The Constitution provides for freedom of religion; however, the Government restricted this right in practice.
"Portal-Credo.Ru": Please tell us what the Knowledge Day (September 1) become for you?
By JEFFREY GOLD, Associated Press Writer Sat Sep 8, 3:44 AM ET
A youth organization "Free radicals" organized a picket in front of Academy of Sciences of Russia headquarters. The picket took place on July, 31 from 19 to 20 hours, correspondent of "Portal-Credo.Ru" reports.
"Portal-Credo.Ru": Recently TV channel TVZ featured a telecast about Russian Orthodox Autonomous Church, to which you belong as a clergyman. This telecast has been strongly negative. What can you say about it?
Your Eminence, dear brothers and sisters in Christ our God and Saviour,
Hindu temples and religious groups in the US are ''reeling from visa denials'' resulting in shortage of temple priests and stalled temple construction projects, a Hindu group has said in an affidavit seeking changes to US immigration rules.
Regarding the division which occurred in our Russian Orthodox Church Abroad, I would like to provide a brief clarification on the nature of the transpired event.
By NADIA KIZENKOWall Street Journal, May 25, 2007; Page W13
May 5/18, 2007Memory of the Great Martyr Irina
Dear in Christ friends and benefactors of our monastery! Christ is Risen!
Beloved brethren and dearly beloved children in Christ,
Russian police arrested twelve Falun Gong practitioners who were holding a peaceful appeal in front of the Chinese embassy in Moscow on Saturday, March 24, ahead of Chinese leader Hu Jintao's visit.
This is an appeal by the family of Aslan Maskhadov, President of the Chechen Republic Ichkeria, killed by the Russian secret services on 8 March 2005 in the Chechen village of Dojkur-Evl (Tolstoj-Yurt).