The Russian Orthodox
here are also split, with Moscow's flock overshadowed by the exiled Russians and their families who left the motherland after the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution and founded their own parishes in France and an influential seminary in Paris.
He said a prayer service for the victims would be held later on Sunday at the cathedral, which is the main Russian Orthodox
church in a region that includes Sakhalin and the Kurile island chain.
Through a thorough theoretical discussion of the concept and processes of secularization in Europe, the author poses important questions on the processes of secularization in Poland and Russia, particularly focusing on the close relations between the Polish Catholic Church and Russian Orthodox
Church with their respective states.
The Russian Orthodox
Church on Tuesday called for the release of two Orthodox bishops who Syrian state media said were kidnapped by an armed group in northern Syria.
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Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories (AFP) -- Russian Orthodox
Patriarch Kirill entered the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem on Saturday, an AFP correspondent said, on the second day of a historic visit to the Holy Land.
On the eve of the appeal, the Russian Orthodox
church said it would appeal for clemency if the band members repented.
The head of the Russian Orthodox
Church used a Sunday prayer service and a state TV interview to argue that the church he presides over is under attack from foes he said fear its post-Soviet revival and want to destroy its places of worship.
The husband of one of the jailed Pussy Riot punk band members -- who have been sentenced to two years in prison over a protest performance inside a Russian Orthodox
cathedral in Moscow -- says he's not surprised at their punishment, in light of the Russian government's reputation for cracking down on dissent.
Kyrgyzstan attaches great importance to the experience of the Russian Orthodox
Church, the richness of Christian culture, which is based on fundamental human values - love of neighbor, faith in God and in the future of human tolerance for the religious feelings of other people.
CLINTON - A special exhibit highlighting the Russian Orthodox
nativity opened Saturday at the Museum of Russian Icons, 203 Union St.
At the same time, the conservative Russian Orthodox
Church leadership has been proposing serious restrictions to the abortion law.