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  • Coordinated attack feared after massive cathedral blaze

    05/03/2016 7:26:51 AM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 2, 2016 | Isabel Vincent and Chris Perez
    The historic Manhattan cathedral that was gutted in a massive fire was one of four Christian Orthodox churches to go up in flames on Orthodox Easter Sunday — sparking fears of a coordinated attack on the religion. While FDNY officials said the blaze at the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava on West 25th Street does not appear suspicious, members of the Orthodox community have doubts. They are worried that the blaze — along with church fires in Australia and Russia — were set in retaliation for the religion’s role in blocking the canonization of Croatian Nazi supporter Cardinal Aloysius...
  • Fire engulfs Serbian Orthodox cathedral in Manhattan on Orthodox Easter

    05/01/2016 4:52:54 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 41 replies
    RT ^ | 05.01.2016 | Twitter
    A huge fire has engulfed a Serbian Orthodox Church in downtown Manhattan, on the day that Orthodox Christians are celebrating the Holy Easter.
  • Midtown Manhattan cathedral engulfed in flames: 'Irreplaceable' 160-year-old Orthodox Christian...

    05/01/2016 6:38:11 PM PDT · by blueyon · 40 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/01/16 | Chris Pleasance
    "Midtown Manhattan cathedral engulfed in flames: 'Irreplaceable' 160-year-old Orthodox Christian church is consumed by fire" A 160-year-old Orthodox Christian cathedral in New York has been completely destroyed after a huge fire tore through it on Sunday The blaze broke out at the Serbian Cathedral of Saint Sava on 25th Street in Manhattan's Flatiron district at around 7pm. It is not known how the fire started, though it is believed to have broken out on the first floor of the building before consuming the interior and roof. An FDNY spokesman said that nobody was believed to be inside the building at...
  • Christ is Risen!

    05/05/2013 1:20:35 AM PDT · by The_Reader_David · 10 replies
    The Holy Orthodox Church
    Christ is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! Christos Anesti! Aleithos Anesti! Khristos Voskrese! Voistinu Voskrese! Al-Masih-Qam! Hakkan Qam! Hristos a înviat! Adevărat a înviat! Kristus aq ungwektaq! Pichinuq ungwektaq! Xris-tusaq Ung-uixtuq! Iluumun Ung-uixtuq! Harisutosu fukkatsu! Jitsu ni fukkatsu! Atgyfododd Crist! Yn wir atgyfododd! Christus resurrexit! Resurrexit vere! Cristo ha resucitado! Verdaderamente, ha resucitado! Christ is Risen! He is Risen Indeed!
  • In Beijing Orthodox Easter is celebrated in Catholic church

    05/05/2005 7:35:58 AM PDT · by Destro · 5 replies · 298+ views
    asianews.it ^ | 4 May, 2005 | AsiaNews/Agencies
    4 May, 2005 CHINA In Beijing Orthodox Easter is celebrated in Catholic church Lay people celebrate Orthodox Easter service in Catholic because there are no more Orthodox churches and priests in China. Beijing (AsiaNews/Agencies) – Orthodox Easter was celebrated in China on Sunday, May 2. The service was however conducted in Beijing’s Catholic Cathedral since there are no Orthodox places of worship left in the country. The mass, the first one in 40 years, was conducted by lay people since there are also no Orthodox priests in the country and Chinese law bans foreign priests. China's oldest Orthodox priest, Fr...
  • Jerusalem Police plan to block worshipers from Church of the Holy Sepulchre for Orthodox Easter

    04/24/2003 1:15:49 PM PDT · by Destro · 13 replies · 244+ views
    haaretzdaily.com ^ | Thursday, April 24, 2003 Nisan 22, 5763 Israel Time: 23:05 (GMT+3) | Jonathan Lis
    Thursday, April 24, 2003 Nisan 22, 5763 Israel Time: 23:05 (GMT+3) Police plan to block worshipers from disputed church ceremony By Jonathan Lis Jerusalem police are gearing up to prevent the entry of thousands of Christian worshipers to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on Saturday, for fear of violence. Police believe there could be fighting between rival Greek Orthodox and Armenian clergy over conducting the "Sabbath of Light" ceremony that falls on that day. Minister without Portfolio Natan Sharansky has held several meetings over the past few days with the church leaders, police and government officials in an attempt...