Tsar Nicholas

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

September 14, 2017 News
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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 […]

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

March 16, 2017 Featured

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 […]

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

March 13, 2017 Featured

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 […]

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Historic church receives $20,000 grant

January 26, 2014 News

[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 […]

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Investigative committee declares tsar family remains ‘authentic’

October 27, 2011 News

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 […]

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Tsar’s Church Burns

September 16, 2010 News

14/9/2010 A fire roared early Tuesday through a Russian Orthodox church built on the site near Yekaterinburg where the remains of the last Russian tsar and his family were discarded after being executed in 1918, Interfax said. No one was injured in the fire, but the Church of the Mother of God Icon Derzhavnaya, one […]

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