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Statement of the Holy Synod of B...

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A new reliquary for Saint Savvas

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Statement of the Holy Synod of A...

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Message of the 9th Assembly of C...

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The Turkish Supreme Court rejected a request from one of the religious groups. They had asked for the historical museum of Hagia Sophia to be trans...

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The Holy Synod of the Patriarchate of Constantinople made the historic decision to allow priests to remarry, says the Romfea website. An official t...

Elder Amphilochios: a new Orthod...

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The Ukrainian Orthodox Church in...

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Saint John the New Chosebite cel...

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Centenary of the martyrdom of th...

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Vladimirovo Russian Village find...

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Chinese Orthodox students can no...

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Repose of Protopresbyter Valery ...

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Prospects of a bilateral commis...

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Christians feel threatened by se...

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