The Russian Orthodox church was further weakened in 1922, when the Renovated Church, a reform movement supported by the Soviet government, seceded from Patriarch Tikhons church, restored a Holy Synod to power,
Mar 30, 2017 The role of the Russian Orthodox Church has transformed young men from a Russian Orthodox activist group that calls itself the Forty Forties movement.
The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC; Russian: , tr. Rsskaya pravoslvnaya tsrkov), alternatively legally known as the Moscow Patriarchate (Russian: , tr. Moskvskiy patriarkht), is one of the autocephalous Eastern Orthodox churches, in full communion with other Eastern
He also called on politicians and ordinary citizens to unite and stop the movement Orthodox Patriarch warns of approaching end Russian Orthodox Church
Sep 07, 2014 The Russian Orthodox Church has denied supporting separatist turmoil in Ukraine, but after rebels seized Slovyansk, evidence accumulated of close ties
Mar 01, 2017 When Anna Kuzeva became pregnant with her second child, she was terrified. With no home, money or family in Moscow, she
The Russian Orthodox Church is leading the antiabortion charge. In January 2015, Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, gave a speech in
The Orthodox Church and the public are very concerned about abortions today, said Studenikina. Across Russia, the prolife movement, which espouses nationalist and Orthodox values, is growing in influence and is embraced both by religious groups and government agencies.