Priests in Russia Conducted a Divine Service in The Covid-Center and Bypassed All Patients by Sprinkling Holy Water and Giving Them Icons


BSMP of Kaluga

The pandemic is still striking Russia in all regions. Medical centers are overcrowded, patients cannot call the ambulance or have to wait for medical help to come for days. And just like always, when hope is nearly gone, it’s them who suddenly appear. Priests in Kaluga, Russia, visited hospitals with Covid patients to sprinkle holy water on them and give them icons. Continue reading »

“What If Orthodox Priests Became Cosmonauts?”: Artist Unites Two Russian Pillars In His Paintings

Russian digital painter Vladimir Malakhovsky has created a series of bold canvases. He’s combined two subjects, both of which are very important in Russia: Space exploration vs the Orthodox church. Continue reading »

Orthodox Priests Will Bless Anything!

The Second Vatican Council Document Orientalium Ecclesiarum, The Decree on the Catholic Churches of the East, says:

“All members of the Eastern Rite should know and be convinced that they can and should always preserve their legitimate liturgical rite and their established way of life…” (no. 6) Continue reading »