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Right-wing radicals disrupt court hearings on church affiliation in Kotiuzhyny

Right-wing radicals disrupt court hearings on church affiliation in Kotiuzhyny

On April 28, the Zbarazh District Court was to consider a criminal case about the seizure of the St. Stephen, the First Martyr Church of the UOC in the village of Kotiuzhyny, Ternopil region. Accordin...

Events - 29/04/2017     3

Although worse but different: "The Manifesto of the Ukrainian Latin script" posted online

Although worse but different: "The Manifesto of the Ukrainian Latin script" posted online

A draft of the Latin script for the Ukrainian language has been posted on the Internet. As "Phrases" journalists found out, the project is called "The Manifesto of the Ukrainian Latin script."

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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 of Art at the Univer...

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 Russian Orthodox Chur...

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

Churches and monasteries of UOC to pray for the dead in World War II

Churches and monasteries of UOC to pray for the dead in World War II

On May 8 and 9, with the blessing of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufriy of Kiev and All Ukraine, funeral services will be held in all churches and monasteries of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in memor...

Events - 29/04/2017     1

OSCE concerned about frequent thefts in UOC churches

OSCE concerned about frequent thefts in UOC churches

The OSCE special monitoring mission headed by Aram Harutyunyan visited the church of St. Great Martyr Demetrius of Thessaloniki in Odessa, which was robbed and desecrated on the night of April 23, rep...

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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 Morphou of the Orthodox C...

In the World - 28/04/2017     15

Ministry of Culture cares about UOC property rather than freedom of conscience, – Chairman of the Law Department

Ministry of Culture cares about UOC property rather than freedom of conscience, – Chairman of the Law Department

Under the pretext of talks about protection of the right to freedom of religion civil servants are searching for the avenues to misappropriate the property of religious communities of the Ukrainian Or...

Events - 28/04/2017     7

PACE discussing government pressure on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

PACE discussing government pressure on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

The Opposition Bloc will demand that the Ukrainian power inviolately fulfill PACE resolutions, including those on ensuring the right to freedom of religion for the state citizens. It was reported on A...

Events - 28/04/2017     8

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 Patras, reports A...

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 and Facts.

In the World - 28/04/2017     8

Scientists find out why Vikings buried their houses

Scientists find out why Vikings buried their houses

Norwegian scientists have found out that the Vikings had special rituals of house burials, which were similar to the funeral of their tribesmen. This is evidenced by the study of 3,000-year mounds in ...

Science - 28/04/2017     8

On Labour Protection Day UOC churches to offer special prayers

On Labour Protection Day UOC churches to offer special prayers

On April 28, the Day of Labor Protection, with the blessing of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufriy of Kiev and All Ukraine, all monasteries and parishes of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church will prayer for...

Events - 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.

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