The Association of journalists of Serbia (UNS) marked on Monday, November 21, 2011 its slava of St. Michael the Archangel. The slava cake was cut by archdeacon Mile MIlijancevic in the presence of the management of the UNS: president of UNS Ljiljana Smajlovic, secretary general of UNS Nino Brajovic.
The journalists of Serbia celebrated St. Michael the Archange as their slava until the Second World War. This tradition was restored by the UNS in 2001.
Your Beatitude, I wish to refer to your letter of 15 September 2011, concerning the World Heritage site of the Medieval Monuments in Kosovo. As you know, UNESCO's mission is to contribute to sustainable development, mutual understanding and peace through education, the sciences, culture and communication and information. Moreover, the Organization is convinced of the tremendous potentiai of cuiturai neritage as a motor for development, and as a tool for enhancing mutual understanding and social cohesion. I would like to assure you that UNESCO continues to spare no effort to safeguard the VVorld Heritage site of the Medieval Monuments in Kosovo, in close cooperation with the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), the appropriate authorities and all the people committed to preserving the precious shared heritage of humankind.
Braving freezing cold temperatures and ice-covered sidewalks, tens of thousands of Russians stood in line Wednesday to see and kiss a newly arrived relic of the Virgin Mary in Russia’s largest Orthodox cathedral.
The Virgin Mary’s Cincture, a belt that Christians believe was worn by Jesus’ mother, was brought to Russia last month from Mount Athos, a monastic community in Greece.
A Buffalo church community is asking the public for help after someone broke into the church over the weekend. "It was on Saturday morning that I was walking the dog and I noticed this light on this pole that was smashed," said Father Volodymer Zablotskyy.
It took another look for Father Zablotskyy to realize burglars used a ladder to creep up and tear cooper from the roof of the sides of the Saints Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church. Some parts were stripped away completely.