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Cross of St Andrew the Apostle Arrives in Russia

July 14, 2013 Featured News

A. Papapostolou – 12/7/13 The shrine with the Cross of St Andrew the First-Called has arrived in St Petersburg. The relic has opened the festivities marking the 1025th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus due to take place on the territory of three states – Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. “The arrival of the relic is […]

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Madonna takes on Russian Orthodox Church over gay rights

March 24, 2012 News

By Paul Carsten 23/3/2012 The singer, proclaiming herself a “freedom fighter”, vowed to challenge a new law in the city of St Petersburg which prohibits the “propaganda of homosexuality and paedophilia among minors”. This “propaganda”, according to the bill, threatens to “damage the health, moral and spiritual development of the underaged.” Madonna, who is planning […]

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A “Telebridge” Is Held between Youth in St Petersburg and New York

May 5, 2009 News

Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia On May 2, 2009, youth from Pokrovsky Student Council of the higher educational institutions of St Petersburg at the Institute of International Educational Programs of St Petersburg State Polytechnical University and from the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia participated in a “telebridge” conference.Leading the New York contingent was the […]

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