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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Hour X for Georgia

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

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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Margvelashvili congratulates Georgians on Easter

Today President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili and First Lady Maka Chichua congratulated the country's population on Easter holiday. President and first lady themselves celebrated the holiday in …

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Kazakhstan celebrates the Day of Unity

Today Kazakhstan celebrates the Day of Unity. It is a national holiday, which was introduced by a decree of President Nursultan Nazarbayev in 1995. For the republic with representatives of more than hundred nationalities, it became one of the …

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