» 05/24/2008, 00.00
First priestly ordination for the new archbishop of Moscow
Today in Saint Petersburg Mgr Paolo Pezzi will ordain Deacon Nikolaj Vojtechovič. The young man comes from Mary, Queen of the Apostles Seminary, which is headed by the bishop himself.
Saint Petersburg: the first Corpus Domini procession in 93 years
The last celebration was held in 1918. The city’s mayor granted permission for the procession, which will be led by Mgr Paolo Pezzi, archbishop of Moscow. Catholics will walk along Nevsky Prospekt, the main thoroughfare in the former capital.
25/03/2008 RUSSIA - VATICAN
Presented today in Moscow, Spe Salvi in Russian
The ceremony which will take place in the “Library of the Spirit”, will be addressed by Catholic Archbishop Paolo Pezzi and Fr. Vladimir Shmalij, secretary of the of the Synod Theological Commission of the Orthodox Patriarchate.
04/07/2017 18:31:00 RUSSIA
People queue up for kilometres to see the relics of Saint Nicholas, a long wait and sudden joy
Believer can wait up 8-9 hours to kiss the relics of the saint of Bari. On 12 July, it will move to St Petersburg. Waiting and pilgrimage are in the soul of Russian culture.
Politkovskaia funeral turns into silent anti-Putin protest
Russian journalists and foreign correspondents pay tribute to the slain journalist. Her death will be discussed during the Russian president's meeting with the German chancellor. First indications show she was murdered by a group of five people after a long stakeout.
Dinajpur: dozens of extremists raid seminary, attacking rector and some students
A mob of about sixty people attacked the building, violently beating Fr. Uzzal and some seminarians. Previously they had attacked a tribal Catholic village, stealing cows, goats, utensils. And threatened to burn homes. On June 5, the parish of Tumilia under attack.
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