PUTIN SAYS FATHER OF PATRIARCH KIRILL BAPTIZED HIM IN 1952

Social Media News Russian President Vladimir Putin has said in the Saida Medvedeva film “Patriarch” on the “Russia 1” channel that Patriarch Kirill’s father baptized him in Leningrad in 1952. The Russian leader spoke about how at the end of 1952 his fatther, a member of the Communist Party, had him secretly baptized in Transfiguration Cathedral. According ...

The Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God concludes its visit to the Western American Diocese at Los Angeles’ Transfiguration Cathedral

Russian Church Outside Russia On Monday, August 18, 2014, the eve of the Transfiguration of the Lord, His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill of San Francisco and Western America, Secretary of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, performed all-night vigil at Holy Transfiguration Cathedral in Los Angeles, CA. His Eminence was joined ...

Travel: On sacred ground in the Russian town of Suzdal

The Washington Post - 30/6/13  A sea of humanity surged forward at the train station in Moscow, pushing me away from the ticket window. I was losing ground, fighting a crowd of people who'd survived both the slog of Soviet bureaucracy and the quicksand of anarchic capitalism. A wily octogenarian attempted to squeeze under my arm, ...

Sofia to Fund Repair of Burned Cathedral of Bessarabia Bulgarians

Pictured: The fire at the Savior's Transfiguration Cathedral in Bolgrad destroyed its dome. Shapshot from Skat TV

28/1/2012 The Bulgarian government has announced it is going to provide a total of BGN 100 000 for the repair of the burned Orthodox Christian Cathedral in the ethnic Bulgarian-populated town of Bolgrad in Ukraine. The Savior's Transfiguration Cathedral in Bolgrad, a spiritual center of the historical ethnic Bulgarian community in the southwest of Ukraine, burned down ...

Patriarch Kirill Celebrated Divine Liturgy at Holy Transfiguration Cathedral

DNIPROPETROVSK. His Holiness Patriarch Kirill Celebrated Divine Liturgy at Holy Transfiguration Cathedral According to the schedule of stay of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill in Dnipropetrovsk, on July 25 the Primate of the ROC celebrates the Divine Liturgy at Holy Transfiguration Cathedral of Dnipropetrovsk. The divine service is broadcast online by the First National TV-channel. Video about ...

Odessa Mayor Eduard Hurvits: Patriarch’s Visit Enhances International Prestige of Odessa

21-07-2010 The visit of the Patriarch of Moscow enhances international prestige of Odessa. Mayor of Odessa Eduard Hurvits expressed this idea in the course of communication with the journalists. "To my mind, this visit is a visit of peace and friendship. It is important for every inhabitant of Odessa”, Eduard Hurvits noted. The mayor of Odessa underscored ...