Those of us who by the Grace of God have been raised with the dogmas of piety and who follow in everything the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church, believe that:
We – the Bishops, clergy and laity of the Russian Orthodox Autonomous Church, feel compelled to call as much attention as possible to the following statement.
His ExcellencyThe President of the Russian FederationDimitry MedvedevThe KremlinMoscow, Russia
- Your Eminence, I know that your were given the use of churches that, in reality, were just ruins, and that you restored them on your own. Is that so?
Subject: Human Rights Violations in the Russian Federation (religious persecution in contemporary Russia)
Eight years ago, Oleg Deripaska stepped in to save a crumbling Orthodox church in Manchester. Was his generosity the start of a Kremlin-backed crusade to reclaim Russia's spiritual outposts in the West? Special report by Paul Vallely
MOSCOW — The Russian Orthodox Church elected an outspoken new leader on Tuesday to succeed Patriarch Aleksy II, who led the church for nearly two decades in the post-Soviet era.
"As for me, I am already being poured out as a libation, and the time of my departure has come. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race …" (2 Tim. 4.6-7).
08 December 2008By Nabi Abdullaev / Staff Writer
On 26-27th September, 2008 the 5th Convention of the Russian International Studies Association (RISA) "World Politics: View from the Future" took place at MGIMO-University MFA Russia with more than 500 participating researchers. (...)
Local and regional officials in Russia are discriminating against religious minorities despite efforts by the central government to ensure freedom of religion, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of State.
Honorable fathers, dear brothers and sisters!
"For a good tree bringeth not forth corrupt fruit" (Luke 6:43)
Russia's Orthodox Church, despite decades of brutal repression under Soviet rule, is putting its trust in the KGB to ensure that a remarkable religious revival does not fade with the departure of President Vladimir Putin.