Orthodox Churches

About 1 million Ukrainians have venerated wonderworking icons

About 1 million Ukrainians have venerated wonderworking icons
About 1 million Ukrainians have venerated wonderworking icons
About 1 million Ukrainians have venerated wonderworking icons
About 1 million Ukrainians have venerated wonderworking icons

Nearly a million believers have visited and venerated the 11 miraculous icons which traveled throughout Ukraine from July 1 to 26, according to Ukrainian Orthodox Church Chancellor Metropolitan Anthony of Boryspil and Brovary. This was stated at a press briefing at Kiev Caves Lavra before the moleben at Vladimir Hill on the eve of the commemoration day of St. Vladimir and the Day of the Baptism of Rus’, reports Foma in Ukraine.

More than 200 baptized on day of Baptism of Rus’ in eastern Russian village

More than 200 baptized on day of Baptism of Rus’ in eastern Russian village
More than 200 baptized on day of Baptism of Rus’ in eastern Russian village
More than 200 baptized on day of Baptism of Rus’ in eastern Russian village
More than 200 baptized on day of Baptism of Rus’ in eastern Russian village

More than 200 residents of the village of Chulman in the Russian Sakha Republic received holy Baptism in the waters of the Chulman River on July 28, reports the Yakutsk Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Restoration of Georgia’s David Gareja monastery complex completed

Restoration of Georgia’s David Gareja monastery complex completed
Restoration of Georgia’s David Gareja monastery complex completed
Restoration of Georgia’s David Gareja monastery complex completed
Restoration of Georgia’s David Gareja monastery complex completed

Restoration work on Georgia’s famous David Gareja monastic complex and tourism infrastructure, underway since September 2015, has come to an end, reports News-Georgia.

Moscow celebrates Baptism of Rus’ with procession from Kremlin to St. Vladimir monument

Moscow celebrates Baptism of Rus’ with procession from Kremlin to St. Vladimir monument
Moscow celebrates Baptism of Rus’ with procession from Kremlin to St. Vladimir monument
Moscow celebrates Baptism of Rus’ with procession from Kremlin to St. Vladimir monument
Moscow celebrates Baptism of Rus’ with procession from Kremlin to St. Vladimir monument

On the day of the Baptism of Rus’ and the commemoration of the holy Equal-to-the-Apostles St. Vladimir a religious procession was held to the new Moscow monument to St. Vladimir on Borovitskaya Square, reports the Russian Military-Historical Society.

The Minister of Defense of Serbia visits the Patriarchate of Jerusalem

The Minister of Defense of Serbia visits the Patriarchate of Jerusalem
The Minister of Defense of Serbia visits the Patriarchate of Jerusalem
The Minister of Defense of Serbia visits the Patriarchate of Jerusalem
The Minister of Defense of Serbia visits the Patriarchate of Jerusalem

On Monday evening, 11th/24th July 2017,  the Minister of Defense of Serbia Mr. Aleksandar Vulin visited the Patriarchate, escorted by his associates and by the Deputy Head of the Embassy of Serbia in Israel Mr. Dejan Blagojevic.

Sculptures of Moscow patriarchs to be installed along walls of Christ the Savior

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill familiarized himself on Tuesday with the draft memorials to the patriarchs of Moscow and All Russia which will be installed along the walls of Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral, reports patriarchia.ru. Full-sized models of the monuments have been placed on the cathedral’s stylobate base.