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ROC representative calls to include Church Slavonic in the school curriculum

ROC representative calls to include Church Slavonic in the school curriculum

It is advisable to include learning of basic Church Slavonic in the school curriculum. This was said by the press secretary of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, priest Ale...

In the World - 26/06/2017     2

US Dept. of Education demands public schools call students by their preferred pronoun and dismiss teachers who refuse

US Dept. of Education demands public schools call students by their preferred pronoun and dismiss teachers who refuse

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights issued a memo June 6 to teachers and public schools warning that a refusal to address students with their preferred prono...

In the World - 26/06/2017     2

Nearly 1,000,000 have venerated relics of St. Nicholas

Nearly 1,000,000 have venerated relics of St. Nicholas

Almost 1,000,000 people have venerated the relics of St. Nicholas Wonderworker in Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral, reports Interfax.

In the World - 23/06/2017     15

Builder-enthusiast alone builds Orthodox church

Builder-enthusiast alone builds Orthodox church

A new church has opened in the village of Malaya Kudara in the Kyakhtinsky District of the Buryatia Republic. The church, named for St. Varlaam of Chikoy, was built over the course...

In the World - 22/06/2017     19

Data on clerical salaries published in Greece

Data on clerical salaries published in Greece

In accordance with a new law on the salaries of higher civil servants in Greece, the base monthly salary for an archbishop is 2,600 euros ($2,900), 2,210 ($2,465) for a metropolita...

In the World - 22/06/2017     18

In Russia the number of those who want to become priests increased by 25%

In Russia the number of those who want to become priests increased by 25%

The Educational Committee of the Russian Orthodox Church reports that the number of men who want to become Orthodox priests has significantly increased.

In the World - 22/06/2017     20

A constitutional monarchy brings quiet to the country, – Patriarch of Georgia

A constitutional monarchy brings quiet to the country, – Patriarch of Georgia

The Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of All Georgia said that it may be worth considering a constitutional monarchy to bring quiet to the country, reports Interfax-Religion.

In the World - 20/06/2017     34

Google to tighten the fight against extremist videos on YouTube

Google to tighten the fight against extremist videos on YouTube

Google will tighten the fight against terrorist content on YouTube hosting, which belongs to the corporation. This is said in Google’s statement, published on June 18.

In the World - 20/06/2017     24

ROC: The ark with the relics of New Martyrs will remind people of the revolution and persecutions of the Church

ROC: The ark with the relics of New Martyrs will remind people of the revolution and persecutions of the Church

The ark with the relics of the New Martyrs and Confessors, those who suffered and died for their faith in the Soviet period, will be delivered to dioceses of the Russian Church on ...

In the World - 16/06/2017     35

British Lib Dem leader announces his resignation because of religious beliefs

British Lib Dem leader announces his resignation because of religious beliefs

Tim Farron has announced his resignation as Liberal Democrat leader. He said he felt “remaining faithful to Christ” was incompatible with leading his party, reports BBC Russian Ser...

In the World - 15/06/2017     36

A series about Jesus' teens to be shot in US

A series about Jesus' teens to be shot in US

Jenji Kohan (in the photo), the creator of the show “Orange Is the New Black”, has started work on the project about teenage Jesus, reports Charisma News.

In the World - 13/06/2017     29

Greek hierarchs support Samos island anesthesiologists who refuse to aid abortions

Greek hierarchs support Samos island anesthesiologists who refuse to aid abortions

Metropolitan Seraphim of Piraeus of the Greek Orthodox Church came out in support of the anesthesiologists of the Samos hospital who have refused to aid abortions, reports Russian ...

In the World - 09/06/2017     37

Church must be free and economically independent, – Primate of Greek Church

Church must be free and economically independent, – Primate of Greek Church

Europe should return to its starting point, Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece suggested in an interview with the state television channel ERT1, according to Sedmitsa.

In the World - 01/06/2017     41

Council of the Serbian Church publishes a letter in connection with the discrimination of UOC faithful

Council of the Serbian Church publishes a letter in connection with the discrimination of UOC faithful

The press service of the Serbian Patriarchate published the Communiqué on the results of the regular session of the Council of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church at the Patriar...

In the World - 31/05/2017     50

Kyrgyz president promises to help build new Orthodox churches

Kyrgyz president promises to help build new Orthodox churches

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev promised to support Orthodox Christians in the republic at a meeting with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, reports Interfax.

In the World - 30/05/2017     40