Orthodox Churches

More than 60,000 take part in Royal Procession in honor of Romanovs

More than 60,000 take part in Royal Procession in honor of Romanovs
More than 60,000 take part in Royal Procession in honor of Romanovs
More than 60,000 take part in Royal Procession in honor of Romanovs
More than 60,000 take part in Royal Procession in honor of Romanovs

In the night of July 16-17, on the anniversary of the killing of the holy Royal Martyrs, the penitential Royal Procession was held in Ekaterinburg from the place of their killing to the place where their remains were hidden, where today stands a monastery in honor of the holy Royal Martyrs, reports the site of the Ekaterinburg Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Twenty-five years Since the Election of His Beatitude Anastasios, as Archbishop of Tirana, Durres and All Albania

Twenty-five years Since the Election of His Beatitude Anastasios, as Archbishop of Tirana, Durres and All Albania
Twenty-five years Since the Election of His Beatitude Anastasios, as Archbishop of Tirana, Durres and All Albania
Twenty-five years Since the Election of His Beatitude Anastasios, as Archbishop of Tirana, Durres and All Albania
Twenty-five years Since the Election of His Beatitude Anastasios, as Archbishop of Tirana, Durres and All Albania

Panegyric Divine Liturgy Celebrated at the Resurrection of Christ Cathedral in Tirana. 

Today, on June 24, 2017, a Panegyric Divine Liturgy was celebrated on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the election of His Beatitude Anastasios, as Archbishop of Tirana, Durrës and All Albania by the Ecumenical Patriarchate. The members of the Holy Synod concelebrated the liturgy: His Eminence Ignat, the Metropolitan of Berat, His Eminence Dhimitri, Metropolitan of Gjirokastra, His Eminence Nikolla, Metropolitan of Apollonia and Fier, His Eminence Andoni, Metropolitan of Elbasan and Shpati, His Eminence Nathanail, Metropolitan of Amantia as well as other clergy ordained by Archbishop Anastasios during this time period.

Book of Daniel published in Adyghe language

The academic-research Institute for Bible Translation has published the Old Testament Book of Daniel in the Adyghe language, reports patriarchia.ru. Adyghe, also known as West Circassian, is one of two official languages of the Russian Republic of Adygea in southern Russia. There are about 300,000 speakers of the language worldwide.

Archbishop Anastasios as Guest of Honor on the Anniversary of the University of Athens

Archbishop Anastasios as Guest of Honor on the Anniversary of the University of Athens
Archbishop Anastasios as Guest of Honor on the Anniversary of the University of Athens
Archbishop Anastasios as Guest of Honor on the Anniversary of the University of Athens
Archbishop Anastasios as Guest of Honor on the Anniversary of the University of Athens

In the framework of the activities organized by the National Kapodistrian University of Athens, on occasion of 180th anniversary of its foundation, His Beatitude Anastasios, Archbishop of Tirana, Durrës and All Albania was invited as honorary lecturer.

Vladimir Putin visits Konevsky Monastery

Vladimir Putin visits Konevsky Monastery
Vladimir Putin visits Konevsky Monastery
Vladimir Putin visits Konevsky Monastery
Vladimir Putin visits Konevsky Monastery

During his visit to Konevets Island on Lake Ladoga, Vladimir Putin was briefed on the large-scale project to restore the Konevsky Nativity of the Theotokos Monastery and met with representatives of the Vyborg Diocese.

Monument to St. Vladimir installed on Valaam

With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill, a monument to the holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Great Prince Vladimir, the Baptizer of Russia has been installed on Valaam Island, reports Russian Gazette.

The installation of the monument was initiated by the head of the St. Andrew the First-Called Foundation and the head of a large air-craft company from Zaporozhye, Ukraine. They have worked together in the past to install a monument to St. Andrew four years ago, and a monument to the Most Holy Theotokos last year on the territory of the Valaam Monastery.

The bronze monument to St. Vladimir was made in the workshop of the famous sculptor Andrei Klykova and installed on a granite pedestal.