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HEALING OF OLD BELIEVER SCHISM STILL FAR IN THE FUTURE—MET. HILARION

June 4, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 4/6/17 It is necessary to overcome the 17th century Old Believer schism in the Russian Orthodox Church, although it will not happen anytime soon, believes Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev), head of the Synodal Department for External Church Relations, reports Interfax-Religion. The Old Believers, or Old Ritualists, separated from the Moscow Patriarchate after 1666, in […]

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Metropolitan Cornelius’ 90th birthday is celebrated in Tallinn

June 21, 2014 Featured News

Estonian Orthodox Church – Moscow Patriarchate – June 2014 The 90th birthday of Metropolitan Cornelius of Tallinn and All Estonia was celebrated in Tallinn on June 18-19, 2014. Taking part in the celebration with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia were Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow […]

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Estonia’s Prime Minister Taavi Roivas congratulates Metropolitan Cornelius of Tallinn and All Estonia on his 90th birthday

June 21, 2014 Featured News

Estonian Orthodox Church – Moscow Patriarchate – June 2014 On June 19, 2014, Metropolitan Cornelius of Tallinn and All Estonia turned 90 year old. On the eve of the celebrations, the Primate of the Estonian Orthodox Church was visited in his residence by Estonia’s Prime Minister Taavi Roivas. The prime minister congratulated Metropolitan Cornelius on […]

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Putin awards Old Believers Metropolitan

February 25, 2013 Featured News

22/2/13 On Friday, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin awarded the head of the Church of Old Believers Metropolitan Cornelius with an Order of Friendship. The Old Believers is a Christian denomination, which separated from the Russian Orthodox Church in the 17th century. This is the first time ever that a head of the Russian state awards […]

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