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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.
22.09.2015 16:36

Russian church representative takes part in Orthodox celebration in Lebanese village

Russian church representative takes part in Orthodox celebration in Lebanese village The congregation included local Orthodox Lebanese as well as numerous faithful of the Russian Orthodox Church who came to Balloune from Beirut, Jounieh and various settlements in the Kesruan Province.
01.09.2015 17:29

Bundestag member visits Orthodox monastery under construction in Goetschendorf

Bundestag member visits Orthodox monastery under construction in Goetschendorf Jens Koeppen, member of the Bundestag (Christian Democratic Party) made a working visit to the St. George Monastery in Goetshcendorf, Germany.
04.08.2015 12:43

Clergy and parishioners of St Nicholas Cathedral in New York celebrate the millennium of the blessed demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles

Clergy and parishioners of St Nicholas Cathedral in New York celebrate the millennium of the blessed demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles On 2 August 2015, Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk, administrator of the Patriarchal parishes in the USA, officiated at the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of St Nicholas in New York. That Sunday the parish celebrated the millennium of the blessed demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles.
30.07.2015 14:50

Celebrations to honour Prince Vladimir in St. Catherine’s in Rome

Celebrations to honour Prince Vladimir in St. Catherine’s in Rome On July 28, 2015, the Russian Orthodox Church commemorated the Holy Prince Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles. This year the Church also marks the millennium of the demise of the Baptist of Rus’.
30.07.2015 14:17

Baptizer of Rus’ commemorated on Phuket Island

Baptizer of Rus’ commemorated on Phuket Island On July 28, 2015, the commemoration day of St Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles, the millennium of his repose was marked in Thailand.
26.05.2015 13:37

70th anniversary of St. Nicholas’s Cathedral celebrated in Iranian capital

70th anniversary of St. Nicholas’s Cathedral celebrated in Iranian capital On May 22, 2015, the Feast of the Translation of the Relics of St. Nicholas from Myra to Bari, the Russian Orthodox parish in Teheran celebrated the 70th anniversary of St. Nicolas’s Cathedral.
01.04.2015 15:05

Clergymen of various jurisdictions meet in Garfield, USA, after Lenten Vespers

Clergymen of various jurisdictions meet in Garfield, USA, after Lenten Vespers On 29 March 2015, clergymen of various jurisdictions held a traditional meeting after Lenten Vespers at the Church of the Three Saints in Garfield NJ, USA. Among those who were praying at Vespers was Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk, Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA.
31.03.2015 8:24

Representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church attend requiem service in Düssseldorf

Representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church attend requiem service in Düssseldorf On March 27, requiem service for the victims of the Alps air crash, which killed one hundred and fifty people, including the inhabitants of Düssseldorf, was held in the Basilica of St. Lambert, the main Catholic church in the city, press service of the Russian Orthodox Church representation in Germany…
30.03.2015 9:11

Moscow worshippers embroider a cover for the tomb of St. David of Gareji

Moscow worshippers embroider a cover for the tomb of St. David of Gareji Rector of the church, archpriest Ioann Kaleda told those present about St. David who had lived in the 6th century and about the monasteries he founded which bear his name and are located some 60 km from Tbilisi.