‘Catastrophic Collapse’: Tomb of Christ to Crumble Without Urgent Repairs

Sputniknews - March 2017 Greek researchers say that the edicule in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the room where Jesus was purportedly interred before he rose from the dead, is at “very real risk” of “catastrophic collapse.” The National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) examined the foundation of the temple in Jerusalem as part of a ...

PATRIARCH KIRILL MEETS WITH PALESTINIAN PRESIDENT MAHMOUD ABBAS

On September 24, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, at the Peredelkino patriarchal residence. Participating in the meeting from the Russian Orthodox Church were also Archbishop Mark of Yegoryevsk, director of the Moscow Patriarchate office for the institutions abroad, and Archimandrite Philaret (Bulekov), a vice-chairman of ...