Skip to comments.Orthodox Church Reopens After a Century on Ship Used to Signal October Revolution [Russia]
Posted on 07/08/2018 7:07:31 PM PDT by marshmallow
An Orthodox church has reopened on the Aurora cruiser, one of the symbols of the October Revolution, which was used to signal the storming of the Winter Palace in October 1917 by firing an empty shot, reports the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.
The Church of St. Nicholas, located in the center of the ship, was restored from archival photographs and drawings. It was originally closed in 1917.
The cruiser will host regular Divine services on weekends and Church feast days.
The first Divine Liturgy in 100 years was celebrated in the church on April 15 by Archpriest Alexander Tkachenko, the Chairman of the Commission of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation for Charity, with the participation of the students of the Nakhimov Naval School and the crew of the ship.
(Excerpt) Read more at orthochristian.com ...
12 February 2016
Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), has issued a statement on behalf of the Council hailing the historic meeting of Pope Francis, pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church, and Patriarch Kirill, primate of the Russian Orthodox Church.
The two leaders met on 12 February in Havana, Cuba.
The Russian Orthodox Church is the largest member church in the WCC...”
Catch that? The Russian Orthodox Church is the largest member of the World Council of Churches!
That is all you need to know to understand that it is a sham operation. Reverend Wrights fake church United Church of Christ (UCC) is also a member. In fact, his (communist) “Liberation Theology was concocted by the KGB.
The Russians must laugh their butts off at how easily westerners can be tricked and deceived.
The Russian Orthodox Church is a member of the (communist) World Council of Churches:
From David Horowitz’s FrontPageMag.com/DiscoverTheNetworks.org:
Profile: WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES (WCC)
Long-time proponent of Liberation Theology
Infiltrated by the KGB during the Cold War
Funded Marxist insurgent groups throughout the world
Calls for capitalisms reform according to socialist principles
[lots more at link...]
From David Horowitz’s FrontPageMag.com/DiscoverTheNetworks.org:
Profile: LIBERATION THEOLOGY
...liberation theologys real creator was the Soviet Unions foreign intelligence and domestic security agency, the KGB.
Patriarch Kirill, who today heads Russian Orthodox Church, secretly worked for the KGB under the code name Mikhailov and spent some 40 years promoting liberation theology.
Ion Mihai Pacepa, the highest-ranking Soviet-bloc official ever to defect to the West, writes: Liberation theology has been generally understood to be a marriage of Marxism and Christianity.
What has not been understood is that it was not the product of Christians who pursued Communism, but of Communists who pursued Christians....
Its genesis was part of a highly classified Party/State Disinformation Program, formally approved in 1960 by KGB chairman Aleksandr Shelepin and Politburo member Aleksei Kirichenko, then the second in the party hierarchy after Nikita Khrushchev.
Adds Pacepa: In 1971, the KGB sent Kirill who had just been elevated to the rank of archimandrite to Geneva as emissary of the Russian Orthodox Church to the World Council of Churches.... Kirill/Mikhailovs main task was to involve the WCC in spreading the new liberation theology throughout Latin America.
In 1975, the KGB was able to infiltrate Kirill into the Central Committee of the WCC a position he held until he was elected patriarch of Russia, in 2009.
Not long after he joined the Central Committee, Kirill reported to the KGB: Now the agenda of the WCC [World Council of Churches] is also our agenda.
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North Korea Builds an Orthodox Church
The first-ever Russian Orthodox church will open in Pyongyang, North Korea this weekend.
Its an odd project considering that freedom of religion exists almost exclusively on paper in the closed communist country.
North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il is supposed to be a communist atheist.
So why has he made promoting the Russia Orthodox Church his latest pet project?
On August 13, the countrys first Orthodox church is to be opened in the capital city of Pyongyang.
Russian Metropolitan Bishop Kyrill, second in command within the Church after the Patriarch, will travel to Pyongyang to christen the new house of worship. ...
Christians in Russia Refuse to Stop Sharing the Gospel Despite Putins Ban on Evangelism
By Stoyan Zaimov , Christian Post Reporter
Aug 3, 2016
Christians in Russia have said they are determined to preach the Gospel and fulfill the Great Commission despite tough new laws signed by President Vladimir Putin that ban evangelism outside of churches. ...
FAITH UNDER FIRE
Russia puts lid on Christians sharing faith
Will require any sharing ... even a casual conversation, to have prior authorization from state
Activities as diverse as holding prayer meetings in homes, posting worship times on a religious communitys website, and giving a lecture on yoga have all been interpreted by police and prosecutors as missionary activity, thanks to the broad definition now enshrined in the Religion Law.
Despite a clear predominance of prosecutions brought against those who see their faith as requiring them to publicly share their beliefs, such as Protestants and Jehovahs Witnesses, people from at least 15 different religious traditions have faced charges. ...”
On 6 July 2016, President Vladimir Putin signed amendments to the Religion Law imposing harsh restrictions on the sharing of beliefs, including on where and by whom they may be shared. ...”
OMG a semi-Confederate battle flag! I’m triggered!
That is all you need to know to understand that it is a sham operation.
Well, it's not like I was looking to convert. The hats are all wrong. It's Latvian Orthodox or nothing for me.
Still, an interesting story.
Yeah. That would probably sow some confusion - on both sides:
What’s that you say, Elmo? A Russian Navy commissioning flag? What the heck ?!?!!
Bro, I kinda feel bad, like I’m triggered, ya know? But weirder. I’m nauseous. Something’s not right.
That 'outing' of the Russian Orthodox Church was intended to counter the BS that KGB/FSB Putin is now a devoted Christian. Our resident Putinistas try to get the uninformed and gullible among us to believe it.
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