Orthodox

Moscow: “third Rome” or “fourth Jerusalem”?

Source: pixabay.com; Author: jackmac34
16.02.2017

In the 16th century, a Russian monk, Filofej, coined the expression “third Rome” to emphasize the spiritual role assumed by Moscow following the fall of Constantinople (1453) and the marital union between the Grand Prince of Moscow, I

Iben Thranholm - Christianity is a common ground between the West and the East

19.01.2017

The reason why I started to get interested in Russia three years ago was because I saw that there was a huge revival of Christianity, of Orthodox faith in Russia after the Cold War when the Soviet Union collapsed. I was really unaware of this before the Pussy Riot case, where I saw that Russians absolutely would not tolerate when somebody walks into a church, into a sacred place, and acts like the girls from Pussy Riot did.

The Resurrection of the Christian Empire

15.09.2016

Christian Empire, founded in the fourth century by St Constantine the Great and then continued in the Russian Lands, was the place of special grace, of a culture that was protected from the perverted values of the apostasy of the West and the paganism of the East.