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Not a single word about “One Church”: Constantinople does not confirm Groysman’s information

Not a single word about “One Church”: Constantinople does not confirm Groysman’s information

The press release of Constantinople Patriarchate on the occasion of the meeting of Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groysman and Patriarch Bartholomew does not contain pledges to...

In the World - 23/03/2017     1

Chapel over the Lord’s Tomb consecrated after restoration

Chapel over the Lord’s Tomb consecrated after restoration

Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople and Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem held a solemn ceremony of consecration of the restored Aedicule – the chapel over the Holy Sepulcher i...

In the World - 22/03/2017

The Holy Sepulchre is to be unveiled on 22 March, reconstruction works over

The Holy Sepulchre is to be unveiled on 22 March, reconstruction works over

The Edicule reconstruction is over, the shrine is due to be opened on 22 March, writes Catholic Herald The tomb of Jesus has been resurrected to its former glory. Just in time...

In the World - 21/03/2017     21

BBC apologizes for the survey about the punishment for blasphemy

BBC apologizes for the survey about the punishment for blasphemy

BBC Asia has apologised for the question “What is the right punishment for blasphemy?” on its Asian Network Twitter account, reports the Guardian. The tweet was intended to pro...

In the World - 20/03/2017     8

Four Crete priests cease commemoration of bishops

Four Crete priests cease commemoration of bishops

Four clerics of the semi-autonomous Cretan Orthodox Church (under the jurisdiction of the Patriarchate of Constantinople) Protopresbyter Gabriel Mazanakis, Fr. Emmanuel Sarris, Fr....

In the World - 20/03/2017     6

Heavy metal music: Bells for Romanian Cathedral to weigh over 30 tons

Heavy metal music: Bells for Romanian Cathedral to weigh over 30 tons

21 April 2017 will be a day of major significance for the Romanian Orthodox Church. Five of the bells of the Romanian People’s Salvation Cathedral will be cast at the Grassmayr Bel...

In the World - 19/03/2017     14

Thousands of Christians flee Myanmar to escape religious persecution

Thousands of Christians flee Myanmar to escape religious persecution

With an escalation of fighting between ethnic rebel groups and government troops in Myanmar's conflict areas, civilians from ethnic and religious minorities are being forced to fle...

In the World - 19/03/2017     16

Igor Dodon asks Patriarch Kirill to help Moldova unite

Igor Dodon asks Patriarch Kirill to help Moldova unite

President of Moldova Igor Dodon requested Patriarch of Moscow and all Rus Kirill at the meeting to assist in the country’s integration. It is reported by the Pravoslavie.ru Mr ...

In the World - 18/03/2017     24

Сampaign launched to award the Nobel Peace Prize to the Bulgarian Orthodox Church

Сampaign launched to award the Nobel Peace Prize to the Bulgarian Orthodox Church

Bulgarian-Israeli lawyer Moshe Aloni has launched a campaign to award the Nobel Peace Prize to the Bulgarian Independent Orthodox Church for 'heroic acts' to protect Jews in the Ho...

In the World - 13/03/2017     29

British archaeologist believes to have found Jesus’ house

British archaeologist believes to have found Jesus’ house

The house where Jesus Christ grew up in under the care of Mary and Joseph may have been found in Israel. Dr. Ken Dark, a British archaeologist, said the humble first century abode ...

In the World - 11/03/2017     19

Hungarian Minister accuses the West of hypocrisy towards persecuted Christians

Hungarian Minister accuses the West of hypocrisy towards persecuted Christians

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs Péter Szijjártó accused the West of hypocrisy towards persecuted Christians, reports Catholic Observer with reference to Narod.hr. Eighty...

In the World - 09/03/2017     28

Disney Studios same-sex cartoons: Disney would be shocked

Disney Studios same-sex cartoons: Disney would be shocked

After Disney aired a cartoon with same-sex couples kissing in children's cartoon Star vs the Forces of Evil, President of the Evangelical Association Franklin Graham called on Chri...

In the World - 07/03/2017     40

Declaration on coexistence between Christians and Muslims signed in Cairo

Declaration on coexistence between Christians and Muslims signed in Cairo

Conference “Freedom and citizenship between diversity and integration” which was organized by Al-Azhar University in Cairo under the aegis of the President of the Republic condemne...

In the World - 06/03/2017     28

Restoration of the Chapel of the Holy Sepulchre to be completed before Easter

Restoration of the Chapel of the Holy Sepulchre to be completed before Easter

The head of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission (RDM) in Jerusalem Archimandrite Alexander (Elisov) expressed confidence that the restoration of the Edicule, a chapel over the Tomb ...

In the World - 01/03/2017     53

In Netherlands Ukrainian diaspora believers offer joint prayer for peace in Ukraine

In Netherlands Ukrainian diaspora believers offer joint prayer for peace in Ukraine

On February 26, the Divine Liturgy was held at the Holy Transfiguration Church of Groningen, attended by representatives of the Ukrainian diaspora living in the Netherlands, report...

In the World - 01/03/2017     36