Christianity in Russia
Christians in Russia constitute by some estimates the largest religion of the country, with nearly 50% of the population identifying as Christian. The largest tradition is the Russian Orthodox Church....
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Old Believers
In the context of Russian Orthodox church history, the Old Believers, or Old Ritualists (Russian: старове́ры or старообря́дцы, starovyery or staroobryadtsy) separated after 1666 from the official ...
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Russian Catholic Church
The Russian Greek Catholic Church (Russian: Российская греко-католическая церковь, Rossiyskaya greko-katolicheskaya tserkov) is a Byzantine Rite church sui juris in full union with the Catholic Ch...
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Persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses
Throughout Jehovah's Witnesses' history, their beliefs, doctrines, and practices have engendered controversy and opposition from local governments, communities, and religious groups.Many Christian den...
Russian Bible Society
Russian Bible Society (Russian: Российское Библейское Общество) is a Christian non-denominational organization for translating and distributing the books of the Old Testament and New Testament and...
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Russia
As of January 1, 2011, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 19,946 members in 13 districts, 116 branches, and 8 missions in Russia.
A brief history can be found at LDS Newsroom...
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Doukhobor
The Doukhobors or Dukhobors (Russian: Духоборы, Dukhobory, earlier Dukhobortsy, Russian: Духоборцы; literally "Spirit-Wаrriors of Christ") are a Spiritual Christian religious group of Russian ...
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Protestantism in Russia
Protestants in Russia constitute between 0.5 and 1.5% (i.e. 700,000 - 2 million adherents) of the overall population of the country. By 2004, there were 4,435 registered Protestant societies represent...
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Starets
A starets (Russian: стáрец, fem. стáрица) is an elder of a Russian Orthodox monastery who functions as venerated adviser and teacher. Elders or spiritual fathers are charismatic spiritual leaders ...
Peter Vasilevich Verigin
Peter Vasilevich Verigin (Russian: Пётр Васильевич Веригин) often known as Peter "the Lordly" Verigin (July 12 [O.S. June 29] 1859 - October 29, 1924) was a Russian philosopher, ...
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St. Nicholas Orphanage
St. Nicholas Orphanage (Russian: Детский дом "Приют св. Николая") is the only Catholic orphanage in Siberia and the only non-state orphanage in this region of Russia. It was founded in Novosibirsk in ...
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Herman of Alaska
Saint Herman of Alaska (Russian: Преподобный Герман Аляскинский, c. 1750s – November 15, 1836) was a Russian Orthodox monk and missionary to Alaska, which was then part of Russian America. His gentle ...
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Union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists of Russia
The Union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists of Russia is part of the large family of Evangelical Christian Baptists, a Protestant evangelical movement which began in the Russian Empire, in the midst ...
Sergius of Radonezh
Venerable Sergius of Radonezh (Russian: Се́ргий Ра́донежский, Sergii Radonezhsky; 14 May 1314 – 25 September 1392), also transliterated as Sergey Radonezhsky or Serge of Radonezh, was a spiritual ...
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Pope Pius XII
Pope Pius XII, born Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli ([euˈdʒɛnjo maˈria dʒuˈzɛppe dʒoˈvanni paˈtʃɛlli]; 2 March 1876 – 9 October 1958), reigned from 2 March 1939 to his death in 1958. Be...
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