The Russian Orthodox church was further weakened in 1922, when the Renovated Church, a reform movement supported by the Soviet government, seceded from Patriarch Tikhon's church, restored a Holy Synod to power,
About a dozen conservative Russian Orthodox protesters have prayed outside St. Petersburg's famed Mariinsky Theater to protest the showing of a film depicting an
A Russian Orthodox Church spokesman has called for Russia's faithful to replace the current tired, corrupt and cynical political elite with devout leadership, news site Lenta. ru news portal reported on Sunday.
The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC; Russian: this action as a throwback to prior attempts by the Vatican to proselytize the Russian Orthodox faithful to become
Russian Patriarch Kirill's flock includes some believers in exSoviet republics including Ukraine and Belarus and is the largest in Orthodox Christianity. The Georgian, Serbian, and Jerusalem Orthodox churches, as well as rival churches in Ukraine, are among Orthodox and Eastern Rite churches that celebrate Christmas on January 7, using the
News InterOrthodox relations Message by the Holy Episcopal Council to the Clergy, Monks and Nuns and All Faithful Children of the Russian Orthodox Church
Faithful Return from Exile Russia Woos Orthodox Sect to Repopulate Siberia Not many people want to live in the isolated tracts of Siberia, where temperatures can fall to minus 40. But for the Old Believers, members of an offshoot of the Russian Orthodox Church who were persecuted by the Soviets, it's paradise.
NEW YORK: 13 April 2016. Communication of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia to the Clerics and Faithful. To the Very Reverend and
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