Russian Orthodox Church

Type: Organization
Name: Russian Orthodox Church (the Moscow Patriarchate, Русская Православная Церковь, Russkaya Pravoslavnaya Tserkov)
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Pope's Easter Prayer: Peace in Ukraine, Syria

Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria as he celebrated Easter Mass on Sunday at the steps of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.The pope, head of the Roman Catholic church, prayed for all those involved in the conflict in Ukraine to "make every ... [Published VOA News - 16 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Pope calls for end to war as tensions simmer in Ukraine, Jerusalem

Pope Francis celebrated Easter mass on Sunday with a message of social solidarity, as the world's Orthodox marked a holiday marred by bitter divisions over Ukraine, and clashes broke out in Jerusalem.Francis led the ceremony for the holiest day in the ... [Published ABC Online - 4 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Russia outraged by deadly shootout in Slavyansk, insists on Kiev fulfilling Geneva agreement - Moscow

Moscow is outraged by the armed incident that occurred Saturday night in Slavyansk in which innocent civilians died as a result of an attack by Right Sector militants, the Russian Foreign Ministry says. "The Russian side is enraged by the militant provocation ... [Published Voice of Russia - 19 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

An Easter Tale Of Two Orthodox Babushkas In Ukraine

KYIV -- Lyudmila, 60, a newspaper copy editor, and Yelena Andreyevna, 75, a pensioner, have a lot in common.They have lived most their lives in Kyiv. They are both ethnic Russian. And they are both practicing Orthodox Christians. On Easter Sunday they ... [Published Radio Free Europe - 10 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Ukraine: ‘Five Killed At Separatist Checkpoint’

State-run Rossiya 24 news station said the five died when gunmen attacked the post near the Ukrainian city of Slavyansk.Rossiya 24′s correspondent in Slavyansk said three of the dead were with the pro-Russian separatists who control Slavyansk, and the ... [Published Free Radio - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 4 reports

Ukrainian, Russian Church Leaders Trade Accusations On Easter

The heads of the Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox churches got involved in the Ukraine crisis with critical statements on the eve of Easter.The head of Ukraine's Orthodox Church condemned Russian "aggression" during his Easter message to the church's followers ... [Published Radio Free Europe - Apr 20 2014]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends Easter service

Russian Orthodox Easter is being celebrated throughout Russia and at tens of thousands of churches across the world. Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill led the Easter service at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow. For Russian Orthodox Christians, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 19 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Easter congratulations to metropolitans of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

Easter congratulations to metropolitans of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia ... [Published Noodls - 19 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Putin notes role of Orthodox Church in harmonisation of national, religious relations

MOSCOW, April 20, /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin greeted all Orthodox believers and all people in Russia, celebrating Easter.“The Easter festivities fill hearts of millions of people with love and joy, inspire for good deeds, serve promoting ... [Published Itar Tass - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 2 reports

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 precedes ... [Published Voice of Russia - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ukraine, Russia united in Orthodox faith: Russian patriarch (AFP)

AFP Ukraine, Russia united in Orthodox faith: Russian patriarchMoscow (AFP) - The head of the Russian Orthodox Church led prayers in Moscow for the Russians of Ukraine on Saturday, condemning those who he said wanted to "destroy Holy Russia"."Ukraine ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ukraine, Russia, United in Faith, Divided in Politics

MOSCOW — There is a strong historical religious connection between Russia and Ukraine. As Easter approaches, the role of religion in the current conflict has resurfaced.From the outset, clergy played a part in the demonstrations in Kyiv and other parts ... [Published VOA News - Apr 19 2014]

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In Moscow, Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill prayed for God in turnturn to put "an end to the designs of those who want to destroy Holy Russia" and said Ukraine was "spiritually and historically" at one with Russia
The pope asked God to "enlighten and inspire the initiatives that promote peace in Ukraine."
"On this holy day, we bow to all, we forgive all injury, we forgive everything, even as we have ended up in such a difficult position" she says. "The Lord will help us."
In his Easter message, Patriarch Filaret, head of Ukraine's Orthodox Church, condemned what he described as Russia's aggression against his country: "God cannot be onon the side of evil, so the enemy of the Ukrainian people is condemned to defeat" he said. "Lord, help us resurrect Ukraine."

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Pope denounces 'wastefulness' in Easter address [Published Orlando Sentinel - 16 hours ago]
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Concern Over Jewish Access to King David's Tomb [Published Israel National News - 16 hours ago]
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Pope leads Easter celebrations [Published NOW News - 20 hours ago]
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Flyer from Donetsk Two news reports involve the recrudescence of anti-Semitic activity in eastern Europe. The  first involves those anti-Semitic fliers  in Donetsk, the Ukraine, advising Jews to register with Russian-separatist authorities. John ...
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The situation with Russia should give investors and traders a reason to brush up on their history, as current events take root in things that happened 50, 100, and 200 years ago.  To understand this, can provide perspective, during an information war, ...
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In 1877, the Russian Empire declared war on the Ottoman Empire, seeking among other things to reclaim its Crimean Black Sea naval port of Sevastopol. Soon after, a young mystic poet and philosopher named Vladimir Solovyov gave his first public lecture ...
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