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2010-08-18 17:32:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following letter was released today by the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association: August 18, 2010 Mr. Christopher O.

2010-01-27 15:24:00

DETROIT, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Established in 1910, the Annunication Greek Orthodox Cathedral located at 707 E.

2009-07-08 15:24:56

Charity concerts were held in Moscow and across Russia Wednesday to mark the country's official Day of Married Love and Family Happiness. Moscow hosted concerts, crafts and other events aimed at orphans, newlyweds and elderly couples while Orthodox churches said special prayers for the well being of families and the country, RIA Novosti reported Wednesday. The holiday coincided with the Orthodox church's Peter and Fevronia Day, named for the patron saints of married couples. The family is a...

2008-09-19 06:00:20

By John Przybys By JOHN PRZYBYS REVIEW-JOURNAL One of the premier events on Southern Nevada's festival calendar returns this weekend when the 2008 Las Vegas Greek Food Festival again unveils its unique menu of food, fun and music. The festival runs today through Sunday at St.

2007-08-20 15:02:44

Text of report by Interfax-Ukraine news agency Ki

2006-05-12 00:31:18

By Adam Tanner SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Russian Orthodox Church Abroad adopted a resolution on Thursday at a historic synod that would accept the Moscow Patriarch as its head after more than 80 years of bitter separation following the Communist revolution.

2006-05-10 20:53:59

By Adam Tanner SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Russian Orthodox Church Abroad, long exiled in the United States, votes on Thursday on whether to embrace the Moscow-based church it left after the 1917 Communist revolution.

2006-05-06 11:33:58

By Adam Tanner SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - After atheistic Communists seized power in Russia in 1917, exiles set up the Russian Orthodox church abroad, waiting for the day that worshipers could freely practice their faith back in the motherland.

2006-04-05 06:34:34

By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor PARIS (Reuters) - Pope Benedict, who has dropped his title "patriarch of the West" to boost ties with Orthodox Christians, should scrap more terms tagged to his name if he wants real progress, a senior Russian Orthodox bishop has said.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.