Grand Duchess Elizabeth Romanov Society holds symposium presenting archival material on last Romanovs

Grand Duchess Elizabeth Romanov Society holds symposium presenting archival material on last Romanovs
Grand Duchess Elizabeth Romanov Society holds symposium presenting archival material on last Romanovs
Grand Duchess Elizabeth Romanov Society holds symposium presenting archival material on last Romanovs
Grand Duchess Elizabeth Romanov Society holds symposium presenting archival material on last Romanovs

Report on the Symposium “The Last Romanovs: Archival and Museum Discoveries in Russia and Britain,” held at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Park by the Grand Duchess Elizabeth Romanov Society on June 20, 2017

In Aleppo, the Dead Await Final Resting Place

This month, Pope Francis opened up a new path to sainthood for “those Christians who, following in the footsteps and teaching of Jesus, have offered their life voluntarily and freely for others and have persevered in this to death.” As reported by Aid to the Church in Need, in Aleppo, Syria, more than 2,400 Christians who died in the country’s civil war are awaiting proper burial—there may be saints among them. One day, some of their stories will be told.

France: Monument in Memory of Father Hamel Murdered by Terrorists

A year after the murder of French priest Jacques Hamel, the Archbishop of Rouen, Monsignor Dominique Lebrun, will preside over a Mass in the church of Saint Stephen in Sainte-Etienne-du-Rouvray, on the outskirts of the city of Rouen, some 80 kilometers northwest of Paris.

The Eucharistic Celebration will be held at 9:00 am, the hour in which Father Hamel was celebrating Mass when he was brutally murdered by two terrorists. Then, at 10:50 am the community of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray will unveil a commemorative monument for peace and fraternity. There will be Vespers at 6:00 pm in the Basilica of Notre Dame de Bon, followed by time to pray before Father Hamel’s tomb.

Pope’s Trip to Peru: Two Places in Lima to Receive Between 2-5 M People

Young People Who Wish Can Register to Be Part of the “Pope’s Guard,” which Will Assist during the Events

Two suitable places in Lima have already been identified, for Pope Francis’ visit to Peru from January 18-21, 2018, which will receive between 2-5 million people, said the director of the Organizing Commission of the Archbishopric of Lima, Father Luis Gaspar Uribe, to Radio “Programs of Peru,” adding that “Rome already knows which ones they are and we are awaiting the approval.”

Hungary allocates $1.7 million to restore Lebanese churches

According to government records, Hungary is set to donate $1.7 million (463 million forints) to help restore damaged and dilapidated churches in Lebanon, reports Hungarian Free Press. This news comes on the heels of Hungary’s $8 million donation to help rebuild three Russian Orthodox churches and build another from scratch in the country.