Boat-Church Sets Off for Annual Siberian Missionary Trip

Orthodoxchristian - August 2019 Priests, doctors, and social workers have teamed up again for a unique mission trip along the Ob River in central Russia. The missionaries plan to visit 45 remote settlements in this 23rd annual voyage of the Apostle Andrew the First- Called missionary ship, reports Vesti Novosibirsk. The clergy meet with Orthodox faithful in the ...

Remembering Protopresbyter John Meyendorff (+July 22, 1992)

SVOTS - 24/7/19 +Memory Eternal+ On this day, we remember our beloved Protopresbyter John Meyendorff (Feb. 17, 1926–July 22, 1992), dean of St. Vladimir’s Seminary from 1984-1992, professor of church history from 1959-1992, prolific author, and a major voice in and for the Orthodox Christian community worldwide. Click here to listen to some of Fr. John’s sermons on patristics, ...

Unification interviews Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 16/5/19 On the day of Pascha, I was able to interview His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, at the Russian Charitable Organization of St Sergius ...

Sermon by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, Upon Entrusting the Episcopal Staff to Newly-Consecrated Bishop Luke of Syracuse

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 14/2/19 Your Grace Bishop Luke, Beloved in the Lord Brother of Mine,  Both of This Monastery and Now In Archpastoral Service: I extend my heartfelt congratulations on your receiving the great grace of episcopacy. Grand and joyous is this feast day not ...

Poroshenko: Ukrainian Orthodox Believers Must Choose Either Ukraine, or Russia

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  Sputniknews - 19/12/18 MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday that the Orthodox believers in Ukraine are choosing not between the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kiev Patriarchate (UOC-KP), but between Ukraine and Russia. "We have no doubt that every Ukrainian will come. Because ...

EPISTLE OF THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS to the Clergy and Flock of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 14/12/18 “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give unto you”(John 14:27). Having gathered in an expanded session of the Synod of Bishops as we approach the feast day of the Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady “of the Sign” ...

The Spiritual Mission of the Traveling Miracle-Working Icon

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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 21/10/18 Bishop Nicholas (Olhovsky) of Manhattan, Vicar of the Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, caretaker of the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God "of the Sign.” -Your Grace, you were appointed caretaker ...

Statement of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 21/10/18 The Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia communicates to the plenitude of her clergy and faithful, and to her fellow Orthodox Christians throughout the world, her profound sorrow at the uncanonical undertakings perpetrated ...

A monument to St John of Shanghai and San Francisco the Miracle-worker is installed on the grounds of the headquarters of the Western American Diocese

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 15/9/18 “A monument to St John, Archbishop of Shanghai and San Francisco the Miracle-worker was donated by the ‘Dialogue of Cultures—One World’ Foundation and installed on the courtyard of the old orphanage and Church of St Tikhon of Zadonsk, ...

Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Execution of the Holy Romanov Family takes place in Russia

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MAKSACHUK EKATERINA PAVLOVNA (Delegate of Moscow & All Russia) - OCP News Service - 17/7/18 Moscow-Russia: July 17th of 2018 marks the 100th Anniversary (July 1918- July 2018) of the execution of St. Tsar Nicholas II and his family (the Romanovs).  St. Tsar Nicholas II was the last ruler of Russia. He and his family were ...

EPISTLE of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, on the 100th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of the Righteous Royal Passion-Bearers

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 17/7/18 To My Eminent Brother Archpastors, Honorable Fathers, Dear Brothers and Sisters: The 20th century was a difficult time for Orthodox Christians on the territory of the Russian Empire, which became the USSR after the Great War, the October Revolution ...

THOUSANDS PARTICIPATE IN 400TH-ANNIVERSARY KURSK ROOT ICON PROCESSION

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Orthochristian.com - 10/6/18 This year marked the 400th anniversary of the holy procession with the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God in Kursk, Russia, as orthochristian.com previously reported. The procession is traditionally held on the Friday of the 9th week after Pascha, which fell on June 8 this year. Several thousands of faithful from Kursk, neighboring regions, ...

PROCESSION WITH WONDERWORKING KURSK ROOT ICON TO MARK 400TH ANNIVERSARY IN JUNE

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Orthochristian.com - 2/6/18 This year will mark a major milestone for the miraculous Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God. The icon regularly resides in New York, but it returns to Kursk, Russia every year for the consolation of the faithful, who participate in a procession with the icon by the thousands. This year marks the 400th ...

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, ...

16,000 people venerate the relics of the Alapaevsk Martyrs

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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 25/5/18 On May 19, 2018, a great holy reliquary containing the hand of Holy Grand Duchess Elizabeth and a portion of the relics of Nun Barbara was brought to Minsk from New York. It remained in Minsk until May 22, ...

Autocephaly & Ukrainian Orthodoxy – Risks and Success Factors

Nadia Bazuk - OCP News Service - 23/5/18 The guaranty of Ukraine's autocephaly is not in the legal agreements between Kyiv and Constantinople, but in human psychology: the status of the attacker affects the fight's outcome. Nevertheless, for a judge violence remains violence, and even the winner can be convicted. On April 28, Razumkov Center published the ...

Metropolitan-Primate Cornelius of Tallinn & All Estonia Enters Eternal Rest

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OCP News Service - 22/4/18 +Memory Eternal+ Metropolitan-Primate Cornelius of Tallinn and All Estonia  of the Estonian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate has entered eternal rest. MET. CORNELIUS OF ESTONIA’S ENTIRE LIFE “WAS DEVOTED TO SERVING GOD AND PEOPLE,” PATRIARCH SAYS Biographical note Cornelius, Metropolitan of Tallinn and All Estonia, (secular name Vyacheslav Nikolayevich Yacobs) was born on 19 June ...

JIHADISTS THREATEN PATRIARCH KIRILL AND PRESIDENT PUTIN IN NEW PROPAGANDA POSTERS

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Orthochristian.com - 28/2/18 New propaganda posters from the jihadi organization ISIS are taking aim at His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and President Vladimir Putin of Russia in particular, as well as America and London, reports orthodoxia.info with reference to the SITE Intelligence Group. The new poster against the Russian spiritual and political leaders shows the pair in crosshairs, with the words “BREAK ...

ISIS CLAIMS RESPONSIBILITY FOR DAGESTAN CHURCH SHOOTING

The Cathedral of St. George where the shooting took place. Photo: http://sobory.ru

Orthochristian.com - 22/2/18 ISIS has claimed responsibility for the deadly shooting that took place on Sunday at the Cathedral of St. George in Kizlyar, Dagestan, Russia. A young man opened fire on parishioners exiting the church on Sunday, leaving five women dead, two more parishioners wounded, and two security guards wounded. Four of the women died instantly, while the fifth ...

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. ...