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Photo credit: / fragment (CC BY 4.0) The charitable foundation named after the head of Russian Church Patriarch Kirill has been established in the United States, the website of the Russian Orthodox Church reports. It was initiated by the St. Vladimir Theological Seminary of...

13.11.2021 Subject: Religion

Photo credit: Peggy_Marco / Over 500 Tanzanians have adopted Orthodoxy over the past month. In early October, 140 Tanzanians were baptized in the Arusha and Central Tanzanian dioceses of the Patriarchate of Alexandria. The number of Orthodox Christians is growing throughout...

08.10.2021 Subject: Religion

Photo credit: / (CC BY 4.0) Day of the Baptism of Rus is celebrated on Wednesday, July 28, in Russia, TASS reports. It is timed to the Day of Remembrance of the Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Prince Vladimir, the Baptist of Russia. This is one of the greatest...

28.07.2021 Subject: Religion

Photo credit: the Press Service of the President of Russia / / (CC BY 4.0) Muslims in Russia on Tuesday, July 20, celebrate one of the most important Muslim holidays - Eid al-Adha, RIA Novosti reports. Muslims sacrifice an animal in memory of how the...

20.07.2021 Subject: Religion

Photo credit: _Alicja_ / An Orthodox church in the Philippines, which was destroyed by massive earthquakes, has been restored, Interfax reports. The church was consecrated in honor of St. Helena, Equal-to-the-Apostles. It is located in the village of Little Baguio on the island of Mindanao. it was hit by several earthquakes at once 18 months ago. As a...

16.06.2021 Subject: Religion

Photo credit: Evgeny / 7 million rubles were collected by Russian Muslims to help the Palestinian population and residents of the Gaza Strip, who suffered from the escalation of the conflict with Israel, RIA Novosti reports. ...

15.05.2021 Subject: Religion

Photo credit: ebrahim / The holiday of Eid al-Adha, which ends the fast of Ramadan, will be celebrated by Muslims in Russia, TASS reports. It will begin at sunset on May 12 and continue throughout the next day. ...

13.05.2021 Subject: Religion


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