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Russian Old Believers Seek Rehabilitation – Part IV

Dear Readers: Today I conclude my 4-part series on the Russian Old Believers, based on this story  in VZGLIAD.  Recall that Old Believer Moscow Metropolitan Kornily (=Father Cornelius) met with Russian President Vladimir Putin – gasp!  It turns out that … Continue reading

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Russian Old Believers Seek Rehabilitation – Part III

Dear Readers: Today I continue my story based on this piece in VZGLIAD, about the meeting between Father Kornily (Latin Cornelius), Old Believer Metropolitan of Moscow and All-Rus (всея Руси). Kornily, at his press conference, stressed the historical significance of … Continue reading

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Russian Old Believers Seek Rehabilitation – Part II

Dear Readers: Today I resume my story on the Russian Old Believers, based on this piece in the VZGLIAD newspaper. As we learned last time, the great Schism in the Russian Orthodox Church occurred in the mid 1600’s.  Since that … Continue reading

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Russian Old Believers Seek Rehabilitation – Part I

Dear Readers: Today I found a story which will be of interest to those studying Russian history.  The authors are Yury Zainashev, Mikhail Moshkin, and Marina Baltacheva. The lede is that a historic meeting took place between Russian President Vladimir … Continue reading

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