ICON OF ST. PANTELEIMON SHEDDING TEARS IN GREECE

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Pravoslavie.ru - August 2017 According to reports from clergy of the St. Panteleimon Church in Arseni, Greece, 47 miles west of Thessaloniki, an icon of St. Panteleimon has begun streaming tears. This was reported on July 27 by Mayor Katerina Ignatiadou of Skydra on her personal Facebook page. The tears appeared on the icon at 3:30 PM on ...

RASPUTIN MYSTERIOUS FIGURE, REQUIRES SERIOUS STUDY—BP. TIKHON (SHEVKUNOV)

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Pravoslavie.ru - 21/3/17 Speaking at the State Historical Museum on Saturday, March 18, in a lecture entitled “The February Revolution of 1917: What Was It?” deputy abbot of Sretensky Monastery and chairman of the Patriarchal Cultural Council Bishop Tikhon (Shevkunov) encouraged the gathered crowd to draw lessons from the tragic events of the past. During the ...

CHURCH TO ANNOUNCE RESULTS OF EXAMINATIONS OF “EKATERINBURG REMAINS” IN SECOND QUARTER OF 2017

Pravoslavie.ru - 6/1/17 Abbot of Moscow’s Sretensky Monastery, Bishop Tikhon (Shevkunov) of Egorievsk has reported when the results of Church assessments in the criminal case of the deaths of the members of the Royal Family will be known. “We hope that, as the work is quite voluminous and the report will be quite large, somewhere in the ...

ICON OF GREAT MARTYR AND HEALER PANTELEIMON BEGINS TO STREAM MYRRH IN WOMEN’S MONASTERY IN BURYATIA

Pravoslavie.ru - August 2016 In Sretensky Convent an icon of the holy Great Martyr and Healer Panteleimon with a particle of his relics is streaming myrrh. The miracle appeared after the icon “visited” the house church of a home for invalids in the city of Ulan-Ude in mid-July by the blessing of Igumena Niki, abbess of Sretensky ...

The First Meeting of the Inter-Council Presence of 2016 Takes Place in Moscow

Official website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - April 2016 On April 1, 2016, Sretensky Monastery in Moscow hosted the first meeting of the Inter-Council Presence of the year, chaired by His Eminence Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany, to discuss Church law. A document titled “Church Law Violations ...

Activists criticise plans to build on site of 14th-century monastery in Moscow

The florid style of the new cathedral design by the Moscow architect Dmitry Smirnov has been dubbed by Russian media as “Chekist gothic”, a reference an early name for the KGB

  Sophia  Kishkovsky - 16/11/13 Abbot hits back, saying most claims are groundless. Architectural preservationists say that plans to build a new cathedral on the grounds of Moscow’s 14th-century Sretensky Monastery will destroy other historic buildings on the site, irrevocably alter the surrounding cityscape, and set a troubling example for other heritage sites across Russia.                “There are no ...

A guide to the interior of a Russian Orthodox church

Joy Neumeyer at 04/03/2013 20:00 Just over a year ago, when Pussy Riot made its “punk prayer” inside Christ the Savior Cathedral, the English-language press was flooded with images of women in bright knitted masks – and iffy translations of church terminology. Many newspapers reported that the women performed on the church’s altar, when they were actually on ...

Orthodox Church forgives Pussy Riot

20/8/2012 Two top clerics in the Russian Orthodox Church said that it has forgiven the members of feminist punk band Pussy Riot who were convicted of hooliganism and sent to prison for briefly taking over a cathedral in a raucous prayer for deliverance from Vladimir Putin. Tikhon Shevkunov, who heads Moscow’s Sretensky Monastery and is widely believed ...