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09.02.2015 18:03

Orthodox church consecrated in Hua Hin in Thailand

Orthodox church consecrated in Hua Hin in Thailand On 8 February 2015, when the Russian Orthodox Church celebrated the Synaxis of the new Russian martyrs and confessors, a Church of the Holy Royal Passion-Bearers was consecrated in the town of Hua Hin, Kingdom of Thailand, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
09.12.2014 14:03

Church of St. Catherine in Rome celebrates its patronal feast

Church of St. Catherine in Rome celebrates its patronal feast On the eve of the commemoration day, the All-Night Vigil was celebrated by Archbishop Amvrosy of Peterhof, rector of the St. Petersburg theological academy and seminary.
20.10.2014 15:05

Church of Dormition in Beijing celebrates 5th anniversary of its consecration

Church of Dormition in Beijing celebrates 5th anniversary of its consecration The place where the church stands today used to belong to the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in China which contributed to the development of Russia-China relations for over 250 years.
17.10.2014 13:37

Parish of Holy Martyrs Valentine and Pasicratus in German city of Ulm celebrates its 20th anniversary

Parish of Holy Martyrs Valentine and Pasicratus in German city of Ulm celebrates its 20th anniversary On 12 October 2014, celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of the foundation of the Parish of the Holy Martyrs Valentine and Pasicratus in Ulm (Germany) took place at the Church of the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother God “Of the Sign”.
14.10.2014 17:18

Patronal feast at the church of the Protecting Veil in Harbin

Patronal feast at the church of the Protecting Veil in Harbin In Harbin, the capital of China’ Province of Heilongjiang, the faithful celebrated the patronal feast of the church of the Protecting Veil of the Theotokos, built in 1930.
03.10.2014 12:57

Russian Orthodox Church representative in Thailand meets Russia’s new-appointed ambassador

Russian Orthodox Church representative in Thailand meets Russia’s new-appointed ambassador Father Oleg expressed satisfaction with the development of relations between the Church Representation and the Russian Embassy in Thailand.
03.10.2014 12:02

A new Eucharistic community formed in central Portugal

A new Eucharistic community formed in central Portugal The Divine Liturgy was celebrated by the rector of the Community of St. Xenia of St. Petersburg in Faro, Archpriest Ioann Gerovetsky, and Hegumen Petr (Prutyanu) at the old 16th century Catholic church of the Holy Spirit.
04.09.2014 14:35

Russia’s diplomatic mission and Moscow Patriarchate’s parish in Madrid raise aid for refugees from Ukraine

Russia’s diplomatic mission and Moscow Patriarchate’s parish in Madrid raise aid for refugees from Ukraine The Embassy of the Russian Federation in Spain and the church of St Mary Magdalene in Madrid, through joint efforts, have already collected 700 kilograms of clothes in aid to refugees who have found themselves in Russia as a result of the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine.
02.09.2014 19:17

A wooden church of Holy Myrrh-Bearing Women consecrated in Hamburg

A wooden church of Holy Myrrh-Bearing Women consecrated in Hamburg The wooden church together with the whole church compound including a park, a large reverence cross, a carved gate and a children’s playground, was blessed by Archbishop Feofan of Berlin and Germany. Participating in the celebrations was Schema-Archimandrite Iliy (Nozdrin), spiritual father of the Optina Hermitage.
20.05.2014 16:16

Orthodox faithful in Dusseldorf venerate miracle-working Kursk Icon of Our Lady-in-the-Roots

Orthodox faithful in Dusseldorf venerate miracle-working Kursk Icon of Our Lady-in-the-Roots Accompanied by the singing of Theotokions, the Icon of Our Lady of Kursk was solemnly met by the worshipers and clergy of the church of the Protecting Veil.