IN THE LAND OF MYSTERIOUS BLACK JERUSALEM

IN THE LAND OF MYSTERIOUS BLACK JERUSALEM
Coptic female pilgrims reading the bible in Lalibela rock-hewn church, Ethiopia

Black Jerusalem is the name given to Lalibela, the ancient northern capital of Abyssinia and monastic city. Due to its eleven cave churches concealed in the volcanic rock, the place…

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A RUSSIAN CHRISTMAS EVE SOMEWHAT SPECIAL

A RUSSIAN CHRISTMAS EVE SOMEWHAT SPECIAL
Bishop Nestor of Chersonesus celebrating Russian Christmas in the Church of the Three Holy HIerarchs in Paris, France

We are on the 6th of January 2012. This is the Russian Christmas Eve for Orthodox Russians who follow the Julian calendar. Pictures taken in January 2012

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