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Posted inEastern Europe & Russia, Regions, Southeastern Europe

Moscow Patriarchiate Criticizes ‘Schism’ in Moldova

20 August 2002 CHISINAU, 19 August (BASA-press)–The Russian Orthodox Church has bitterly criticized the decision of Moldova’s authorities to recognize the Bessarabian Metropolitan Church, which is a branch of the Romanian Orthodox Church. Saying that the event has produced a new schism in the Orthodox world, Bishop Kiril of Smolensk and Kaliningrad, who is a […]