FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE HISTORY, HOLY FIRE TO BE DELIVERED TO SERBIA

Pravoslavie.ru On April 10, 2015, an official delegation of the Serbian Orthodox Church headed by Bishop Jovan of Slavonia will depart for Jerusalem to bring the Holy Fire to Serbia. The Serbian delegation will participate together with a delegation from Russia in the prayer before the descent of Holy Fire. According to a tradition of many years, the ...

FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 90’S UNIATE – UKRANIAN GREEK CATHOLICS TRIED TO CAPTURE AN ORTHODOX CHURCH BY FORCE

April 2015 The official website of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church has reported that an attempt at seizure of an Orthodox church was made by representatives of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC). The rector of the church of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God at the Stenka village, Buchatsk district, Ternopol region, Father Vasily ...

HOLY FRIDAY EPITAPHION SERVICE TO BE CELEBRATED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN OVER 57 YEARS IN TURKISH OCCUPIED CYPRUS

4/4/14 After a haitus of 57 years, in the part of Cyprus that was occupied by Turks in 1971, the service of the Epitaphion (Burial Shroud) will be performed on Holy Friday at St. George's Church in the city of Famagusta. Moreover, with the permission of the Turkish authorities, now once a month Divine Liturgy will ...