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Mt. Athos photo exhibition by American photographer available online (PhOTOS)

Mt. Athos photo exhibition by American photographer available online (PhOTOS)

The photo exhibition “Holy Mountain: Icons from Mount Athos and Photographs by Frank Horlbeck” was on display in the Oscar F. and Louise Greiner Mayer Gallery of the Chazen Museum ...

In the World - 29/04/2017     4

St. Isaac Cathedral in Saint Petersburg can gain a status of patriarchal representation

St. Isaac Cathedral in Saint Petersburg can gain a status of patriarchal representation

People close to Patriarch Kirill believe it will be optimal to give the St. Isaac Cathedral a status of a patriarchal representation church if the cathedral is transferred to the R...

In the World - 29/04/2017     1

Microsoft co-founder pledges $30 million to house Seattle's homeless

Microsoft co-founder pledges $30 million to house Seattle's homeless

Paul G. Allen, the man who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates, has pledged $30 million to house Seattle's homeless.

In the World - 29/04/2017     1

Hierarch of Cyprus Church tells about the future of European Union and World War III

Hierarch of Cyprus Church tells about the future of European Union and World War III

Europe can be compared with a feast which is coming to an end. In 2017-2018 years the European project will be over. It was said in the interview by Metropolitan Neophytos of Morph...

In the World - 28/04/2017     15

Greek Church resents the renaming of St. Andrew's Hospital

Greek Church resents the renaming of St. Andrew's Hospital

Metropolitan Chrysostomos of Patras has sent an open letter to the Greek Minister of Health Andreas Xanthos, expressing his disagreement with the renaming of St. Andrew’s Hospital ...

In the World - 28/04/2017     7

Unique icon of Karelian saint found in attic in Finland

Unique icon of Karelian saint found in attic in Finland

A rare icon of the Karelian saint Cornelius of Paleostrov was recently found in an attic in an apartment building in the Finnish city of Kuopio during repairs, reports Arguments an...

In the World - 28/04/2017     8

"Laughing" church appears in Germany

"Laughing" church appears in Germany

An unusual experiment is set in a German church: every 15 minutes from the bell tower, instead of bells, laughter – male, female and child – rings for miles around, writes NTV.

In the World - 28/04/2017     10

Rothschild clan to renovate ancient harbor built by King Herod the Great

Rothschild clan to renovate ancient harbor built by King Herod the Great

The Rothschild Foundations and the Caesarea Edmond de Rothschild Corporation are investing more than NIS 100 million on the renovation of the ancient harbor at Caesarea built by Ki...

In the World - 27/04/2017     20

LGBT staff takes over BBC? The channel’s management responses claims

LGBT staff takes over BBC? The channel’s management responses claims

Percentage of LGBT staff at BBC six times higher than in population, reports Anglican Mainstream.

In the World - 27/04/2017     17

European Union advocates for "Jehovah's Witnesses"

European Union advocates for "Jehovah's Witnesses"

The European Union criticized the decision to ban "Jehovah's Witnesses" in Russia. According to officials, members of the organization have the right to freedom of assembly, said t...

In the World - 23/04/2017     30

Japanese man baptized into Orthodoxy at Athonite monastery of Dochariou

Japanese man baptized into Orthodoxy at Athonite monastery of Dochariou

A 40-year-old Japanese man was received into Holy Orthodoxy by the Sacrament of Baptism at the Athonite monastery of Dochariou on Holy Saturday this year, reports AgionOros.ru.

In the World - 21/04/2017     109

"Сyanide сase": Georgian priest says the poison was planted

"Сyanide сase": Georgian priest says the poison was planted

Archpriest George Mamaladze accused on the "cyanide case" said that he neither bought cyanide nor carried it in the luggage, reports Blagovest-Info.

In the World - 21/04/2017     112

Church of Scotland wants to apologize for gay discrimination

Church of Scotland wants to apologize for gay discrimination

Influential theologists urge the Church of Scotland to adopt a resolution with a formal apology for its "long history of discrimination" against gays, reports the Herald Scotland.

In the World - 21/04/2017     108

Traveller and priest Koniukhov: “Peacemaker” lists will be no longer interesting even to Ukrainians

Traveller and priest Koniukhov: “Peacemaker” lists will be no longer interesting even to Ukrainians

Famous Orthodox priest and traveller Fedor Koniukhov who is now listed in the database of “Peacemaker” site for his visiting the Crimea, told RIA News that in his opinion, “enemy l...

In the World - 21/04/2017     108

Patriarch Kirill to the President of Italy: World community is silent about discrimination of UOC believers

Patriarch Kirill to the President of Italy: World community is silent about discrimination of UOC believers

The UOC parishioners are oppressed, nearly deprived of their civil rights and imposed the laws excluding regular registration of Orthodox parishes in Ukraine, with UOC temples bein...

In the World - 20/04/2017     108