May 23, 2018
THE OLDEST TEMPLE
One of the oldest cities in the world is Kerch. It is known that its territory was inhabited in prehistoric times. Among the main attractions of Kerch are numerous excavations of ancient cities and mounds, ancient fortresses.This is the location of Crimea's oldest and one of the...
Apr 28, 2018
On October 27, the Russian Orthodox Church celebrated the Icon of the Theotokos of the Gate of Dawn. The icon is found above the northern city gate in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. The icon is venerated by both Roman Catholics and the Orthodox. It is considered one of the most important C...
Mar 17, 2018
Yesterday, March 16, 2018, the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia commemorated 10 years since the repose of its first hierarch, Metropolitan Laurus (Škurla) (1928-2008). He was the fifth cleric to hold that position.
Metropolitan Laurus was born as Vasil' Michalovič Škurla in what is today Sl...
Mar 02, 2018
Today the Russian Church is celebrating the feast of the Weeping “Tikhvin” Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos. The icon is located in the Skete of Prophet Elijah on Mount Athos in Greece. It received the name "Weeping" because of a miracle that took place on the eve of one of the bloodiest wars of the...
Feb 10, 2018
Remembering my youth now, I understand that Dostoevsky has taken possession of my soul since I was seventeen. I recall well that when studying mechanical engineering at the Moscow State University, I always tried to make time for Dostoevsky. In the end, this led to the fact that I just began waiting...