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LGBT rights page removed from the White House site

LGBT rights page removed from the White House site

Immediately after the inauguration of the US President Donald Trump, the LGBT rights page disappeared from the site of the White House, reports Vesti with reference to the CBS tele...

In the World - 21/01/2017     2

UOC spokesperson: Kiev Patriarchate deepens the schism

UOC spokesperson: Kiev Patriarchate deepens the schism

In Ukraine, no church unification process is under way at the moment. This was said by deputy head of the Synodal Department of the UOC for External Relations Archpriest Nikolai Da...

Faith Protection - 21/01/2017     2

Imams suspected of spying for Erdogan in Germany

Imams suspected of spying for Erdogan in Germany

The Federal Prosecutor's Office investigates the espionage activities of the Turkish mosque communities (DITIB) in the nationwide umbrella organization, reports Life. Meanwhile...

In the World - 20/01/2017     1

Patriarch Ilia of Georgia becomes godfather to 800 children at Theophany (VIDEO)

Patriarch Ilia of Georgia becomes godfather to 800 children at Theophany (VIDEO)

On the Day of Baptism of the Lord, in Tbilisi’s Holy Trinity Sameba Cathedral, a mass Baptism was held, reports Pravoslavie.RU citing Sputnik-Georgia. The feast of Theophany i...

In the World - 20/01/2017     4

Gay parade banned on Polar Circle

Gay parade banned on Polar Circle

LGBT activists gave a notification of intention to hold two rallies and a march in the Russian town of Salekhard, the closest town to the Arctic Circe, 1200 miles northeast of Mosc...

In the World - 20/01/2017     14

Cross Procession and Great Blessing of water held in Kiev-Pechersk Lavra on Holy Theophany

Cross Procession and Great Blessing of water held in Kiev-Pechersk Lavra on Holy Theophany

On 19 January – the Holy Theophany and Baptism of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ – His Beatitude Metropolitan of Kiev and all Ukraine conducted a Divine Liturgy in Trapezny churc...

Events - 19/01/2017     10

On the Eve of Epiphany in Kazakhstan Savior’s icon began to weep

On the Eve of Epiphany in Kazakhstan Savior’s icon began to weep

The only myrrh-streaming icon in Kazakhstan “Mandylion” is located in Zhambylov region, Karatau city of Talass district. On the eve of Theophany the icon began to secrete myrrh aga...

Events - 19/01/2017     23

On Theophany the UOC Primate blesses Dnieper waters (VIDEO, PHOTO)

On Theophany the UOC Primate blesses Dnieper waters (VIDEO, PHOTO)

On Theophany Day, 19 January, His Beatitude Metropolitan of Kiev and all Ukraine sanctified the Dnieper waters in Obolon area of Kiev, near the Holy Intercession Cathedral, attende...

Events - 19/01/2017     19

Construction works in Katerinovka under way: the community asks for prayerful support (PHOTO)

Construction works in Katerinovka under way: the community asks for prayerful support (PHOTO)

An Orthodox community from Katerinovka village, Ternopol region, continues to refurbish the territory in which a new house church named after Great Martyr Panteleimon is going to b...

Events - 19/01/2017     5

On Christ Baptism Holiday the UOC Primate will bless Dnieper waters

On Christ Baptism Holiday the UOC Primate will bless Dnieper waters

On 19 January, the day of Baptism of Christ, His beatitude Metropolitan of Kiev and all Ukraine Onuphry will bless the Dnieper waters in Obolon district of Kiev, near Saint Interce...

Events - 18/01/2017     20

Metropolitan Ambrosios of Kalavryta: Power in Greece destroys economy, history and Orthodoxy

Metropolitan Ambrosios of Kalavryta: Power in Greece destroys economy, history and Orthodoxy

Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras has set on a course to exterminate the Greek Orthodox Church. It was stated by Metropolitan Ambrosios of Kalavryta in his open letter to the...

In the World - 18/01/2017     5

Church publishes a list of jobs incompatible with priesthood

Church publishes a list of jobs incompatible with priesthood

Draft document “A list of jobs incompatible with priesthood” was prepared by the Commission of Inter-Council Presence on church administration and mechanisms of conciliarism implem...

Events - 18/01/2017     19

Six unknown tried to rob and burn the UOC shrine in Kiev

Six unknown tried to rob and burn the UOC shrine in Kiev

On 18 January nearly 5 a.m. the unknown made an attempt to break into Kiev-based church of Bogolubskaya icon of the Holy Virgin. According to the UOJ source, there were likely six ...

Events - 18/01/2017     12

On Theophany waters of two oceans to be sanctified

On Theophany waters of two oceans to be sanctified

On Theophany Orthodox priests sanctify waters of the two world's oceans - the Atlantic and the Pacific, reports Foma (Thomas). The waters of the Atlantic Ocean will be blessed...

In the World - 18/01/2017     21

In Lutsk Kiev Patriarchate forces doctors to sign for One local church

In Lutsk Kiev Patriarchate forces doctors to sign for One local church

The personnel of the Volyn Regional Hospital have been forced to sign for One local church, report to Raskolam.net employees of the medical institution. At the initiative of ...

Events - 18/01/2017     11