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Ukraine: crisis casts shadow over Orthodox Easter celebrations

Easter celebrations in Russia

The Russian Orthodox Church bases Easter date on the Julian calendar, unlike most western Christian churches that use the Gregorian calendar. That is why sometimes the date of Easter differs for believers of different confessions. This year, ... Itar Tass, 1 hour ago

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Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church hails religious tolerance

The Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church has commended the UAE under the leadership of the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, for its policy of religious tolerance towards other religions. It hailed the nation ...
 Khaleej Times8 hours ago UAE commended for peace, religious tolerance  The Gulf Today14 hours ago Egyptian Coptic Church: UAE led by Khalifa is a pioneer country in sponsoring peace, religious tolerance  Zawya.com1 day ago ABU DHABI, 20th April, 2014 (WAM) — The Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church has commended the leading role of the U.A.E. under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan in consolidating the concepts of the policy of religious  Federation of Arab News Agencies1 day ago
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Easter Eggs Are Red at Orthodox Churches

Traditionally, Easter eggs are red at Orthodox churches. An Orthodox church in Maryland continues this tradition. At the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Maryland, the church people try to make faith and fun come together. Like most Eastern ...
 The Guardian Express13 hours ago Why isn't Easter always on the same day every year  Big News Network1 day ago The spirit of a pure Christianity Exploring Ethiopias stunning subterranean churches  Big News Network1 day ago For Orthodox Christians red eggs embody the meaning of Easter  Big News Network1 day ago

UN envoy slams Israel's unacceptable police handling of Holy Fire ritual in Jerusalem

11:19 Ethiopian Orthodox worshippers hold candles during the Holy Fire ceremony at the Ethiopian section of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City, April 19, 2014.(Reuters / Nir Elias) Israeli police reportedly blocked a ...
 Russia Today1 day ago Holy Fire: Faithful Gather in Christianity's Sacred Site  NBCNews.com1 day ago Miraculous Holy Fire lit in Jerusalem, to be delivered worldwide  Russia Today1 day ago Orthodox Christians celebrate Holy Fire in Jerusalem  Times Live South Africa1 day ago

Greek Christians hold rare Good Friday liturgy in Turkish north Cyprus

(A Greek Orthodox bishop and an Islamic cleric attend a Good Friday liturgy at the Church of St. George Exorinos in Famagusta, northern Cyprus, April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Andreas Manolis ) Hundreds of Greek Orthodox pilgrims, some coming home after 40 ...
 Reuters2 days ago Greek Christians mark rare Good Friday in Turkish north Cyprus  Reuters UK2 days ago Feature: Muslim Turkish Cypriots, Christian Greek Cypriots attend Good Friday night liturgy days ago

Holy Fire appears at Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem

The Holy Fire appeared on Saturday at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem while thousands of Orthodox Christian worshippers were waiting for the miracle to come. For Orthodox believers, the Holy Fire ritual is seen as a miracle that ...
 Voice of Russia2 days ago Orthodox Church to wait for Holy Fire t in Jerusalem today  InterpressNews2 days ago Jerusalem Holy Fire to Arrive in Bulgaria's Plovdiv on Holy Saturday  Sofia News Agency1 day ago On Holy Saturday Christians in Bulgaria prepare to receive the news of the Resurrection  BNR2 days ago
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Crucify Them! Lessons from Holy Week on Capital Punishment

Standing in a dimly lit Greek Orthodox Church this week with my mother, I was confronted with the icon of Christ crucified. As the life-size cross with a hand painted icon of Christ was solemnly carried by the priest around the Church, I, along with ...
 Dissident Voice2 days ago Holy Week: Meaning and Traditions  The Guardian Express3 days ago Christians gather to mark Holy Week  Gulf News4 days ago A guide to Holy Week with Greek Orthodox Christians  Examiner.com6 days ago
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Abuna Dioskoros, Patriarch of the Eritrean Tewahdo Orthodox Church gave benediction in connection with Easter

- Abuna Dioskoros, the 4th Patriarch of the Eritrean Tewahdo Orthodox Church gave benediction in connection with Eastern. In the message he delivered to the Eritrean people in general and to Christians in particular, Abune Dioskoros wished peace ...
 Eritrean News Source1 day ago New Jersey prelate to lead Syrian Orthodox Church  Catholic World News2 weeks ago Syriac Orthodox Church elects new patriarch  Jordan Times2 weeks ago Cardinal Martino Congratulates Syriac Orthodox Church On Election Of New Patriarch  Eurasia Review2 weeks ago

Kiev-loyal Orthodox church doubtful of its future in Crimea

SIMFEROPOL, Crimea/KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian Orthodox Christians who are loyal to Kiev feel increasingly unsafe in Crimea after Russia's annexation of the Black Sea peninsula and some have already left, church leaders said on Monday. Since the demise of the ...
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Patriarch mentions Ukraine, Middle East in Easter message

Patriarch Irinej of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) on Wednesday sent his Easter message to all Christians. The patriarch stated that he was particularly praying for "the brothers and sisters in the Middle East and Ukraine," with the wish that ...
 B924 days ago Patriarch Irinej sends Easter message  Tanjug4 days ago Kosovo "could never be outside Serbia," says patriarch  B923 hours ago
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