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13.01.2018 18:46

Chapel erected at the site of future Orthodox church

Chapel erected at the site of future Orthodox church In Reykjavik, Iceland, the first divine service was celebrated at the St. Nicholas Chapel mounted at a site that had been allocated by the city council. In near future it will be the site of the first Orthodox church to be built in the country. It will be dedicated to…
08.01.2018 20:08

Orthodox children in Syrian Latakia received Christmas gifts from Moscow parish

Orthodox children in Syrian Latakia received Christmas gifts from Moscow parish The Russian Center for Reconciliation of Warring Parties and the Russian national organization of veterans ‘Fighting Brotherhood’ have brought to Syria and handed over to the Sunday school of the church of St. John the Baptist (Patriarchate of Antioch) Christmas gifts and school stationary collected by the Sunday school children…
19.10.2017 15:22

VIII International Educational Pokrov Readings dedicated to the centenary of election of Patriarch Tikhon take place in Helsinki

VIII International Educational Pokrov Readings dedicated to the centenary of election of Patriarch Tikhon take place in Helsinki The VIII International Educational Pokrov Readings took place in the capital of Finland on October 13-16, 2017. The Readings are held each October timed to the dedication day of the Church of the Intercession.
17.10.2017 15:53

His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople visits Moscow Patriarchate’s parish in Reykjavik

His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople visits Moscow Patriarchate’s parish in Reykjavik On 14 October 2017, while in Iceland, His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople visited St. Nicholas parish of the Moscow Patriarchate in Reykjavik and the construction site of the first Orthodox church in the capital of Iceland, where in May 2011, upon the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of…
26.03.2017 22:25

Prayers in Arabic and Church Slavonic are offered up in a Lebanese village

Prayers in Arabic and Church Slavonic are offered up in a Lebanese village On 25 March 2017, divine services were celebrated at the Church of the Epiphany in the village of Naccache with the blessing of Metropolitan George of Mount Lebanon, Patriarchate of Antioch.
24.11.2016 14:11

Thai version of the Book of Needs comes out

Thai version of the Book of Needs comes out The Thai version of the Book of Needs, Part I, has come out. It has been translated and edited by Orthodox Thais – Archpriest Danay (Daniel) Vanna, Ms. Napatra Aphichataphong and others.
25.08.2016 13:31

Four lesser cupolas installed on the Cathedral of the Trinity under construction in Paris

Four lesser cupolas installed on the Cathedral of the Trinity under construction in Paris On August 24, 2016, four lesser cupolas were installed in a solemn ceremony on the Cathedral of the Trinity under construction on the Branley Embankment in Paris.
21.06.2016 14:06

Khmer version of the Divine Liturgy comes out in Cambodia

Khmer version of the Divine Liturgy comes out in Cambodia The Khmer version of the Divine Liturgy has come out in Cambodia. In addition to the text of the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, the book also contains the prayers before and after the Holy Communion.
14.04.2016 17:59

Moscow Patriarchate representatives attend New York State Assembly and Senate meeting in April declared Russian-American History Month

Moscow Patriarchate representatives attend New York State Assembly and Senate meeting in April declared Russian-American History Month For the first time in history, the both New York state legislative chambers, Senate and Assembly, passed a resolution initiated by a coalition of organizations of Russian compatriots to declare a Russian-American History Month in the state of New York.
11.04.2016 15:33

Church premises of two new parishes of the Moscow Patriarchate consecrated in Spain

Church premises of two new parishes of the Moscow Patriarchate consecrated in Spain On 9 April 2016, during his archpastoral visit to Spanish parishes, Bishop Nestor of Chersonese celebrated the lesser consecration of church premises of a newly established parish of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God in the city of Alicante.
21.03.2016 14:48

Trinity Cathedral under construction on Branley embankment crowned with central cupola

Trinity Cathedral under construction on Branley embankment crowned with central cupola On March 19, 2016, a solemn ceremony took place in the French capital on the occasion of the blessing and installation of the main cupola and a cross on top of the new cathedral church of the diocese of Chersonese, on the Branley embankment.
09.02.2016 22:33

St. Xenia of Petersburg is commemorated in Serbia

St. Xenia of Petersburg is commemorated in Serbia On 6 February 2016, the commemoration day of St. Xenia of Petersburg was celebrated at the Church o f the Holy Trinity, the metochion of the Russian Orthodox Church in Belgrade. St. Xenia is venerated in Serbia as deeply as in Russia.
16.12.2015 14:06

Consecration of the largest Orthodox church on the Southeast coast of the United States takes place in Miami

Consecration of the largest Orthodox church on the Southeast coast of the United States takes place in Miami Hundreds of people were present at the consecration, the website of the parish reports.
16.12.2015 11:12

Administrator of Patriarchal parishes in the USA officiates at the oldest Orthodox cathedral in Philadelphia

Administrator of Patriarchal parishes in the USA officiates at the oldest Orthodox cathedral in Philadelphia Attending the divine service were Colonel Roman Bykhalov, air attaché of the Embassy of the Russian Federation to the USA, and Sergey Sadchikov, deputy naval attaché.
16.11.2015 16:39

Victims of Paris terrorist attacks are commemorated in Orthodox churches in France

Victims of Paris terrorist attacks are commemorated in Orthodox churches in France Memorial services for the victims of terrorist attacks in Paris were conducted in Orthodox churches in France the next morning after the perpetration.
16.11.2015 15:09

Prayer lifted up in cathedral of the diocese of Chersonese for victims of terrorist actions in Paris

Prayer lifted up in cathedral of the diocese of Chersonese for victims of terrorist actions in Paris (Russian) 15 ноября 2015 года, в неделю 24-ю по Пятидесятнице, епископ Корсунский Нестор совершил Божественную Литургию в Трехсвятительском кафедральном храме в Париже.
21.10.2015 16:49

Khmer version of Orthodox Prayer Book comes out

Khmer version of Orthodox Prayer Book comes out The Thailand Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church has published a Khmer version of the Orthodox Prayer Book at the request of the Orthodox faithful in Cambodia.
19.10.2015 13:40

Head of Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad consecrates renovated Church of Ss Peter and Paul in Karlovy Vary

Head of Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad consecrates renovated Church of Ss Peter and Paul in Karlovy Vary On 11 October 2015, 19th Sunday after Pentecost, Archbishop Mark of Yegoryevsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad, performed the rite of consecration of the renovated Church of Ss Peter and Paul, Metochion of the Russian Orthodox Church in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, and celebrated the Divine…
11.10.2015 12:50

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the death of people as a result of explosions in Ankara

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the death of people as a result of explosions in Ankara His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his condolences to Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of Turkey, over the death of civilians as a result of explosions in Ankara.
01.10.2015 16:17

Construction of new cathedral in Paris continues

Construction of new cathedral in Paris continues Archbishop Mark of Yegoryevsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate office for institutions abroad, who is on a working visit in France, arrived in Paris to visit the construction site of a new cathedral of the diocese of Chersonese on the Branly embankment.
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