Patriarch Kirill celebrates liturgy at the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka

www.mospat.ru - July 2016 On June 24, 2016, the commemoration day of the Holy Princess Olga Equal-to-the-Apostles, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Moscow church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka. His Holiness was assisted by a great assembly of bishops and clergy including high church ...

Iraq Christians See ISIL Uprooting Prophet Jonah’s Remains As Dire Portent

By Miko Morelos http://www.ecumenicalnews.com - 16/7/14 Members of Jihadist group the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) are believed to have unearthed the remains of revered biblical Prophet Jonah in Mosul. This act is fueling the fears of Christian leaders in Iraq that the persisting violence could spell the end of 2000 years of Christianity in the ...

ISIS militants smash Tombs of Prophets Jonah & Shayth: Attack Churches, Monasteries and Mosques

RTV - 10/7/14 ISIS militants in Iraq have been filmed ruthlessly smashing centuries-old graves to pieces in the city of Mosul. The shocking video footage was posted online this week. It shows rebels in balaclavas and black coats destroying tombs with sledgehammers, amidst swirls of dust and piles of rocks. It is unknown when the video was ...