PATRIARCHS OF BULGARIA AND RUSSIA CONCELEBRATE IN HONOR OF 140TH ANNIVERSARY OF BULGARIAN LIBERATION

Orthochristian.com - 6/3/18 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia arrived in Bulgaria on Friday on an official visit for the celebration of the 140th anniversary of the country’s liberation from the Ottoman Yoke which came as a result of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878. During his time in Bulgaria, the patriarch concelebrated with His Holiness Patriarch Neofit ...

ANNIVERSARY OF FALL OF CONSTANTINOPLE GIVES OCCASION FOR GREEK HIERARCHS TO CALL FOR RESISTANCE TO GREECE’S “DECAPITATION FROM CHRIST”

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Pravoslavie.ru - June 2017 The city of Constantinople, the capital of the great Byzantine Empire, fell to the invading Ottoman Turks on May 29, 1453. Recalling the great loss suffered by Orthodox Christians at that time, Greek hierarchs, speaking at events in remembrance of that loss, called for Greeks today to stand up and defend their greatest ...