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Many world stock exchanges fell Tuesday as traders kept an eye out for any signs that Russian tanks are about to roll into eastern Ukraine.
'HOLY FIRE' COMING TO CYPRUS ON SATURDAY April 14, 2014- By Alexia Evripidou The Holy Light, an Orthodox Easter tradition is to be collected from Jerusalem this week by Cyprus Church's, Archimandrite Jerome, and made available to all the faithful during mass for Easter celebration on Saturday night.
TRIPOLI, Lebanon-Three months ago, when masked men torched a priest's bookshop in Tripoli, charring thousands of works, the likely aim was to instill fear and ignite hatred in an impoverished city already contending with religious tension.
In a harsh 89-page letter addressed to "Francis, head of state of the Vatican City," two Greek Orthodox prelates have denounced Catholicism as a heresy and urged the Pope to repentance.
It had been stated by the mayor of Slavyansk Nelya Shtepa after the consultations of mayors and heads of regional administrations of Donetsk region, headed by governor Sergey Taruta , UNIAN informs.
Vladimir Putin's aggressive move to seize Crimea and to threaten Ukraine has led commentators to call him unflattering names: unhinged leader, Cold Warrior, neo-fascist, troubled dictator and retrograde leader stuck in the 19th century.
The EU respects the Georgian Orthodox Church and its role in the life of the country, the EU representative office in Georgia said on April 15. Myth: The Association Agreement infringes on the authority of the Georgian Orthodox Church.
By the time the Soviet composer Maximilian Steinberg completed his "Passion Week" in 1923, he knew he'd probably never hear it.
Holy Week began yesterday for Christians around the world with the celebration of Palm Sunday.
White House press secretary Jay Carney confirmed Russian media reports of the trip to Kiev.
An icon featuring St. Issac of Syria hangs on the wall of Scott Cairns' office on April 7. St. Issac is Cairns' name saint and has been an influence in his poetry and life.
Time running out: Armed Pro-Russian supporters carry an Eastern Orthodox icon of Mary Magdalene outside the secret service building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk on April 13, 2014.
Fr. Royce Morcos, official spokesman for the Alexandria Orthodox Church, said Egyptian Copts who travel to Israel over the Easter holiday would be punished.
The Orthodox Christians celebrated yesterday Palm Sunday. It is the feast commemorating Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem where mobs welcomed Him with palm boughs.
Palestinian Orthodox Christians celebrate Palm Sunday at Gaza's Church of Saint Porphyrius, named after the 5th century bishop of Gaza, in Gaza City, Sunday, April 13, 2014.
PRESS OFFICE Diocese of the Armenian Church of America 630 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10016 Contact: Chris Zakian Tel: 686-0710 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.armenianchurch-ed.net April 11, 2014 ___________________ EASTERN Diocese Congratulates Patriarch Ignatius APHREM II Clergy of the Eastern Diocese were among the ... (more)