Orthodox Churches

Women killed at Dagestan church to be buried on church grounds as having received martyric deaths

The five women, Vera, Lyudmila, Nadezhda, Irina, and Vera, who were shot and killed outside of the Cathedral of St. George in the city of Kizlyar, in the Russian Dagestan Republic on Sunday will be buried on the territory of the church, the acting head of Dagestan Vladimir Vasiliev said at a meeting with Kizlyar city administration yesterday, reports Interfax-Religion.

The Patriarch of Alexandria visits Sudan

The Patriarch of Alexandria visits Sudan
The Patriarch of Alexandria visits Sudan
The Patriarch of Alexandria visits Sudan
The Patriarch of Alexandria visits Sudan

On 14th February 2018, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, accompanied by His Eminence Nicodemus Metropolitan of Memphis and Patriarchal Vicar of Cairo, arrived in Khartoum, capital of Sudan.

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with King of Jordan

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with King of Jordan
Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with King of Jordan
Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with King of Jordan
Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with King of Jordan

On 15 February 2018, at the Throne Hall of the Patriarchal Chambers of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan.

Patriarch Kirill describes Dagestan church shooting as monstrous crime

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, was “stunned” by the attack in Kizlyar and demanded the most thorough investigation of the incident, Patriarch’s spokesman, priest Aleksandr Volkov, wrote on Telegram.

"The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church considers this monstrous crime, committed on the eve of the Great Lent, a provocation aimed at instigating confrontation between Orthodoxs and Muslims, who have been coexisting peacefully for ages in the Caucasus," the spokesman wrote.

Ecumenical Patriarch to participate in consecration of Romanian Orthodox National Cathedral

His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will participate in the consecration of the Romanian Orthodox Church’s National Cathedral in Bucharest, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania announced at a meeting of the National Church Council at the patriarchal residence on Tuesday, reports the Romanian Orthodox Church’s Basilica News Agency.

Ekaterinburg Diocese opens Telegram channel with Romanov quotes

On the threshold of the centenary of the martyrdom of the last Russian royal family, the Diocese of Ekaterinburg of the Russian Orthodox Church has launched a Telegram channel dedicated to Royal Martyr Nicholas II and his holy family. The channel will publish excerpts from the journals of the royal couple, the diocesan press service reports.

Metropolitan Onuphry consecrates Kiev’s oldest wooden church on feast of Meeting of the Lord

Yesterday, on the great feast of the Meeting of the Lord, His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kiev and All Ukraine celebrated the Divine Liturgy and consecration of the Church of the Great Martyr Demetrios of Thessalonica in the Zhuliany neighborhood of Kiev, the oldest surviving wooden church in Kiev, reports the site of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.