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The Federal Prosecutor's Office investigates the espionage activities of the Turkish mosque communities (DITIB) in the nationwide umbrella organization, reports Life. Meanwhile, the Turkish religious authority Diyanet has denied spying on Gülen’s supporters in Germany on their behalf. Diyanet never commissioned imams of the Turkish Islam Associ...
On the Day of Baptism of the Lord, in Tbilisi’s Holy Trinity Sameba Cathedral, a mass Baptism was held, reports Pravoslavie.RU citing Sputnik-Georgia. The feast of Theophany is one of the twelve great feasts of the Orthodox liturgical year, celebrated with great fervency and pious traditions throughout the Orthodox world. In recent years the a...
Friday, 20.01.2017

Gay parade banned on Polar Circle

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LGBT activists gave a notification of intention to hold two rallies and a march in the Russian town of Salekhard, the closest town to the Arctic Circe, 1200 miles northeast of Moscow. In its turn, town administration gave its refusal, reports Interfax-Religion. “We received notice of meetings to be held on January 29 and 31, and a march on Janu...
Saturday, 21.01.2017

LGBT rights page removed from the White House site

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Immediately after the inauguration of the US President Donald Trump, the LGBT rights page disappeared from the site of the White House, reports Vesti with reference to the CBS television channel. "During Barack Obama’s presidency, if you typed whitehouse.gov/lgbt into your browser, you reached a page highlighting the administration’s victories...
In Ukraine, no church unification process is under way at the moment. This was said by deputy head of the Synodal Department of the UOC for External Relations Archpriest Nikolai Danilevich in an interview with "Apostrophe". "To our great regret, there are no official or unofficial moves to the unification, – said Archpriest Nikolai Danilevich. ...
On 19 January – the Holy Theophany and Baptism of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ – His Beatitude Metropolitan of Kiev and all Ukraine conducted a Divine Liturgy in Trapezny church of the Venerable Anthony and Theodosius of the Holy Dormition Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, reported by the UOC Information and Education Department. After reading the Gos...
The only myrrh-streaming icon in Kazakhstan “Mandylion” is located in Zhambylov region, Karatau city of Talass district. On the eve of Theophany the icon began to secrete myrrh again, according to Pravoslaviye.RU with reference to Kazinform. The icon called “Not-Made-By-Hand Image of our Lord Jesus Christ” is located in the church of the Thre...
On Theophany Day, 19 January, His Beatitude Metropolitan of Kiev and all Ukraine sanctified the Dnieper waters in Obolon area of Kiev, near the Holy Intercession Cathedral, attended by numerous believers, as the UOJ correspondent reports. The Primate, served by the hierarchs of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, conducted a rite of blessing the wa...
An Orthodox community from Katerinovka village, Ternopol region, continues to refurbish the territory in which a new house church named after Great Martyr Panteleimon is going to be built instead of the one grabbed by the schismatics before, according to Charitable Foundation “Favor”. The villagers got together another time to break the ground...
On 15 January an official site of the “Kiev Patriarchate” published a message about a purported trip of the UOC KP delegation to Istanbul, where a meeting was held with the members of the Constantinople Patriarchate Commission on “church autocephaly in Ukraine.” At the same time, there are no photos or video materials in the message to prove it to ...