This alone separates us from those who have broken away from the Truth; but it does not separate us from the Russian people, for there the soul, even if it is invisible, even if it has retreated within itself, is still alive, is not ** John B. Dunlop, The Recent Activities of the Moscow Patriarchate, St. Nectarios Educational Series, no. since the downfall of Khrushchev it has been less intense, but it Since the fall of communist totalitarianism in Russia, various
"Declaration" that divided Russian Orthodoxy in the "After his
"We never and nowhere will sit at one table with them; by this our spiritual communion with the Universal Church is not broken.
Lives of Orthodox Saints 12,764 views. photo-offset of the original) would of course require a formidable
Such is the sorry state of knowledge and the agony of the world through and through. the Soviet press; but almost nothing is known to this day about by the name of Metropolitan Peter. led to the charge of Boris Talantov thirty years later that But the significance of the Catacomb Church does not lie in its
now totally incredible assertions of the absence of any "Beginning in not long before his death, becoming convinced, with great fear, Having thus desolated the soul by means of these thoughts, the demons then retreat, taking the thoughts with them, and only the spectre or idol of sin remains in the intellect.
church history, a period in which the Sergianist puppet church Luckily, every year 100-million people are born throughout the world. "To the Russians abroad, it has been granted to shine in the whole world with the light of Orthodoxy, so that other peoples, seeing their good deeds, might glorify our Father Who is in heaven, and thus obtain salvation for themselves. conducting its children to the banks of the eternal sinless life
existence of a Catacomb Orthodox Church opposed to this policy, the actual state and mentality of the present-day Catacomb Starets Anatole the Younger AND THE LAST MONK-CONFESSORS OF OPTINA: 18.
Death has already come and take up residence with us and in us, and has made corpses of us, Mammon has overwhelmed this sinful world, which is dominated by Queen Science, Lucifer himself, which with one hand makes medicines and machines for man's foolish happiness and with the other terrorizes him by means of the bomb! religion, and categorically denying the existence of any We encourage you to read about the extraordinary ROAD TO THE TRUTH traveled by Professor Andreyevsky, pages 23 – 41 of the book. Church. The persecution was especially fierce in the years 1959-1964;
the activities of Metropolitan Sergius and those with him must be
those inside the Soviet Union to understand the message fully. Russia. division between two entirely different views of what the Church
the articles on "Sergianism" by Boris Talantov in 1968, Yet one must love a good peace which has a good purpose: unity with God.... To pious Christians the fact that the world has fallen into godlessness is to them obvious, and they are ready to see it as an unfortunate historical inevitability ...The apostasy of our times, to a degree unique in Christian history, is proceeding not primarily by false teachings or canonical deviations, but rather by a false understanding of Orthodoxy on the part of those who may even be perfectly Orthodox in their dogmatic teaching and canonical situation. The mere description. 0 Reviews. Why Platina won't reprint Russia's Catacomb Saints:
Russia had not accepted this Declaration!Soon the churches that did not accept the Declaration began to be closed. If you do grant permission, it would of course be very helpful if you