The former press Secretary of the patriarchs Alexy II and Kirill, now the rector of the University Church of St. Tatiana, a well-known priest-publicist Vladimir Vigilyansky published a book-diary "Russian key". It is written on the basis of his own essays on Facebook, including on topical socio-political themes, said the author in an interview with RIA Novosti.
"The language of social networks and the language of books is different. However, there are some common goals. This desire in the genre of "diary of the priest" to give the Orthodox response to any private, public, and public issues, a way to sanctify worldly facts and social processes of Evangelical light, to saturate the senses of historical events..." - said Vigilyansky.
Picture of black Jesus Christ, a variation on the theme of the famous frescoes Leonardo da Vinci's last supper, received the same name, appeared on the altar of Saint Albany Cathedral in the British County of Hertfordshire as a sign of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement ("black Lives matter"), reports the Daily Mail.
Earlier, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby urged the Church of England to revise the image of Christ as the white man.
The Russian Orthodox Church on Monday celebrates the feast in honor of the third person of the Holy Trinity, the Holy spirit, who, according to ancient Christian tradition, is set immediately after the day of the Holy Trinity.
The Trinity, or Pentecost, is the greatest Christian feast, refers to "the twelve" (12 main) religious holidays. He always celebrated the 50th day after the Resurrection of Christ (Easter) - in commemoration of the descent of the Holy spirit on the apostles.
Holy spirit day in 2020 from the Orthodox is celebrated on 8 June. What is this holiday what you can and cannot do in spirit day, as well as the history of the holiday, its customs and superstitions - in the material RIA Novosti.
Holy spirit day, or whit Monday is a religious holiday in the Orthodox tradition continues the celebrations in honour of the Holy Trinity. And the great feast (one of the twelve main a year) Trinity this year fell on June 7