Schism

Patriarch Kirill Military Holy Russia Russkii Mir

Patriarch Kirill: there are no Ukrainians, only ‘peoples of Holy Russia’

The Russian Patriarch delivered a sermon on Sunday in the Cathedral of the Armed Forces, just outside Moscow, which isn't so much an Orthodox cathedral as a temple to the cult of the new post-Soviet civil religion, as has been…
reformation 500

Reformation 500: we are all Protestants now

‘Reformation’ is an awkward word; so, of course, is ‘Protestant’. Both terms convey a sense of theological unity or ecclesial uniformity wrapped in a righteous evangelical zeal, when, in fact,…