Greek hierarchs: “Politicians are trying to destroy Orthodoxy in Greece”

September 1, 2017. Several hierarchs of the Greek Orthodox Church have recently spoken out on important topical issues, decrying the current Greek government’s attempts to secularize Greece and move it away from Orthodoxy, reports AgionOros. According to Metropolitan Nicholas of Fthiotida, the authorities “are subverting the spiritual foundations of society and trying to transform our eternal institutional values. Their end […]

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In Rovno region non-canonical church adherents start manhunt of the beaten UOC priest

August 30, 2017. A scandal involving a fight between a priest of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and a representative of the Kyiv Patriarchate broke out in the village of Povcha in Dubno district of Rivne region (Ukraine). After the incident, the priest of the UOC appealed to the police and verified battery-induced injuries, yet the KP representatives accused him of […]

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Director of St. Petersburg orthodox pilgrimage center attacked by unknown assailants

August 29, 2017. Director General of St. Petersburg’s St. Athanasius the Athonite Pilgrimage Center Evgeny Vorontsov and his assistant were injured in a recent attack by unknown assailants with rubber-bullet pistols. The occurred on Nevsky Prospekt, one of the main roads in St. Petersburg, a source within law enforcement reported to RIA-Novosti. “On August 28, three unknown men entered the […]

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Perpetrators set fire around ancient Orthodox Monastery

August 29, 2017. A wildfire is threatening the unique Treskavec Monastery in the mountains near the city of Prilep in Macedonia, reports RIA-Novosti. The 13th century mountain Treskavec Monastery, dedicated to the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, is considered one of the most beautiful monuments of Orthodox architecture in the republic and one of the most important spiritual centers. […]

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Orthodox cemetery desecrated in Cyprus

August 23, 2017. An act of vandalism was committed on the evening of Thursday, August 17, in a cemetery in the village of Kalavasos on the island of Cyprus, 37 miles south of the capital city of Nicosia. Tombstones of Orthodox Cypriots were subjected to desecration and destruction, many covered with Nazi and Satanic symbols, and some of the crosses […]

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