Easter

Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

Today, alll Orthodox Russians celebrate Easter, or the Resurrection of Christ - the main Christian holiday. According to Orthodox doctrine, with the Resurrection of Christ, death is conquered, and the prospect of eternal life opens …

Erdogan extends Easter wishes to Christians

Erdogan extends Easter wishes to Christians

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday released a message marking the Christian holiday of Easter. “I congratulate our Christian citizens on Easter,” Erdogan said in his message. “Our country, where …

Putin congratulates Orthodox Christians on Easter

Putin congratulates Orthodox Christians on Easter

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Orthodox Christians and all Russian citizens who celebrate Easter, the Kremlin press service said on Sunday, TASS reports.  "The holiday of Easter, embodying the triumph of life, …

Holy Fire delivered to North Caucasus

Holy Fire delivered to North Caucasus

The Holy Fire from Jerusalem was delivered by a charter flight to the Stavropol Territory. In Stavropol, the shrine was met by representatives of dioceses, cossacks and local parishioners. North Caucasus Federal District became the …

Georgia reduces curfew

Georgia reduces curfew

The restrictions on movement at night, which are in force in Georgia due to the coronavirus pandemic, in connection with the Easter service will begin at 23:00 and end at 04:00. At that moment, believers all over Georgia have already …

Holy Fire reaches Moscow

Holy Fire reaches Moscow

At the Vnukovo airport, a special board landed with the Holy Fire from Jerusalem. The shrine from Israel was delivered by a delegation of the Andrew the First-Called Foundation. The Holy Fire will be transferred to the Cathedral of …

Russian ambassador in Jerusalem receives Holy Fire

Russian ambassador in Jerusalem receives Holy Fire

For the first time in ten centuries, the Holy Fire ceremony took place behind closed doors due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III  passed the lit fire to the servants of the Greek Church and …

Hour X for Georgia

Hour X for Georgia

The Holy day Resurrection Sunday will be a day of unprecedented challenge for Georgia

Russian PM congratulates Patriarch Kirill on Easter

Russian PM congratulates Patriarch Kirill on Easter

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev congratulated Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on the Easter holiday, noting its profound moral sense. Some extracts from the telegram were published on Sunday on …

Police checks Stavropol churches and cemeteries on Easter’s eve

Police checks Stavropol churches and cemeteries on Easter’s eve

In the Stavropol region, the police together with employees of the Rosguards, Cossacks and volunteers organized inspections of churches and cemeteries on the eve of the Easter celebration, the press service of the regional Ministry of Internal …

Orthodox world celebrates Easter

Orthodox world celebrates Easter

Today Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter. Over 35 thousand cathedrals of the Russian Orthodox Church, located in 68 countries around the world, including in Russia, Serbia, Georgia, Bulgaria, and Jerusalem, celebrate this holiday. …

Putin sends Easter greetings to Patriarch Kirill

Putin sends Easter greetings to Patriarch Kirill

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin greeted Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia on the Easter Sunday, the Kremlin’s press service said, TASS reports. "The great holiday of Easter awakens the kindest …

Millions of Christians worldwide celebrate Easter

Millions of Christians worldwide celebrate Easter

Millions of people worldwide are celebrating the main Christian holiday, Easter Sunday. This year the Orthodox Christian Church and the Catholic Church are celebrating Easter on the same day. The next time when the two Churches share Easter …