Blog Posts - Russian Orthodox Church



The surprise and delight that was Tashkent

My first view of Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan was at 2 am on a September morning in 2015 when my flight from Delhi landed. Of course, I saw nothing except lights ! An hour later, after having cleared immigration … Continue reading →...
by My Favourite Things on Jul 13, 2016

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Declares Worldwide ‘Holy War’ on Terrorism

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, foreground, addresses the 2nd Moscow Cadet Parade dedicated to the 71st anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War and the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Moscow. © Iliya Pitalev / SputnikFrom...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on May 9, 2016

Black Metal Friday: Belphegor “In Blood, Devour This Sanctity”

This week's edition of Black Metal Friday is a tribute to our friends Belphegor for carrying the torch of black metal in the face of religious zealotry. You see, while on tour in Russia recently, Belphegor frontman Helmuth was accosted by a fanatic f...
by Geeks of Doom on Apr 22, 2016

New Russian Saint canonized in Bulgaria Archibishop Seraphim (Sobolev) a true defender of true Christ given faith, the Holy Eastern Orthodox Church

  It is my great joy to share with my dear readers, that Archibishop Saint Seraphim Sobolev (1881-1950), Archibishop of Bogochar has been canonized officially by the Russian Orthodox Church on yesterday 3rd of 2016 in their plenary meeting held...

-Russian Orthodox Church Fully Supports Putin’s ‘Holy War’ in Syria

(Russian Orthodox Cross) While churches in the West usually oppose any kind of war, leaders in the Russian Orthodox Church not only support Putin’s intervention in Syria but look upon it as a ‘Holy War’ to save the Middle Eastern Christians whi...
by ANSWERS For The Faith on Nov 27, 2015

Russian Orthodox Church Blasts Supreme Court Decision to Legalize Same-Sex "Marriages" As Godless, Sinful

Archpriest Vsevolod ChaplinMoscow, June 29, Interfax - The Russian Orthodox Church has appealed to all Russian advocates of the American model of governance, asking them to think twice about the consequences of the United States' decision to legal...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Jul 8, 2015

Churches Embracing Homosexuality Prepare Members to Accept the Anti-Christ: Russian Orthodox Leader

MOSCOW, June 5, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – Churches that have deemed homosexuality morally acceptable have rejected Christianity and are preparing their followers to accept the Anti-Christ, according to one of the leading figures in the Russian...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Jun 6, 2015

Holidays among water lilies, oaks, dinghy and pelicans in Danube Delta

The most beautiful places in the Danube Delta. In the Danube Delta the best soup you eat fish, you can stroll among the lilies and crowded channels you admire pelicans and blue and white boxes with lotcă the gate. Truth you the most beautiful places...
by We care about your travel on Apr 25, 2015

Under Who?

Who is God anyway? The question occurred to me as I read about the current Superior Court decision in New Jersey that “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance remains constitutional. The American Humanist Association had sued to have the … C...

John of Kronstadt, the Image of God in Everyone, and Unity

I am unfamiliar with the stylization of “saints” in the Russian Orthodox Church. John of Kronstadt is a saint, I believe, of that patriarchy.  There are among us ways to interact with ourselves — and with those who are not of the ho...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Feb 10, 2015

Glenn Beck: “Putin + Orthodoxy = False Prophet, One World Religion”

Glenn Beck is a moron. He has taken his paranoia to a new level, attempting to claim Putin and the Orthodox Church is going to take over the world and force everyone to be converted. While Evangelicals since the 50’s have suggest Russia is a he...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Jan 15, 2015

Ukrainian Church Faces Obscure Pro-Russia Revolt in Its Own Ranks

(Media Release) LVIV, Ukraine — In a zealously nationalist region of Ukraine that clamors to join Europe and bubbles with suspicion toward Russia, Father Andriy, a preacher at Our Lady of Everlasting Succor church, was defiantly out of step with t...
by Free PR Online on Jun 23, 2014

Minsk Monastery trip to saint Elizabath’s Nun Convent – Spiritual realms of Belarus

If you happen to be in Belarus's capital Minsk and you're a Christian you would definitely will be interested to see the spiritual side of Belarus. I was in Minsk with my wife for a month and had the chance to go for a pilgrimage in st.

My independent view on Ukraine-Crimea Russia VS Western World crisis

I've been following what is happening in Ukraine over the last 6 months and I see with pain this poor brotherly Slavonic country is being literally destroyed by Radicals. It is obvious that the Revolution in Ukraine looks very similar to Revoluti...

Saint Cyprian the Bulgarian – Metropolitan of Moscow and All Russians

Probably few Bulgarians and even less Russians have heard about Saint Cyprian the Bulgarian – a great saint who played a ey role in esblishment of nowadays Russian Orthodox Church.. I have learned about the living of the saint just recently. Cy...

Russians Celebrate Christmas / Why some Orthodox Christians celebrate Nativity ( Christmas ) on 7th of January

Merry Christmas to all Eastern Orthodox Christians! I wish to all my Russian blog readers Christ's blessings, Wisdom of the 3 Wise man following the star. Humility of Christ for being born in a Cave and love of Mother of God Virgin Mary and Josep...

Patriarch of Moscow: Great Expectations for Francis’ Pontificate

Kirill met with the president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Cardinal Kurt Koch, and proposed closer collaboration with the Vatican on the Middle East and traditional values.Moscow ( AsiaNews) - The Patriarch of Moscow, Kiri...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Dec 20, 2013

Photo of the Week: Moscow’s Saint Basil’s Cathedral

Of all Russia’s iconic buildings, none are more easily recognized than the colorful Saint Basil’s Cathedral. Constructed between 1555 and 1561, Saint Basil’s was built to commemorate the Russian defeat of Kazan and Astrakhan. Built...
by Tripologist on May 15, 2013

Folding Cross

Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church with folding Cross, muahahaha…  ...

Tallinn City Guide

Tallinn is an Estonian sea coast city which is well known for its rich culture and modern nightlife. Its extremely well preserved medieval architecture has defied its rugged history, and its ancient stone walls are now home to exciting tourist destin...
by Europe City Guide on Mar 23, 2012


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