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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     3

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     14

German artist fined for pushing up on the altar

German artist fined for pushing up on the altar

German artist Alexander Karle has been fined by a Saarbrücken district court for his push-up “performance” on the altar of the local St. John’s Catholic parish, reports Deutsche We...

In the World - 18/01/2017     3

Copy of Leonardo da Vinci’s "Last Supper" found in Vologda Cathedral

Copy of Leonardo da Vinci’s "Last Supper" found in Vologda Cathedral

A copy of Leonardo da Vinci’s infamous “Last Supper,” dated to the mid-nineteenth century and painted according to Orthodox canons, has been found in Vologda’s Resurrection Cathedr...

In the World - 18/01/2017     3

Archbishop Carlo Liberati: ‘We will be all Muslim soon due to our stupidity’

Archbishop Carlo Liberati: ‘We will be all Muslim soon due to our stupidity’

Archbishop of Pompeii Carlo LIberati said Italians will be Muslims soon, because the society is highly secularized, with the increasingly growing migrant flows into the country, re...

In the World - 17/01/2017     5

Big-Mac Vatican menu: a new project of the Pope and McDonald’s is under way

Big-Mac Vatican menu: a new project of the Pope and McDonald’s is under way

Elemosinerius Apostolica’s cooperation with Italian non-profit association "Medicina Solidale" and a recently opened “McDonald’s” outlet in Borgo Pio Street has kicked off. The pro...

In the World - 16/01/2017     7

Greek Church publishes an address “To People” in view of the Crete Council decisions

Greek Church publishes an address “To People” in view of the Crete Council decisions

In Athens there was a session of the Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church chaired by Archbishop Jerome of Athens and all Greece, reports Sedmitsa with reference to “Romphea”. ...

In the World - 16/01/2017     21

January 15 – World Religion Day

January 15 – World Religion Day

January 15, World Religion Day is celebrated worldwide on the third Sunday in January each year, reports Golos.ua In 2017, the celebration falls on January 15th. The ceremony i...

In the World - 15/01/2017     38

Catholic leader of Syrian calls on the West to stop funding the armed opposition

Catholic leader of Syrian calls on the West to stop funding the armed opposition

The head of the Syrian Catholic Church Ignatius Joseph III urged Western countries to stop funding the militants in Syria and to lift the sanctions against the country, reports Int...

In the World - 15/01/2017     21

American religious leaders bless opening of abortion clinic in Washington

American religious leaders bless opening of abortion clinic in Washington

Religious leaders from over 20 communities took part in the ceremony held in the new big abortion facility in Washington, writes LifeNews.com. Before the ceremony kicked off, ...

In the World - 14/01/2017     15

The Pope calls to restore ecclesiastic unity to solve terrestrial problems

The Pope calls to restore ecclesiastic unity to solve terrestrial problems

In his January video address the Roman Pontific urged Christians to pray for the restoration of the church unity, “responding to challenges the humanity is facing.” It is reported ...

In the World - 14/01/2017     8

V European Orthodox-Catholic Forum is over in Paris

V European Orthodox-Catholic Forum is over in Paris

From 9 to 12 January 2017 there was the V European Catholic-Orthodox Forum held in Paris. The forum was attended by 12 representatives of Local Orthodox Churches of the European re...

In the World - 14/01/2017     23

The Sacred Community of Mt. Athos: the ambiguity of Crete Council documents poses a threat to the unity of the Church

The Sacred Community of Mt. Athos: the ambiguity of Crete Council documents poses a threat to the unity of the Church

The commission of the Sacred Community of Mt. Athos has made the conclusion on the results of the Crete Council. The document was sent to members of the Sacred Community on Novembe...

In the World - 13/01/2017     30

Winter on the Holy Mount: Athos monks to see New Year in by the Julian calendar (PHOTO)

Winter on the Holy Mount: Athos monks to see New Year in by the Julian calendar (PHOTO)

Holy Mount inhabitants live under Julian calendar. Therefore, it is still the end of December 2016 on Athos and only in a few days there will be New 2017 Year, according to Russian...

In the World - 12/01/2017     28

For thousands of Muslims in the Middle East Christianity is a religion of freedom

For thousands of Muslims in the Middle East Christianity is a religion of freedom

Scores of Muslims are turning to Christianity in the Middle East, viewing the teachings of Christ as a religion of freedom – against the background of radical Islamic fundamentalis...

In the World - 11/01/2017     24