMENTS

Orthochristian.com - Belgorod, Russia -17/1/18 Elena Xlystova is a young mother of two from Belgorod, Russia who has been battling for her life against Lymphoma over the past two years, while struggling to keep her 5-year-old epileptic daughter Anna alive as well. Elena’s parents, who were their only means of financial support, passed away earlier this year. ...

Putin Compares Communism to Christianity

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Sputniknews - 15/1/18 "Faith has always accompanied us, it strengthened when our country, our people faced particularly difficult times," Putin said in an interview for the documentary film "Valaam," a clip from which was broadcast by the Russia 1 TV channel. "There were such severe years of militant atheism [during the Soviet period] when priests were killed, churches were ...

“Our Church is a Family” – Metropolitan Hilarion (Kapral)

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 13/12/17 His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, talks about the recent Council of Bishops in Moscow, the preaching Christ in today’s world, on the Russian Orthodox ...

SPEECH OF H.H.B. THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM THEOPHILOS AT THE OPENING RECEPTION OF THE ORTHODOX-JEWISH DIALOGUE

Jerusalem Patriarchate  - 7/12/17 Some thoughts on the religious and spiritual character of Jerusalem Your All-Holiness, Respected Members of this Dialogue, Dear Friends, We greet you in the pace of Jerusalem. We thank you for this opportunity to address this gathering, and we are deeply encouraged by this initiative. We must explore every avenue to mutual trust and understanding, and ...

The Athos of Munich

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 22/11/17 - Bishop Agapit of Stuttgart Last week,the Monastery of St Job of Pochaev in Munich, Germany (Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia) celebrated its feast day. His Grace Bishop Agapit (Gorachek) of Stuttgart told us why it is known ...

Patriarch Irinej of Serbia visits Families of the Martyred and Kidnapped Orthodox Christians of Kosovo

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Orthodox Church - 18/11/17 His Holiness Orthodox Metropolitan of Belgrade, Serbian Patriarch Irenaeus visited Families of the Kidnapped and Murdered Serbian Orthodox Christians in Kosovo and Metohija province of Serbia. Thousands of Orthodox Christians in Kosovo were killed or kidnapped (For organ trafficking) by the Albanian Radical Islamist's who were supported by the United States of ...

TOTAL ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS INCREASING, GLOBAL SHARE DECREASING ACCORDING TO PEW RESEARCH STUDY

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Orthochristian.com - 10/11/17 While the total Orthodox Christian population throughout the world has more than doubled over the past century, now standing at 260 million, with more than 100 million in Russia alone, it has decreased as a share of the overall Christian and global populations, due to far faster growth among Protestants and Catholics, and the ...

“ECUMENISM IS AN INSIDIOUS SATANIC MOVEMENT”—MET. JEREMIAH OF GORTYN

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Pravoslavie.ru - 6/9/17 Metropolitan Jeremiah of Gortyn, of the Greek Orthodox Church, has addressed his congregation with a special message. The hierarch paid special attention to the issues of ecumenism and the preservation of an Orthodox identity, reports AgionOros. “My brethren,” he writes, “you are Orthodox Christians, received in the font of holy Baptism from an Orthodox priest.” Expressing ...

“ST. SERAPHIM CAMP – A GENUINE TRIUMPH OF ORTHODOXY!”

Eastern American Diocese - August 2017 The Eastern American Diocese has a longstanding tradition of hosting various children’s camps throughout the summer months. When we talk about summer camps, we usually think of scout camps, particularly the camps of St. George Pathfinders of America (ORUR) and the Association of Russian Explorers Outside of Russia (NORR). But ...

“EVERY HUMAN LIFE IS A GIFT FROM GOD”. THE LONG JOURNEY OF A SWISS CATHOLIC TO ORTHODOXY

Pravoslavie.ru - 14/7/17 Pierre Haab, a Swiss ex-Catholic who was disappointed with his religion and was carried away by Buddhism, Hinduism and other screamingly “fashionable” Eastern teachings and who is now a subdeacon of the Orthodox Cathedral of the Exaltation of the Cross in Geneva, speaks about his conversion to Orthodoxy. —Can you tell us a few words about your family, education ...

Plans for 2018’s 19th All-American Council take “another step forward”

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ST. LOUIS, MO [OCA] - June 2017 Planning for the 19th All-American Council [AAC] of the Orthodox Church in America, slated to be held in Saint Louis, July 23-27, 2018, took another step forward as the AAC Executive Committee met with local committee chairs May 31-June 1, 2017. Members of the Executive Committee include Archpriest Eric G. Tosi, ...

Moscow, Kiev, Vatican & the Never-ending Schism in Ukraine

(From Left ) Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople, Patriarch Kiril of Moscow and all Russia, Metropolitan Onufriy of Kiev and All Ukraine

OCP News Service - 30/5/17-  George Alexander - Dept. of Church Research & Studies ___________________________________________________________________ EP- Ecumenical Patriarchate ROC- Russian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) UOC- MP –Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) UOC –KP – Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Kyvian Patriarchate) UAOC – Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church ___________________________________________________________________ UGCC – Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (Uniate Rite Under Vatican) Recently Patriarch Kirill appealed ...

Orthodox Christians in the United States Commemorate 25 Years of Life-Giving Aid

  IOCC - May 2017 May 3, 2017 (Baltimore) – This year, Orthodox Christians in the United States will commemorate twenty-five years of global philanthropic outreach by International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), the official humanitarian agency of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America. IOCC was formed by the Standing Conference of the ...

97% OF MOLODVANS IDENTIFY AS ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS

Pravoslavie.ru - 3/4/17 According to the 2014 Republic of Moldova census, 96.8% of its citizens identify as Orthodox Christians. This represents a 1.3% increase over the 2004 census, reports Orthodox Moldova. The census data was just released at a press conference on March 31, three years after it was collected. The next largest religious group in Moldova is ...