Illustrated book of Prophet Jonah published in Siberian Yakut language

The Institute for Bible Translation (IBT) is continuing its blessed work of translating the Holy Scriptures into the languages of the indigenous peoples of Northern and Far Eastern Russia. Following on the heels of the translation of the Gospel of Luke and the Book of Acts into the Lak language, released in April, the IBT has released an illustrated translation of the book of the Prophet Jonah into the Yakut language, the Institute’s website reports.

The book of Jonah was also translated and published with illustrations in the Siberian Chukchi language last year.

Archbishop Ieronymos Has Reached a Dead End on Ukraine

Patriarch Bartholomew is Isolated: The Danger of Ethnophyletism

For the first time, the Constantinople Church has found itself isolated from the other autocephalous Churches, due to its anti-canonical and anti-conciliar actions in granting autocephaly to the Ukrainian schismatics.

‘Lower Land travels to Upper Land’ on the feast of St Jacob of Putna

‘Lower Land travels to Upper Land’ on the feast of St Jacob of Putna
‘Lower Land travels to Upper Land’ on the feast of St Jacob of Putna
‘Lower Land travels to Upper Land’ on the feast of St Jacob of Putna
‘Lower Land travels to Upper Land’ on the feast of St Jacob of Putna

Over 1,000 pilgrims from the Archdiocese of Roman and Bacau travelled to Putna Monastery together with their Archbishop Ioachim to celebrate the feast day of Saint Jacob of Putna on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.

8,000 Images and religious relics at the Korça Museum

Eight thousand icons and religious relics, of rare value, belonging to the Orthodox Church of Albania and have not been returned after the fall of the atheist regime, are hosted at the Medieval Art Museum of Korça, which attracts many tourists.

In the museum’s restoration workshop, a group works to restore those images (about 1,000) that have been damaged both by time and by the environment they were in.

Delegation of pilgrims from North American Archdiocese of Antioch on a visit to St. Petersburg

Delegation of pilgrims from North American Archdiocese of Antioch on a visit to St. Petersburg
Delegation of pilgrims from North American Archdiocese of Antioch on a visit to St. Petersburg
Delegation of pilgrims from North American Archdiocese of Antioch on a visit to St. Petersburg
Delegation of pilgrims from North American Archdiocese of Antioch on a visit to St. Petersburg

On May 19, 2019, the fourth Sunday after Pascha, Metropolitan Varsonofy of St. Petersburg and Ladoga celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in the St. Alexander Nevsky Laura. Among his concelebrants were the head of the Archdiocese of Antioch in North America, Archbishop Joseph of New York and Metropolitan of All North America, who came to the northern capital city with a group of pilgrims; Metropolitan Niphon of Philippople, representative of the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia; Bishop Nazary of Kronstadt, rector of the laura, and its brethren; Archpriest Sergiy Kuksevich, secretary of the diocesan administration and other clergy.