Orthodox Christians Celebrate Christmas

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Bulgaria: Orthodox Christians Celebrate Christmas Photo by RIA Novosti.

Tens of thousands of people have flocked to churches across Russia Tuesday, January 7, in celebration of the major Christian holiday Christmas.

While churches that espoused the Gregorian calendar - including the Catholic Church and the protestant churches - are celebrating Christmas on December 25, many Christian Orthodox churches are marking the feast according to the Julian calendar.

Those include the Orthodox Churches of Jerusalem, Russia, Ukraine, Serbia, Macedonia and Georgia, among others.

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates the birth of Christ on December 25.

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Yane - 10 Jan 2014 // 00:42:47

On and on it goes, likewise the western media blackout.


sa-sha - 8 Jan 2014 // 13:59:41

....and also: "All human life is precious, for it has been purchased by the Incarnation, Life, Death and
Resurrection of the Only-begotten Son of God. All of this compels us to relate with special
reverence and attention to every person, no matter how different he or she may be from us" /from Christmas Message of His Holiness Patriarch KIRILL of All Russia/

Do compare: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKf5N9UAcoI /1:00-1:55/: "Russia is an enemy"; /2:55-3:20/: "Brothers, The Great Islamic Halifat promised by Allah is already on the way"(October 15,2013, Muslim Kurban Bairam, a Mosque in Moscow)

Father Patriarch, the more tolerant You are, the more agressive those animals are. Let me ask, Father: what if to correct something in Your stance.....before it is too late?

sa-sha - 8 Jan 2014 // 10:50:51

Those rabid hinnies call themselves "faithful Muslims"...Their "faith" is hatred to other religions. Islam only. If they are "tolerant to infidels", in all countries, it is only because they have not enough power. But as soon as they get stronger.........have a look at Kosovo. Special thanks to Western "Democracy".......Once again: Kosovo is not the
exclusion, it is a rule, it is the clear warning for all of us, "infidels". The modern Islam in its modern edition with its
modern leaders is merely incompatible with Tolerance and Respect to other ways of life, to other faiths.

Yane - 8 Jan 2014 // 03:03:44

Some tried to celebrate...

Ofc nobody was arrested and got punishment, it's always the same story.

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