Greek hierarchs file complaints against local production of “Jesus Christ Superstar”

February 22, 2018. Two hierarchs of the Greek Orthodox Church have called for legal action against a currently running production of “Jesus Christ Superstar” in Athens, citing the constitutionally-guaranteed position of the Orthodox Church in Greece and the blasphemous depiction of Jesus Christ in the theatrical show. His Eminence Metropolitan Seraphim of Piraeus has filed a motion with the prosecutor’s […]

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Russian foreign minister warned the Orthodox Churches of dragging in political games

February 22, 2018. Russian foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov expressed confidence that Russian and Serbian Orthodox Churches will successfully overcome current “turbulent years”, when in different countries churches are being dragged in political games. During the presentation of Church’s Save mosaic dome, S. Lavrov stated that: “It is important to demonstrate such union, especially when Russian and Serbian Orthodox Churches undergo […]

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Statement of Interreligious Council in Russia on attack against believers in Kizlyar

February 19, 2018. The Interreligious Council in Russia has issued a statement on the attack made on February 18, 2018, against believers who were coming out of the St. George church (ROC) in Kizlyar. As a result of the shooting opened by a criminal five women were killed and several people were wounded. We, heads and representatives of the traditional […]

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Reaction of the ROC on the assault on the church of St George in Dagestan

February 19, 2018. Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has voiced his condolences to the families of the victims of the shooting incident in Dagestan’s Kizlyar on Sunday. “His Holiness Patriarch Kirill has been deeply shocked by today’s bloody events near a church in Kizlyar. He has offered his most sincere condolences to the relatives and loved ones of […]

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Five parishioners killed returning from the office in Orthodox church of St George in Dagestan

February 18,2018. At about 4:30 pm on February 18, an unidentified man has opened shooting from a hunting rifle on townspeople in Dagestan Kizlyar. According to TASS, at this time parishioners left the service from the orthodox church of St. George. This information confirmed Mayor of Kizlyar Alexander Shuvalov. Rector of the Church Father Pavel told RBC that people began to leave the church after the end of […]

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