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Russia - The Influence of Orthodoxy

Russia - The Influence of Orthodoxy

Christening of the young Taisiya Zhukovskiy in St Petersburg at the church Uspenia. The Russian Orthodox Church is the main and semi-official religion of the Russian Federation. Orthodoxy is rebounding as a very strong influence in Russian life. Russia has celebrated the Christian faith as expressed in Eastern Orthodoxy for over a thousand years and it is deeply ingrained in Russian culture and in the hearts of many believers. In 2008 the government released findings that approximately 67% of the population call themselves as Orthodox believers. The under 30 population is swelling in what some call a "revival" of faith
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May 26, 2012
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