EXPERTS FIND SIMILARITY BETWEEN SKULLS OF ALEXANDER III AND THAT POSSIBLY BELONGING TO NICHOLAS II

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Pravoslavie.ru  - 14/9/17 In the course of the examination of the “Ekaterinburg remains,” believed by many to belong to Tsar Nicholas II and his holy family, Russian researchers have identified similar features on the skulls of Tsar Alexander III and that presumably belonging to Tsar Nicholas II, Denis Pezhemskii, a member of the patriarchal commission for the ...

FOUNDATION OF ROYAL MARTYRS CHURCH LAID AT SITE OF TSAR’S ABDICATION

Pravoslavie.ru - 16/3/17 On March 14, Metropolitan Eusebius of Pskov and Porkhov celebrated the rite of the founding of a temple in honor of the Holy Royal Martyrs at the station in the city of Dno, where on March 15, 1917, Tsar Nicholas II signed his abdication in favor of his brother Michael, reports the site ...

PATRIARCH KIRILL TO PRAYERFULLY COMMEMORATE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF TSAR NICHOLAS II’S ABDICATION

Pravoslavie.ru - 13/2/17 The centenary of the abdication from the throne of the holy Royal Martyr Tsar Nicholas II will be marked by a Patriarchal Divine Liturgy, as established by the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church at its March 9th meeting in Moscow, reports the site of the Moscow Patriarchate. The prayerful commemoration will take ...

Historic church receives $20,000 grant

[OCA] - Janauary 2014 Holy Ghost Church, Bridgeport, CT, recently was awarded a $20,000.00 Historic Preservation Technical Assistance Grant [HPTAG] to fund a condition assessment and restoration plan for its church building. The grant, given by the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation, has been equally matched by funds from a bequest to the parish from Alexander ...

Investigative committee declares tsar family remains ‘authentic’

27/10/2011 The Russian Investigative Committee confirmed on Thursday that the remains of Russia’s tsar family buried in St. Petersburg’s St. Peter and Paul Cathedral, as well as the bodies of Tsar Nicholas II’s children Alexei and Maria, which still remain unburied, were authentic. “As a result of a probe, the Investigative Committee has come to the categorical ...