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The Renovation of Resurrection of Christ Orthodox Cathedral in Singapore

During August many renovation works were made at the Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral in Singapore under the guidance of His Eminence Metropolitan Konstantinos of Singapore and South Asia. The Orthodox Metropolitanate would like to thank the donors for their kindness and contribution and all the members of the Orthodox Community in Singapore who helped with the finishing of renovation.

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The Orthodox Church in Pakistan

History of the Orthodox Mission in Pakistan Fr. John Tanveer was born into a Roman Catholic family in Hafizabad, Pakistan in 1952, the third of six children. His zealousness for the faith and thirst for learning led him to enroll in the seminary, and in 1986 he was...

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Singapore: World’s fastest walkers

Pedestrians all over the world are moving faster than a decade ago, according to scientists who have conducted a study into the pace at which people walk. Psychologists say walking speeds have increased by an average of 10 percent in the past 10 years. People in the...

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Hopes raised for churches’ unification

Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew I, the only Orthodox Church representative at the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council, said they hoped that the barriers preventing the unity of the Eastern and Western Churches could be eliminated. The 50th anniversary...

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Bell to toll once more at Diyarbakır church

A century after its establishment, the historical Surp Giragos Armenian Church in Diyarbakır reopened for worship last year. Now, the church is set to completely return to its former glory with the installation of a new bell on Nov 4. The new bell, which weighs 100...

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