The Holy Forerunner "visited" Alexandria

The Holy Forerunner "visited" Alexandria
The Holy Forerunner "visited" Alexandria
The Holy Forerunner "visited" Alexandria
The Holy Forerunner "visited" Alexandria

On 7th January 2017, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, performed the Inauguration and officiated at the Divine Liturgy, in the recently renovated historic Church of the Forerunner, within the once glorious "Kotsikeios” Hellenic Hospital in Alexandria, the largest in the Middle East.

Students of Theology celebrate their spiritual protectors

Students of Theology celebrate their spiritual protectors
Students of Theology celebrate their spiritual protectors
Students of Theology celebrate their spiritual protectors
Students of Theology celebrate their spiritual protectors

Students of Theology from Bucharest celebrated Monday their protector saints, the Three Holy Hierarchs. His Grace Varlaam of Ploieşti, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at Saint Catherine chapel of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Bucharest.

Amsterdam Romanov exhibition to include personal items, murder weapon

The Netherland’s Hermitage Amsterdam museum will be running the exhibition “1917. Romanovs & Revolution. The End of Monarchy” from February 4 to 17, featuring a number of the last royal family’s personal items, and one of the murder weapons used to martyr Tsar Nicholas II and his family. This will be the only showing of the exhibition in Western Europe.

Prime Minister Vucic visits the church of All Saints in Minsk

Prime Minister Vucic visits the church of All Saints in Minsk
Prime Minister Vucic visits the church of All Saints in Minsk
Prime Minister Vucic visits the church of All Saints in Minsk
Prime Minister Vucic visits the church of All Saints in Minsk

President of the Government of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Aleksandar Vucic visited the church of All Saints in Minsk on 27 January 2017, where he talked with the clergy, which presented to him a big icon of John the Baptist - the gift for the Saint Sava Cathedral in Belgrade. 

Serbian Prime Minister gave an icon of the Three-handed Theotokos as a gift to the church in MInsk. 

Ukrainian authorities have banned the screening of Russian films at international Orthodox film festival

the Ukrainian Authorities have banned the screening of Russian films in the annual international festival of documentary films “Chinoisserie on the Dnieper”.

“Yesterday we opened Kinabalu, but all movies Russia banned. Russian Directors we apologized, they had to return the tickets and cancel the arrival of the festival”, – told the correspondent of “Interfax-Religion” on Friday honoured cultural worker of Ukraine, artistic Director of the Orthodox culture Centre “Lestvitsa” Archpriest Igor Sobko, which is organizing this festival together with the diocese.