John McKinney, The Trailmaster, Calls On Us To Take a Spiritual Approach to the Care of Nature in his New Video: “Letter from John to the Hikers”

The Trail Master - 18/4/18 On Earth Day April 22 and every day, “Begin the restoration of nature by restoring yourself,” urges author John McKinney, aka The Trailmaster, in his new video Letter from John to the Hikers. “Give up blame. Set aside anger. Give thanks for God’s many blessings, for friends and family, and for the natural world around ...

Three Suspects Plotting Christmas Terror Attack Reportedly Detained in Pakistan

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Sputniknews - 23/12/17 MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Three terrorists, who were plotting to carry out attacks during Christmas celebrations, have been arrested by Pakistani authorities following a counterterrorism operation in Pakistan's southwestern Punjab province, local media reported Friday. During the operation in the city of Muzaffargarh, the authorities seized hand grenades and ammunition, the Geo TV broadcaster reported. According to the TV channel, ...

WITHERED LILIES BLOOM NEAR A WONDERWORKING ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD

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Pravoslavie.ru - 8/6/17 By the feast of Pentecost withered lilies began to blossom at an Orthodox church in the Ukraine’s Transcarpathia region, reports the Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper in Ukraine. This miracle has been observed already for the sixth year. It first occurred six years ago at a church of the Krasnogorsky (“of red hill”) Monastery near Mukacheve ...

SUBORO – NEW TV CHANNEL FROM THE SYRIAC ORTHODOX PATRIARCHATE

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 5/6/17 Here are some information about: SUBORO TV ܣܘܒܪܐ What is Suboro TV: Suboro TV (Suboro ܣܘܒܪܐ means Annunciation) is the first Syriac religious TV channel owned and administered by the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch; we hope it will start broadcasting on the Feast of the Annunciation (Suboro) on March 25, 2018. Suboro TV is ...

Let Us Spray: Orthodox Graffiti Comes to Russia

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  Globalvoices - May 2017 The Russian Orthodox Church and street art don’t tend to go hand in hand, but a recent collaboration between a provincial street artist and a priest has proven an exception to that rule. Last month, an artist who goes by “Rimrus” from the city of Volgodonsk in southern Russia, noticed that the wall surrounding ...

‘People of Alaska’: Does the US State Preserve Russian Traditions? (PHOTOS)

Sputniknews - 1/4/17 March 30, 2017, marks the 150th anniversary since Russia sold Alaska to the United States. Today, local residents hardly speak Russian and do not remember the customs and traditions of their former homeland. "Privet!" says a small wooden plaque at the side of the highway in Russian. The following text is written in English: ...

25,000 SWISS CITIZENS SIGN PETITION ASKING NOT TO REMOVE CRUCIFIXES FROM PUBLIC PLACES

Pravoslavie.ru - November 2016 Nearly 25,000 Swiss citizens signed a petition filed November 4 in the Swiss Federal Chancellery. Signatories are asking not to remove crucifixes from the republic’s public facilities, reports Sedmitza.ru. It was the Der Neue Rütlibund conservative Christian organization that proposed to file a petition of this kind in May 2016. The petition’s authors demand that ...

NO CHURCH MINISTRY SHOULD BE USED FOR PERSONAL PURPOSES, SAYS PATRIARCH KIRILL

Pravoslavie.ru - 3/11/16 During a meeting of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill with the members of the seventh “Faith and Word” international festival the primate of the Russian Orthodox Church was asked several questions. When asked what criteria to use to in running an ecclesial information service in a quality and professional manner, especially in the sphere of ...

RUSSIAN STARS SIGN PETITION TO BAN ABORTION

Pravoslavie.ru - 10/10/16 In the wake of Patriarch Kirill, several famous Russian citizens immediately expressed their desire to sign the petition to ban abortion, reports the foundation for support of families, motherhood, and childhood, “Women for Life.” Among those who without delay have supported the ban were State Duma Deputy Vitaly Milonov, adventurer and priest Feodor Konyukhov, singer ...

TV presenter ‘crucified’ for wearing crucifix: ‘Atheism turns into militant form’

RT.com – September 2016 Can a journalist, who is supposed to be impartial and keep their beliefs out of public view, wear religious symbols? What’s the problem with an Italian presenter wearing a cross? Isn’t it just freedom of expression that atheists are championing? An Italian news presenter has been making headlines herself and all over her choice ...

“Let’s Get to Know, Accept and Tolerate Each Other” Father Khoren Hovhannisyan

Armenian Orthodox Church of Georgia - September 2016 Very Rev. Father Khoren Hovhannisyan Speech at a conference entitled “Interreligious Dialogue for Peace” Organized by Georgia’s State Agency for Religious Issues The freedom of the will is a priceless gift bestowed on man through the Lord's Grace. We live in a diverse world: there are many different religious organizations ...

METROPOLITAN PAUL OF SIATISTA: “THE FALL OF GREECE WAS PLANNED”

www.pravoslavie.ru - 4/3/16 AgionOros.ru has published the main points from an article by Metropolitan Paul of Sisanion and Siatista which has provoked a wide response in Greece. According to the hierarch, “the Greek rulers for many years have been committing crimes against the motherland and the nation. Not only did they ruin the Greek economy, but they also ...

Ethiopian Orthodox Church to Launch 24 hour TV Channel to Educate Faithful

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OCP News Service - 31/10/15 Report by Mentu Desta Asrat Also Read: Ethiopian Orthodox Church to Address Declining Number of Faithful: Addis Ababa: Holy  Synod of the Ethiopian Orthodox Chuchurch has approved 12million Birr budget to launch a 24hr TV channel. The satellite TV will cover North East Africa , Western Europe and North America. This move is aimed ...

Russian Orthodox Christian TV channel Soyuz awarded the Polish order of St. Mary Magdalene

30/1/15 Report by Nadezhda Filipchik  OCP News Service The staff of the Orthodox Christian TV channel Soyuz has been given a high award of the Polish Orthodox Church – the order of the St. Mary Magdalene of the second class. The order was given “on the occasion of the decade of work and for the global propagation ...

Metropolitan Hilarion: Russian Church prays that peace may return to the land of Ukraine

On January 10, 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk as anchorman of the Church and the World program on Russia-24 TV network hosted TV journalist Alexander Rogatkin. They discussed the religious situation in Ukraine. Rogatkin: In any war it is civilians who suffer the most. It is evident from the war in Novorossia, Donbas. Schools, hospitals, ...

LIVE TELEVISION BROADCAST OF CHRISTMAS LITURGY VIA SATELLITE FROM ANTELIAS – JANUARY 6, 2015

January 2015 The Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation International (LBCI) will broadcast LIVE via satellite the Christmas Liturgy presided over by His Holiness Aram I,  from St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias, on Tuesday, 6 January  2015, beginning from 8:00 am UTC (GMT). For the Americas and Australia,  check your local LBCI program schedule for exact time. The Noursat, MTV, ...

Head of the Patriarchal Commission criticizes Russian women for immorality and points out to the example of Muslims

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Interfax-religion Penza, December 23, Interfax - Head of the Patriarchal Commission on family matters, protection of motherhood and childhood Archpriest Dimitry Smirnov urges Russian women to observe commandment "not to commit adultery." “First time in history family morality of Muslims exceeds morality of baptized people (I can’t call them Christians), especially in questions of family life,” the ...

Turkey: TV Producers Burn Greek Orthodox Church

Nikoleta Kalmouki - Greek Reporter- October 2014 Cappadocia, Turkey, has always been a favorite filming backdrop for Turkish television producers. There are many old mansions in the area that were inhabited by Greeks in the past. Many abandoned residences have been damaged or destroyed serving the purposes of TV series. However, blowing up an Orthodox church, namely the Church of ...

Metropolitan Hilarion: there always be spiritual unity between the Russian and Ukrainian nations

On September 13, Metropolitan Hilarion, host of the Church and the World talk-show on Vesti-24 TV network, had as his guest Mr. Alexander Shchipkov, editor-in-chief of the Religion and Mass Media internet portal. They discussed the religious dimension of the Ukrainian conflict. Mr Shchipkov: Last August, two interesting documents, two letters, were published: the first ...