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PATRIARCH KIRILL VISITS KEMEROVO TO COMFORT THOSE MOURNING ON 40TH DAY OF SHOPPING MALL TRAGEDY

May 7, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 7/5/18 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia arrived in Kemerovo yesterday for the 40th day of the tragedy that occurred in the Winter Cherry Shopping Mall on Sunday March 25, reports RIA-Novosti. A fire broke out at the 4-story mall at about 5:00 PM, claiming the lives of 60 people, including 41 children, […]

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VISITATION SCHEDULE OF THE ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD “SOFTENER OF EVIL HEARTS” IN THE EASTERN AMERICAN DIOCESE

March 13, 2018 Featured

Eastern America Diocese- ROCOR – 13/3/18 On Friday, March 9, the myrrh-streaming Icon of the Mother of God “Softener of Evil Hearts” arrived in New York City from Moscow. The icon and its guardian were greeted by the secretary of the Eastern American Diocese, Archpriest Serge Lukianov. With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, […]

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ABBESS OF TVOROZHKOVO HOLY TRINITY MONASTERY DIES IN CAR ACCIDENT, TWO NUNS IN CRITICAL CONDITION

October 18, 2017 Featured

Orthochristian.com – 18/10/17 +Memory Eternal+ Mother Anna (Tkach), the abbess of the Tvorozhkovo Holy Trinity Monastery in the far western Russian Pskov Province, tragically perished yesterday in a car accident involving a minibus taxi near the village of Podborovye. Two sisters who were traveling with her, Nuns Theodora and Fiona, are in critical condition, reports Pskov Newsline. […]

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ORTHODOX CEMETERY DESECRATED IN CYPRUS

August 24, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 24/8/17 An act of vandalism was committed on the evening of Thursday, August 17, in a cemetery in the village of Kalavasos on the island of Cyprus, 37 miles south of the capital city of Nicosia. Tombstones of Orthodox Cypriots were subjected to desecration and destruction, many covered with Nazi and Satanic symbols, and […]

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ISTERS OF LINTULA HOLY TRINITY CONVENT ASK FOR PRAYERS FOR MISSING MOTHER ELIZABETH

July 14, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 14/7/17 The sisters of Lintula Holy Trinity Convent are asking for prayers for the speedy finding of the missing nun Mother Elizabeth, reports the site of the Finnish Orthodox Church. Mother Elizabeth was last seen on Tuesday evening at 8:00 PM. A search was organized by the Eastern Finland police department with a great number […]

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Inauguration and Blessing of the Holy Transfiguration Retreat Center

June 25, 2017 Featured

Northeast American Diocese – Indian Orthodox Malankara Church – 25/6/17 Dear All Please join us for the Inauguration and Blessing of our Holy Transfiguration Retreat Center, a ministry of the Northeast American Diocese of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, on Saturday, July 15, 2017, at 2 PM. Our beloved Father in Christ, His Holiness Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma […]

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MET. HILARION SUPPORTS PROPOSAL TO RESTRICT SHOPPING ON SUNDAYS

May 11, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – May 2017 The head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) stated on Russia-24’s television program “The Church and the World” that he supports the Federation Council’s initiative to restrict shopping on Sundays, reports RIA-Novosti. Earlier it became known that the Federation Council, the upper house of the […]

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International Broadcast Schedule for Christmas Divine Liturgy

January 6, 2016 Featured News

January 2016 The Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin and the Shoghakat TV Company, working in conjunction with the “First Channel” of Armenian television (“H1”), are pleased to announce the schedule for the live global telecast of the Pontifical Divine Liturgy on the Feast of the Nativity and Theophany of our Lord Jesus Christ in Holy […]

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ISIS Release 15 Assyrians Captured in Qaryatain – Syria

September 5, 2015 Featured News

5/9/15 (AINA) — ISIS has released 15 Assyrians who were captured in the town of Qaryatain, Syria after they paid the jizya (poll tax). The 15 were among the 250 Assyrians captured when Qaryatain fell to ISIS on August 6 (AINA 2015-08-07). After capturing Qaryatain, ISIS issued an ultimatum to the Christian population: pay the […]

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Blessing of the Holy Muron – Live television broadcast via satellite – July 18th – 2015

July 17, 2015 Featured News

On the occasion of the Blessing of the Holy Muron (Holy Chrism), the Noursat Broadcast will be broadcasting LIVE via satellite the Holy Divine Liturgy presided over by His Holiness Aram I. Place: St. Mary Monastery, Bikfaya, Lebanon Time corresponding UTC (GMT): Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 5:00 pm To watch live via internet click here:http://www.noursat.tv/ar/receive-us.php?chid=2 […]

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Assyrian Priest, Deacon Kidnapped in Homs – Syria

May 23, 2015 Featured News
Fr. Jacques Murad, an Assyrian Catholic priest, was kidnapped in Homs, Syria

23/5/15 (AINA) — An Assyrian priest and deacon were kidnapped yesterday in Homs, Syria. According to witnesses, two armed men riding a motorcycle entered the grounds of the Mar Ilyan al-Sharqi monastery of the Assyrian Catholic Church at about 3 PM. The monastery is located in the town of al-Qaryatayn in the Homs Region. The […]

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Re-Cap of Women & Diaconal Ministry Conference Scheduled

May 5, 2015 Featured News
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Saturday, May 16, 2015 – 4 PM St. Gregory of Nyssa Orthodox Church 2219 Summit St. Columbus, Ohio The conference was originally held December 6, 2014 in Manhattan and hosted by the St. Phoebe Center for the History of the Deaconess. Join St. Phoebe founder, Ann Marie Mecera, Caren Stayer, PhD (presenter and Board member), with […]

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Canonization of the Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide to be held on 23rd April 2015

April 21, 2015 Featured News

21/4/15 LIVESTREAM of the Canonization of the Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide – April 23, starting at 17:00 Armenia Time Zone (UTC+04:00), will be streamed in different media services from the Open Air Altar at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The canonization marks a major event in the history of the Armenian nation, as no elevation […]

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Transfer of the Holy Fire from Jerusalem to Belgrade

April 11, 2015 Featured News

11/4/15 The schedule of the following events regarding the Holy Fire: ·  Welcome ceremony of the Holy Fire on 11 April 2015 at 7:30 PM at the Belgrade airport Nikola Tesla, where the press conference will be held. · The solemn welcome at the Saint Sava Cathedral in the Vracar District on 11 April 2015 […]

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Patriarch Kirill of Moscow Receives Greek PM Tsipras

April 11, 2015 Featured News

A. Makris – 11/4/15 – Greek Reporter The Russian people and its Church feel compassion for their spiritual brothers the Greeks and wish their government success in its mission for a socially-directed economy and society, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia said on Thursday, welcoming Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. It was the last […]

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Assyrian Genocide Exhibition to Open in New York

November 12, 2014 Featured News

12/11/14 Yonkers, New York (AINA) — The Assyrian American Association of Yonkers, in conjunction with the Museum of Human Rights Freedom and Tolerance, will present an exhibition on the massacre of Assyrians in Iraq. The exhibit is titled From A Crime Without A Name To Genocide: The Simmele Massacre of Assyrians, Iraq, August 1933. The […]

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The Orthodox Mission in the Midst of the Ebola Outbreak

August 21, 2014 Featured News
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+ Archmandrite Themistocles Adamopoulos Freetown – 20/8/14 I find myself situated in a quasi – apocalyptic End Time scenario of which I would never have imagined could be possible. I am in the midst of the deadliest outbreak of Ebola so far in human medical history. Freetown, the bustling capital of Sierra Leone and the […]

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Former rock-star-turned-missionary, Father Themi Adams describes the situation in Freetown, Sierra Leone, as ‘the deadliest outbreak of Ebola so far in human medical history’

August 21, 2014 Featured News

  By Dan Wooding Founder of ASSIST Ministries – 21/8/14 He says that he find himself in the center of a ‘quasi – apocalyptic End Time scenario of which I would never have imagined could be possible’. FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE (ANS) — A former Australian rock-star atheist, who found Christ and became a fearless missionary […]

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Turkish PM Erdoğan’s steps ‘not enough,’ Greek Orthodox Patriarch says

May 9, 2014 Featured News

May 2014 Bartholomew I, spiritual leader of 250 million Orthodox Christians, praised Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for improving rights for Christians, but added pointedly, “it is not enough.” In an interview with The Associated Press in his Istanbul office, Bartholomew expressed disappointment that Erdoğan had not re-opened the Theological School of Halki, the […]

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Turkish PM Does Not Acknowledge Armenian Genocide, But Sends Condolences to Families

April 24, 2014 Featured News

http://www.armradio.am – 24/4/14 Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has highlighted the “shared pain” endured during the 1915 events in an unexpected statement April 23 on the Armenian issue, expressing condolences on behalf of the Turkish state to the grandchildren of Armenians who lost their lives “in the context of the early twentieth century,” the Hurriyet […]

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International Broadcast of Easter Divine Liturgy from Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

April 19, 2014 Featured News

Armenian Orthodox Church – 19/4/14 The Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin and the Shoghakat TV Company, working in conjunction with Armenian Public Television (Channel 1), are pleased to once again announce the live global telecast of the Pontifical Divine Liturgy on Easter Sunday in Holy Etchmiadzin. The celebrant will be His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme […]

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