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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.
06.05.2014 13:40

Russia’s State Duma deputies visit Belgrade Representation of Russian Orthodox Church

Russia’s State Duma deputies visit Belgrade Representation of Russian Orthodox Church (Russian) В Свято-Троицком храме Подворья протоиерей Виталий Тарасьев совершил заупокойную литию о российских воинах, погибших в Первой мировой войне.
23.04.2014 9:10

Pascha is celebrated in China

Pascha is celebrated in China On Paschal night, the Revd. Dimitry Fedorin, dean of the first church district of Vladivostok and a cleric of the Cathedral of the Intercession took part in the procession with the cross held by the Chinese Orthodox community in Harbin, People’s Republic of China.
04.04.2014 16:34

Celebrations marking 150th anniversary of the first Orthodox Liturgy in Mongolia take place in Ulan Bator

Celebrations marking 150th anniversary of the first Orthodox Liturgy in Mongolia take place in Ulan Bator On the 3rd of April (according to the Gregorian calendar) 1864, priest Ioann Nikolsky celebrated the first Divine Liturgy in a small Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, abutting on the building of the Russian Consulate in Urga (the old name of Ulan Bator). That day is considered to be…
10.02.2014 12:57

Archbishop Mark of Yegorievsk consecrates the Church of the Ascension on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand

Archbishop Mark of Yegorievsk consecrates the Church of the Ascension on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand On 6 February 2014, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Archbishop Mark of Yegorievsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad, began his visit to Thailand and Cambodia.
16.01.2014 15:43

Archbishop of Johannesburg and Pretoria celebrates at the Russian Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh in South Africa

On January 15, 2014, the commemoration day of St. Seraphim of Sarov, Archbishop Damaskinos of Johannesburg and Pretoria (Orthodox Church of Alexandria) celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh in Johannesburg.