Shooting in Sakhalin church nothing short of shocking

Murdered nun Ludmila

February 2014 Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, the administrative centre of Russia’s Sakhalin region, made world news for the wrong reasons on Sunday. Stepan Komarov, a 24-year old security guard working for a bank, entered the main Orthodox Cathedral with a gun and opened fire, killing 2 and injuring 6, an incident that has left the city of 200,000 inhabitants ...

Archimandrite Feofan (Kim) will be the first Korean bishop of the ROC

Archimandrite Feofan (Kim)

On October 6, 2011 the Synod elected him to the See of Tyva Hegumen Feofan (in the world - Kim, Alexey Illarionovich) was born January 19, 1976 in Yuzhno[South]-Sakhalinsk. In 1993 he graduated from Vostochny[Eastern] Lyceum in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. In 1997 he graduated from the South Sakhalin branch of the Moscow Commercial University. In 2000 he graduated ...

Over hundred foreign missionaries came to Sakhalin in 2008

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, March 27, Interfax – Over 100 foreign citizens entered the Sakhalin Region for missionary purposes last year, the regional Information Department has told Interfax on Friday.“Mostly, they were representatives of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). There were also some Pentecostals, representatives of the Roman-Catholic and Presbyterian Churches,” the interviewee ...