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16.01.2018 12:35

A street named after Metropolitan Nikodim (Rotov) appears in Cyprus

A street named after Metropolitan Nikodim (Rotov) appears in Cyprus The year 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the demise of Metropolitan Nikodim of Leningrad and Novgorod, an outstanding hierarch of the 20th century.
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.