NOVICE MONK GOES MISSING ON MT. ATHOS

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Pravoslavie.ru - 25/1/17 The search is ongoing to locate a 43-year-old Ukrainian novice monk who went missing while visiting Mt. Athos, reports Romfea. Police report that the novice was hosted in a cell, then on January 16 set out to visit an acquaintance in Karakallou Monastery, one of the mountain’s twenty ruling monasteries. The surrounding area was experiencing ...

PETITION WRITTEN UP AGAINST HOLDING EUROVISION CONTEST IN KIEV’S ST. SOPHIA’S

Pravoslavie.ru - 11/11/16 A petition to prohibit holding the opening ceremony of the singing contest “Eurovision 2017” on the territory of Kiev’s St. Sophia’s Cathedral national preserve has appeared on the Kiev City Council’s website, reports RIA-Novosti. The St. Sophia’s preserve, under UNESCO protection, is being considered by the event’s organizers as the venue for the opening ceremony ...

Tragedy continues for Christians in Aleppo: You can help them

Barnabas Fund - August 2016 “The enemy has besieged the rebels … the rebels attacked us and occupied the main road (the supply route of Aleppo) and we were besieged for ten days. And because of this, the government … surrounded the rebels and [we have] been besieged totally.” – email to Barnabas Fund from our ministry ...

NEW ORTHODOX CHURCH OPENED IN CHECHNYA

Pravoslavie.ru Grozny, capital of the autonomous Chechen Republic of SW Russia, April 23, 2016 On Sunday the solemn opening of the Orthodox Church of the Nativity of Christ was held in Naurskaya village of the Chechen Republic, reports СКФО.ru. Bishop Varlaam of Makhachkala and Grozny, heads of the republic’s executive bodies, leaders of the Naursky district, and diocesan ...