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28.10.2009 12:21

Georgian and Ukrainian pilgrims venerate Orthodox shrines in Venice

They made a tour of Italy and came to Venice to venerate the Orthodox shrines of the city, the press-service of the Parish of the Myrrh-Bearing Women in Venice has reported. The Ukrainian part of the group included monks and benefactors of the Pochaev Monastery of the Dormition.
28.10.2009 12:07

Bishop Yelisey of Surozh visits the Moscow Patriarchate community in Swindon

Bishop Yelisey of Surozh made on 25 October 2009 a pastoral visit to the Eucharistic Community of Ss Peter and Paul in Swindon, Great Britain.
27.10.2009 14:13

Old Believers’ Council completed its work in Moscow

The annual Council of the Russian Orthodox Old Belief Church completed its three-day work on 22 October 2009 at the restored Church of the Resurrection in the Rogozhsky Cemetery in Moscow.
26.10.2009 18:21

The UN Human Rights Council takes a stand for a better understanding of traditional values of humankind

The UN Human Rights Council at its 12th session closed in Geneva on 2 October 2009 adopted a resolution on "Promoting Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms through a Better Understanding of Traditional Values of Humankind."
26.10.2009 9:40

Orthodox Theological catechetical courses to be opened in Hamburg

The graduates, except auditors, will get the certificate that would allow them to teach Orthodoxy in the schools in the German land that adopted legislation on such studies.
22.10.2009 10:44

Archbishop Innokenty of Korsun consecrates an Orthodox church in Ravenna

In the course of his pastoral visitation to Italy, Archbishop Innokenty of Korsun, administrator of the Russian Orthodox parishes in that country performed on October 18 the Lesser Consecration of the church of the Intercession in Ravenna.
22.10.2009 10:01

The choir of the Sretensky Monastery in Moscow on tour in Greece

The choir consists mainly of the Sretensky seminarians and graduates of the Moscow Seminary and Academy. Among its members are also students and graduates of the Moscow Academy of Choral Singing, Moscow Conservatoire and the Gnessin Academy of Music.
21.10.2009 12:29

(Russian) Представитель Патриарха Московского и всея Руси при Антиохийском Патриархе совершил в городе Сайда Божественную литургию для русскоязычной православной диаспоры на юге Ливана

(Russian) Архимандрит Александр поздравил с 80-летием старейшую прихожанку русской общины в Бейруте И.А.Жабр, которая к этой дате награждена Благословенной Патриаршей грамотой.
20.10.2009 18:02

An Orthodox priest attacked in Bohum

The priest was going home after the Divine service that he celebrated in Dusseldorf, when the unknown persons blocked him the entrance to the house.
20.10.2009 15:56

Metropolitan Amphilohije of Montenegro and the Coastlands takes part in the unveiling of the monument to Alexander Pushkin in Belgrade

The two-meters-high bronze monument, made by a Moscow sculptor Nikolai Kuznetsov-Muromsky, was mounted on a granite pedestal in the city part named after a linguist, ethnographer, historian and major reformer of the Serbian language Vuk Karadzic.