An Orthodox church robbed in Haifa

January 2015 Attacks on Christian houses of worship in the Holy Land are continuing. This time an Orthodox church in the jurisdiction of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem was robbed, reports the Arabs48 news portal. According to media reports, on Saturday, January 10, unidentified people broke into the Church of St. John the Baptist and tried to ...

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

Archpriest Dimitry Smirnov

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 ...

Pascha is celebrated in China

24/4/14 On Paschal night, the Revd. Dimitry Fedorin, dean of the first church district of Vladivostok and a cleric of the Cathedral of the Intercession took part in the procession with the cross held by the Chinese Orthodox community in Harbin, People’s Republic of China. He greeted the faithful children of the Chinese Orthodox Church with the ...