Photo-report on divine services at SS Peter and Paul Cathedral in Strathfield on the 14th Sunday after Pentecost

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - September 2018 On Sunday, September 2, 2018, the feast day of Prophet Samuel, His Grace Bishop George of Canberra, Vicar of the Diocese of Australia and New Zealand of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, celebrated Divine Liturgy ...

British parents worry religion will alienate their children, study finds

RT.com - 5/11/16 Almost a quarter of religious parents in Britain are concerned their children will be “alienated” at school if their faith is passed on, a survey has revealed. The research found that one in four (23 percent) parents were worried their kids would be socially isolated if they were religious. A similar proportion (26 percent) of parents ...

Why Tsar Nicholas II and his wife Alexandra have been exhumed

The Week - September 2015 The remains of Tsar Nicholas II and his wife Alexandra have been exhumed as part of a Russian investigation into the Romanov royal family’s murder. The couple and their children –  Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia and Alexei – were murdered by Bolsheviks in 1918. Nicholas II, Alexandra, Olga, Tatiana and Anastasia are buried at Peter and ...

Two Bishops consecrated for the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch & All East

July 2015 - FB Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Damascus: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated two new bishops for the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East Mor Maurice Amsih, Bishop for Director of the Public Relations and Protocol Department at the Patriarchate and Mor Georges Kourieh, Bishop & Dean of St. Aphrem ...

Head of the Russian State Archive suggests to exhume remains of the tzar family to examine them again

Head of the Russian State Archive suggests to exhume remains of the tzar family to examine them again

Moscow, March 18, Interfax - All doubts about authenticity of Emperor Nicholas II's family relics should be eliminated, director of the Russian State Archive Sergey Mironenko believes. “We have to listen to church officials and exhume the relics buried in Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral and to do it in presence of church representatives and then ...

As Economy Reels, Belarusian Beggars Face Cold Shoulder From Authorities

Vyachaslau (left) and Syarhey begging for money outside the Peter and Paul Cathedral in Homel.

By RFE/RL 24/1/2012 HOMEL, Belarus -- Three beggars -- a woman and two men with ruddy faces and chapped hands -- are standing in the early morning snow outside the Peter and Paul Cathedral in the southeastern Belarusian city of Homel. One of the men, with sad eyes and a graying beard, introduces himself as Vyachaslau. "I have ...

Investigative committee declares tsar family remains ‘authentic’

27/10/2011 The Russian Investigative Committee confirmed on Thursday that the remains of Russia’s tsar family buried in St. Petersburg’s St. Peter and Paul Cathedral, as well as the bodies of Tsar Nicholas II’s children Alexei and Maria, which still remain unburied, were authentic. “As a result of a probe, the Investigative Committee has come to the categorical ...