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28.10.2009 12:35

Primate of the Orthodox Church in America gives audience to president of the International Foundation of the Unity of Orthodox Nations

His Beatitude Jonah, Metropolitan of All America and Canada, received in audience on 26 October 2009, the president of the International Foundation of the Unity of Orthodox Nations, V. Alexeyev, and the Moscow Patriarchate representative to the Orthodox Church in America, Archimandrite Zacchaeus (Wood).
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 16:06

Archbishop Hilarion: It was not the Church who condemned Tolstoy but Tolstoy who condemned the Church

Precisely for this reason, the Orthodox Church announced that this man, who had never belonged to it, placed himself outside of the church fold by his blasphemous and sacrilegious utterances.
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.
27.10.2009 12:44

Presentation of ‘The Light of Orthodoxy in Czechia and Slovakia’ book takes place in Prague

On 19 October 2009, a presentation of "The Light of Orthodoxy in Czechia and Slovakia" book by Yelena Filippovich published by 'The Russian Tradition" Publishing House took place in Prague, Czechia.
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 11:30

Presentation of Archbishop Hilarion’s book ‘The Sacrament of the Faith’ in the Ukrainian language takes place in Kiev

Academy, and the Kiev-Mogilyanskaya Academy. "The Sacrament of the Faith" was first published in 1996, reprinted several times, and translated into many languages, including English, French, German, Polish, Finnish, Hungarian, Japanese, Serbian, and Macedonian.
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.
24.10.2009 14:23

Archbishop Hilarion venerates old shrines in Cyprus

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, visited the Stavrovouni Monastery of the Honorable and Life-giving Cross of Our Lord, the oldest monastery in Cyprus founded in the 4th century by the Holy Queen Helen Equal-to-the-Apostles.