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Orthodox Patriarchate of Moscow canonizes 30 new Saints

December 4, 2017 Featured

Orthodox Church – 4/12/17 The Council of Orthodox Bishops of the Moscow Patriarchate, currently meeting in Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral through Saturday, has resolved to add 30 saints, previously locally-venerated in Ukraine and Belarus, to its Church-wide calendar, reports the site of the Russian Orthodox Church. It was previously reported that the Council would […]

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The 26th North American Church Musicians’ Conference Concludes

October 31, 2017 Featured

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 31/10/17 Holy Transfiguration Cathedral in Los Angeles, CA, hosted the very successful, fruitful, and uplifting 26th North American Conference with over 70 church choir directors, singers, and psalmists participating. The conference, whose main theme was “Vocal Artistry of […]

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August 12, 2016 Featured News – 12/8/16 Unknown facts from the life of Gregory Rasputin, who had been close to the family of Tsar-Martyr Nicholas II, have been made public by Ural researchers in the book Gregory Rasputin: Prophet of the Russian Apocalypse, which is currently being worked on, reports As states one of the authors, curator of the House-Museum […]

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Court upholds conviction of Archbishop Seraphim

February 8, 2015 News

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] On Thursday, February 6, 2015, the Court of Appeals of the Province of Manitoba affirmed the conviction of Archbishop Seraphim on one count of sexual assault. Archbishop Seraphim has begun his eight-month prison sentence imposed by the trial court in this case. The process leading to a spiritual court will commence as […]

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