Posts Tagged ‘Patriarch Kirill of Moscow’

Priest who replaced ‘victory’ with ‘peace’ in prayer is defrocked

Thursday, May 18th, 2023

The ecclesiastical court of Moscow has defrocked the clergyman of St Andrew’s Church, priest John Koval, who had previously replaced the word “victory” with “peace” in a prayer, media outlet Pravmir reports. According to the outlet, the court hearing took place on 11 May. The members of the court voted unanimously. At the beginning of Read more

Blessing of homosexual couples ‘blasphemy’

Monday, March 27th, 2023

A German Cardinal covered many topics in a recent media interview – blasphemy, the pope, LGBT and the German bishops featured in Cardinal Gerhard Müller’s comments. One comment was that Pope Francis should correct and, if necessary, punish some German bishops. Müller was referring to those who have approved “heretical texts” and “proposals directly against Read more

Russian Orthodox Church ejection from World Council likely

Monday, April 11th, 2022
Rowan Williams

The Russian Orthodox Church’s use of Christian teaching to justify Russia’s war on Ukraine is leading to calls for its expulsion from the World Council of Churches (WCC). The most recent call came from former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Williams, after Patriarch Kirill of Moscow praised his country’s armed forces and claimed they were acting Read more