A Monument to St. Sergius of Radonezh Will be Erected in the Crimea

April 2014 The St. Sergius of Radonezh Fund, a part of the Russian Historical Society,  plans to erect a monument to St. Sergius. Sergei Naryshkin, Speaker of the State  Duma, who is also the chairman of the Russian Historical Society, announced  plans to erect a monument to St. Sergius in the Crimea, the news portal  Interfax-Religion reported. “The ...

U.S. Copts Decry Egyptian Persecution of Christians (VIDEO)

30/1/2012 Coptic Christians in Rhode Island told their Christian neighbors about the suffering their friends and relatives have endured in Egypt in the aftermath of the Jan. 25, 2011 uprising that resulted in the ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak. They told their story at a service of prayer for Christian unity at the Coptic Orthodox ...

Salafi protesters demand release of Priest’s Wife

29/03/2011 Dozens of Salafis protested on Tuesday during a court session about a priest's wife who they say embraced Islam and is now being held by the Coptic Church. Eyewitnesses said Salafis rallied before State Council, while a lawsuit demanding release of the priest's wife, Kamilia Shehata, was reviewed by the Administrative Court. The lawsuit accused the ...

Patriarch Kirill deems it necessary to teach Russian language and traditions to Migrants

Tula, March 11, Interfax - Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill deems it necessary to pursue efforts aimed at cultural adaptation of multiple foreign migrants arriving to Russia."We should not disregard tension issues in our social life, in particular, relations between local citizens and non-residents who have different ethnic and cultural traditions", Patriarch ...