Gulf Times: Serbian Shrines in Kosovo Surrounded by Hostility

Gulf Times: Serbian Shrines in Kosovo Surrounded by Hostility

By Thomas Brey The magnificent patriarchate of the Serbian Orthodox Church near Pec, in western Kosovo, is home today to just 20 or so nuns, 15 of them elderly. At the nearby monastery of Decani, there are some 25 monks, most of them still in their prime. The places of...

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Ownership of Landmark Alexander Nevsky Cathedral Settled

Ownership of Landmark Alexander Nevsky Cathedral Settled

After years of uncertainty and disputes about the ownership of Sofia landmark Alexander Nevsky cathedral, Bulgaria’s caretaker cabinet settled the matter by handing a title deed to the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body, the Holy Synod. The decision, taken by the cabinet at a scheduled meeting on October 1, establishes...

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Η εντολή της αγάπης

Η εντολή της αγάπης

“Η εντολή της αγάπης για τον πλησίον επομένως, όσο μεγάλη και δύσκολη κι αν μας φαίνεται, είναι μόλις ένα μικρό νόμισμα που ζητάει ο Θεός από μας για να μας φέρει πιο κοντά Του στην υπέροχη και πανένδοξη βασιλεία Του. Δε μας ζητάει να τηρήσουμε την εντολή αυτή για να...

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Israel Seizes Lands from Russian Orthodox Monastery

Israel Seizes Lands from Russian Orthodox Monastery

Orthodox Monastery at the Sea of Tiberias Partially Appropriated The Russian Orthodox Monastery of Saint Mary Magdalene, located in Tiberias (Northern Israel) on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, has lost part of its land because the Israeli authorities have decided to develop a recreation area there. This monastery...

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