The 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Archimandrite Antonin (Kapustin) is Celebrated on the Mount of Olives

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 28/8/17 August 25, 2017, was the 200th anniversary of the birth of Archimandrite Antonin (Kapustin), Chief of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, one of the great builders in the Holy Land. Through his fervent efforts, the unique legacy ...

Culture Ministry launches “Russian Palestine” project in Moscow Region

Moscow, February 12, Interfax – An organizational committee on the development of the tourist cluster Russian Palestine near the New Jerusalem Monastery in Istra, Moscow Region, has been founded, the press service for the Russian Culture Ministry has reported. “The project is aimed at creating a unified pilgrim, tourist and social infrastructure,” the report says. These issues were discussed in a recent ...