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Rare Historic Photos of Patriarch Kirill with Catholicoi Baselios Mathew I & Baselios Mathews II

November 24, 2016 Featured News
Patriarch Kirill & Catholicos Baselious Mathews I

Pramvir – OCP News Service – 24/11/16 Rare Historic Photos of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all Russia (From December 26, 1974, to December 26, 1984, he was rector of the Leningrad Seminary & Theological Academy) with Catholicoi Baselios Mathew I and Baselios Mathews II  (Both where the heads of the Indian Orthodox Church and held the title […]

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MONUMENT TO PRINCE VLADIMIR OPENED ON DAY OF PEOPLE’S UNITY IN MOSCOW

November 6, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 6/11/16 More pics here: Vladimir Putin and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia opened a monument to the holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Great Prince Vladimir, the Baptizer of Russia, on Borovitskaya Square, reports the president’s website. The monument was erected by the initiative of the Russian Military-Historical Society and the Moscow government. The author […]

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AN AMERICAN GENERAL WAS BAPTIZED ORTHODOX AFTER STAYING IN MOLDAVIA FOR SEVERAL YEARS

October 11, 2016 Featured News
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Athonite Testimony – 10/10/16 An American general was baptized Orthodox after staying several years in Moldavia. The chief of the European Regional Medical Command of NATO says that the Mother of God spoke to him. An American general on mission in Basarabia fell in love with the Moldavian style of life and was baptized Orthodox. Norvel […]

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CONCERT ON NOVEMBER 6 IN PHILADELPHIA TO EXPLORE BIBLICAL FOUNDATIONS OF ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN LITURGY

October 7, 2016 Featured News
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St. Davids, PA – St. Tikhon’s Seminary – October 2016 St. Tikhon’s Seminary has partnered with the newly launched Center for Orthodox Thought and Culture to hold a benefit concert in Philadelphia onSunday, November 6 at 4:00 PM in the McInnis Auditorium on Eastern University’s campus. The performance, entitled “Psalms & Hymns,” will feature Russian […]

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AN APPEAL FOR HELP: EXNING

August 12, 2016 Featured News
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Archpriest Andrew Phillips – August 2016 As the Orthodox Christian population grows in England due largely to immigration but also to conversion, Fr. Andrew Phillips and his communities are working to keep up with the need for churches. Please read here his appeal for help in this regard. Thirty-five years ago we desperately tried to establish […]

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The consulus general of The U.S.A. and Russia visit the Patriarch of Alexandria

August 11, 2016 Featured News

Patriarcate of Alexandria – Augsut 2016 On the 2nd and 4rd of August 2016, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa received at the Patriarchal See the visits of the Consuls General of the U.S.A. Mr. Stephen Fakan and of Russia Mr. Rachid Sadikov, respectively and had lengthy and constructive […]

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Heretic!

July 5, 2016 Featured News
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John Gfoeller (Facebook) – 5/7/16 I saw a man standing on the side of a bridge, about to jump. So I shouted at him, “Wait, don’t do it!” So he turned to me, with a tear in his eye, and I noticed a cross on him. I got excited, and asked, “Are you a Christian?” “Yes,” […]

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‘For Orthodox Unity!’ Russian Bikers Will Make Greece Tour an Annual Thing

May 17, 2016 Featured News
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  www.sputniknews.com – May 2016 Russia’s Night Wolves motorcycle club plans to make its ‘Holy Mountain’ moto-pilgrimage to Greece an annual event, club spokesman Vadim Strogov said at a press conference at the Russian Center of Science and Culture in Athens Sunday. Members of the club, gaining renown in Europe last year due to controversyover their Moscow-Berlin tours dedicated […]

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Envoy: France Glad Putin to Visit Russian Orthodox Complex Opening in Paris

May 1, 2016 Featured News
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www.sputniknews.com – 1/5/16 French government envoy Jean-Pierre Chevenement said he was glad the Russian president plans to visit the opening ceremony for a Russian Orthodox complex in Paris. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Construction began in 2014 on the Russian Orthodox complex on Paris’ Quai Branly. In March, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Prikhodko said that the complex […]

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24th Annual Russian Orthodox Church Musicians’ Conference

August 10, 2015 Featured News

Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia – St Petersburg, Florida  ·   October 7-11, 2015 Click to Register: The 24th Annual ROCM Conference will be held from October 7 to October 11, 2015, at the Clarion Inn & Suites Clearwater.  The ROCM Conferences bring together choir members and conductors of all levels of experience to explore the wealth and beauty […]

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The 1000 th Anniversary of the Repose of the Baptizer of Rus Will be Celebrated Throughout Australia

July 17, 2015 News

ROCOR- July 2015 As reported by the official website of the Diocese of Australia and New Zealand of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, on July 24-25, 2015, the cathedrals of the diocese in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane will celebrate the 1000 th anniversary of the repose of Holy Prince Vladimir, Equalt-to-the-Apostles. On Saturday, […]

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70TH ANNIVERSARY OF ST. NICHOLAS’S CATHEDRAL CELEBRATED IN IRANIAN CAPITAL

May 28, 2015 Featured News

On May 22, 2015, the Feast of the Translation of the Relics of St. Nicholas from Myra to Bari, the Russian Orthodox parish in Teheran celebrated the 70th anniversary of St. Nicolas’s Cathedral. With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the festive liturgy was celebrated by Archbishop Alexander of […]

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Xi Jinping praise Russian Church’s role in fight against fascism

May 9, 2015 Featured News

Interfax-religion Moscow, May 8, Interfax – China values the contribution made by the Russian Orthodox Church in the joint fight against fascism, Chinese leader Xi Jinping said at the beginning of a meeting with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at the Kremlin on Thursday. The Chinese leader headed for the meeting with the […]

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Vice President of ROCOR Synodal Youth Department Lectures at St Tikhon’s University

May 8, 2015 News

May 2015 On May 1st father Andrey Sommer, Senior Priest of the Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady “of the Sign” in New York and Vice President of the Synodal Youth Department of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad, met our students, and hold them a lesson about the role of St. Vladimir in the life of […]

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A Regular Session of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Begins in the Synodal Residence in New York

May 7, 2015 Featured News

On Tuesday, May 5, 2015, after Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral of Our Lady “of the Sign” in New York, a regular session of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia began. This meeting, chaired by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the […]

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Russian Orthodox Church sends 78 tonnes of food to southeastern Ukraine

May 2, 2015 Featured News
Russian Orthodox Church sends 78 tonnes of food to southeastern Ukraine

Interfax-religion.com Moscow, April 30, Interfax – The fifth and sixth trips by the staff of the Synodal Department for Charity to the dioceses in southeastern Ukraine took place with the blessing of Patriarch Kirill, the Russian Orthodox Church said on its website on Thursday. The money raised by the Church was used to buy food […]

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400 Syrian Churches Destroyed, Christianity Nearing ‘Extinction’ in Mideast — Russian Orthodox Patriarch

April 18, 2015 Featured News

Raymond Ibrahim – April 2015 Read -Patriarch Kirill expresses concerns about crimes against Christians in Middle East: Around mid-April, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia –who once wrote a letter to Barack Obama beseeching the president to reconsider his foreign policies which enable the persecution of Christians in Syria — spoke again of the threat […]

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CELEBRATIONS OF HOLY PASCHA IN PAKISTAN

April 17, 2015 Featured News

Fr. Joseph Farooq – April 2015 With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan HILARION, Archbishop of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, on April 12, 2015, the ROCOR faithful in Pakistan joyfully participated in the Paschal Divine Liturgy. The congregation was given the chance to prepare themselves […]

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Historic cathedral returned to Russian Orthodox Church

April 17, 2015 Featured News
Historic cathedral returned to Russian Orthodox Church

CatholicCulture.org – April 2015 The Russian government has returned Smolny Convent and Cathedral to the Russian Orthodox Church, according to a report from AsiaNews. The convent, whose centerpiece is the cathedral, is located in St. Petersburg and was built for the daughter of Peter the Great as she entered religious life. Construction of the cathedral was […]

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Celebration of Lazarus Saturday in Bethany

April 9, 2015 Featured News

On April 6, 2015, Lazarus Saturday, Archimandrite Roman (Krassovsky), Chief of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, headed divine services at the Orthodox School of Bethany, where a chapel stands at the site of the Savior’s meeting with Lazarus and his sisters, which is illustrated by ancient […]

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Pan-Orthodox Liturgy in Munich

March 14, 2015 Featured News

Regular session of the Episcopal Council of the Orthodox Church in Germany was held in Munich from 6 until 8 March 2015. The Orthodox Episcopal Council of Germany was founded in 2010 and it consists of 16 Metropolitans and Bishops of all Canonical Orthodox Churches in Germany. On Friday, 6 March 2015 Bishops gathered along […]

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