Daily Archives: July 17, 2011

The Icons that Canonized the Holy Royal Martyrs

The 17th of July (July 4 in the Old Calendar) marks the anniversary and feast day of Holy Passion-Bearer Tsar Nicholas II and his family. Russia’s last royal family are universally recognized in the Orthodox Church as saints worthy of … Continue reading

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