Roushie Orthodox Kirk

Coordinates: 55°42′40″N 37°37′45″E / 55.71111°N 37.62917°E / 55.71111; 37.62917

The Roushie Orthodox Kirk (ROC; Roushie: Ру́сская правосла́вная це́рковь, romanised: Rússkaya Pravoslávnaya Tsérkov), alternatively legally kent as the Moscow Patriarchate (Roushie: Моско́вский Патриарха́т, romanised: Moskóvskiy Patriarkhát),[4] is ane o the autocephalous Eastren Orthodox kirks, in full communion wi ither Eastren Orthodox patriarchates.

Roushie Orthodox Kirk
(Moscow Patriarchate)
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The Cathedral o Christ the Saviour in Moscow
Roushie: Храм Христа Спасителя [Khram Khrista Spasitelya]
FoonderApostle Andrew, Vladimir the Great "Baptism o Rus'" in 988[1]
Unthirldom1448, de facto in the Moscow pairt[2]
Recognition1589, bi Ecumenical Patriarchate
PrimateKirill, Patriarch o Moscow
HeadquartersDanilov Monastery, Moscow, Roushie
LeidKirk Slavonic
Members150,000,000 adherents tae Roushie Orthodoxy estimatit warldwide (2011)[3]
Bishops368
Priests32,059
Parishes30,675
Monasteries816
Wabsteidwww.patriarchia.ru

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Vladimir I – Russiapedia History and mythology Prominent Russians". Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  2. "Primacy and Synodality from an Orthodox Perspective". Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  3. Русская церковь объединяет свыше 150 млн. верующих в более чем 60 странах - митрополит Иларион Interfax.ru 2 March 2011
  4. "I. Общие положения - Русская Православная Церковь". Retrieved 5 March 2015.