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Mourning in the Austrian Church after the death of Benedict XVI.

Mourning in the Austrian Church after the death of Benedict XVI.

Austrian Roman Catholic Church, St. Pope Emeritus XVI on Saturday morning with the bells of the Pummerin in St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the cathedral churches ringing. Announced Benedict’s death. Reacted. Cardinal Christoph Schönborn praised him as a “companion and role model”, with President of the Bishops’ Conference Lackner expressing his thanks. The Austrian flag was […]

Pope Francis: Pray for Benedict, ‘very sick’

Pope Francis: Pray for Benedict, ‘very sick’

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. According to his successor, Francis, he is “very sick”. On Wednesday, at the end of the general audience at the Vatican, the incumbent pope asked believers for a “special prayer” for the 95-year-old Benedict. Francis said, “Think of him, he is very sick. And ask God to comfort and support him […]

Christmas in the Holy Land – Bethlehem Procession

Christmas in the Holy Land – Bethlehem Procession

Christmas ceremonies in the Holy Land began on Saturday. believers in Bethlehem The traditional parade to Bethlehem left Jerusalem at noon (local time). The wagon convoy was led by Pierbattista Pizzaballa, head of the Catholic Church in the Holy Land. © AP, APA/AFP, Reuters 120,000 believers make pilgrimage to Jesus’ birthplace Tens of thousands of […]

The Russian Embassy responded to US accusations of violating the rights of believers

The Russian Embassy responded to US accusations of violating the rights of believers

The Russian Embassy said the United States baselessly accuses Russia of violating the rights of believers Photo: © TASS/EPA/SHAWN THEW Read ren.tv at The United States accuses Russia of “gross violations” of the rights of believers, but does not provide any evidence. This statement was made by the Russian Embassy in Washington. Earlier, the US […]

Pope ends his Bahrain trip with a prayer for the Middle East

Pope ends his Bahrain trip with a prayer for the Middle East

Pope Francis concludes his visit to Bahrain. On Sunday afternoon, the Catholic Church’s plane, with journalists and Vatican delegations, landed at Rome’s Fiumicino Airport. The 85-year-old intensified dialogue with representatives of Islam in Bahrain and called for peace in global conflicts such as the Ukraine war. The Pope wanted the kingdom in the Persian Gulf […]

At least 15 dead in attack in Shiraz

At least 15 dead in attack in Shiraz

At least 15 people were killed in an attack in Shiraz, Iran. Three attackers from a car opened fire on pilgrims and workers at the shrine of Shah Cheragh, brother of the eighth Imam Reza, in Shiras, state news agency IRNA reported. The jihadist militia Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for the attack through its […]

Day of the Iberian Icon of the Mother of God: the date and history of the holiday

Day of the Iberian Icon of the Mother of God: the date and history of the holiday

The Iberian icon is of great importance for Orthodox believers Photo: © RIA Novosti/Alexey Babushkin Read ren.tv at The Iberian Icon of the Mother of God is one of the most famous images of the Mother of God. Outwardly, it is similar to the Smolensk, Tikhvin, Kazan and other icons, which, according to legend, originate […]

Weather ‘too bad’ in New Delhi after India Light Festival

Weather ‘too bad’ in New Delhi after India Light Festival

The Hindu festival of lights, Diwali, has adversely affected the air quality in India’s capital, New Delhi. Fine dust pollution on Monday and Tuesday was many times above the World Health Organization (WHO) limit values. Many celebrated the Diwali festival on Monday with fireworks – despite environmental councilor Gopal Rai threatening to go to jail […]

Hundreds of thousands of oil lamps lit for the India Festival of Lights

Hundreds of thousands of oil lamps lit for the India Festival of Lights

On the eve of the Hindu festival of lights, Diwali or Deepavali, the Indian city of Ayodhya staged a huge sea of ​​lights. Nearly 1.6 million oil lamps were lit – a world record, local media reported on Monday. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the head of government of the state of Uttar Pradesh, […]