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France passes law imposing up to two years prison for deterring from abortions

France passes law imposing up to two years prison for deterring from abortions

The French National Assembly has adopted legislation to make what it calls “spreading misleading information” about abortion punishable with up to a two-year prison sentence and a ...

In the World - 19/02/2017     5

Gorlovska and Berdyansk Dioceses of UOC aids refugees from Avdeevka

Gorlovska and Berdyansk Dioceses of UOC aids refugees from Avdeevka

Refugees from Avdeevka, living in a temporary camp on the territory of the Holy Dormition Svyatogorsk Lavra, visited the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral of Gorlovka. The guests attended...

Good Deed - 19/02/2017     3

ROC presents the exhibition "In memory of the fallen for the faith of Christ"

ROC presents the exhibition "In memory of the fallen for the faith of Christ"

The exhibition "In memory of the fallen for the faith of Christ" was opened at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow with the blessing of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All ...

In the World - 19/02/2017     14

Prosecutor's Office of Transcarpathia starts criminal investigation into priest-defector

Prosecutor's Office of Transcarpathia starts criminal investigation into priest-defector

As it became known to the UOJ from its sources, the Prosecutor's Office of Transcarpathia started investigation on the case of forgery by the priest of the UAOC Sergei Umantsiv and...

Events - 19/02/2017     6

A schismatic should repent to avoid even worse schism, – Metropolitan Gabriel of Lovchan (VIDEO)

A schismatic should repent to avoid even worse schism, – Metropolitan Gabriel of Lovchan (VIDEO)

Schism is born by pride. A human succumbs to his/her pride and infects others. It was said by Metropolitan of Lovchan Gabriel of the Bulgarian Orhtodox Church in his interview to t...

Faith Protection - 16/02/2017     6

Journalists ask Ministry of Culture to stop trampling on UOC hierarchs with fake reports

Journalists ask Ministry of Culture to stop trampling on UOC hierarchs with fake reports

Orthodox journalist Vasiliy Anisimov called the accusations of the Ministry of Culture of the UOC clergy as slander. He writes about it in the article, published on the site of «Ra...

Events - 16/02/2017     8

Trump's new CIA Director: Christ is the only true solution for our world

Trump's new CIA Director: Christ is the only true solution for our world

Mike Pompeo, who was nominated by Donald Trump as a new CIA Director, says in a clear-cut way about his faith in Jesus, reports Catholic Observer with reference to Deon.pl Hi...

In the World - 16/02/2017     7

Sts. Cyril and Methodius remind Christians of Europe of the unity of faith, – Pope Francis

Sts. Cyril and Methodius remind Christians of Europe of the unity of faith, – Pope Francis

On 15 February, during the General Audience in the Paul VI Hall, Pope Francis noted Tuesday’s celebration of the liturgical feast of Saints Cyril and Methodius, evangelizers of the...

In the World - 16/02/2017     3

Watchdogs require explanations from Ministry of Culture due to pressure on the UOC

Watchdogs require explanations from Ministry of Culture due to pressure on the UOC

Organisation «Public Advocacy» urged the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine to give explanations owing to public accusations of the UOC priests of «anti-Ukrainian» and «separatist» act...

Events - 15/02/2017     8

Cardinal Kurt Koch proposes to set up a commission to reconcile ROC and UGCC

Cardinal Kurt Koch proposes to set up a commission to reconcile ROC and UGCC

President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Cardinal Kurt Koch has proposed to establish a special commission to settle all misunderstandings between the Rus...

Events - 15/02/2017     12

Day of Remembrance of fallen Afghan soldiers: Wars and losses are ongoing. The Church prays for the victims, – UOC

Day of Remembrance of fallen Afghan soldiers: Wars and losses are ongoing. The Church prays for the victims, – UOC

On February 15, nearly 30 years after the Afghan war, the UOC serves a litany for the repose of the Orthodox Christians who, doing their military duty, remained loyal to their oath...

Events - 15/02/2017     6

There is no one Church of UOC-KP, – cleric of the Kiev Patriarchate

There is no one Church of UOC-KP, – cleric of the Kiev Patriarchate

Priest Sergei Gorbik of the Kiev Patriarchate said that the UOC-KP is not a unified structure, and each diocese selectively refers to priests of other dioceses. He wrote about this...

Events - 15/02/2017     13

Statements by the Ministry of Culture of the UOC incite interfaith hatred, – expert

Statements by the Ministry of Culture of the UOC incite interfaith hatred, – expert

Rather than contribute to the harmonization of the state and interfaith relations, the current activities of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine are aimed at causing hatred bursts, ...

Events - 15/02/2017     10

Christian refugees beginning to return to Mosul

Christian refugees beginning to return to Mosul

Despite the continuing situation of insecurity, some Christian families have been returning to Mosul, reports Blagovest-info with reference to Ankawa. The eastern districts of ...

In the World - 14/02/2017     12

War is the result of separation from God, – hierarch of the Church

War is the result of separation from God, – hierarch of the Church

All that happens to a particular individual and society as a whole always has God's hidden plan and providence. So Metropolitan Mitrofan of Lugansk and Alchevsk commented to a UOJ ...

Events - 14/02/2017     7