Friday, July 3, 2015

Quote of the Week - Patriarch Kyril

The general political direction of the [Western political] elite bears, without doubt, an anti-Christian and anti-religious character. We have been through an epoch of atheism, and we know what it is to live without God. We want to shout to the whole world, ‘Stop!'-- Patriarch Kyril of Moscow and all Russia

According to Fr. Patrick Reardon, priests in the Russian Church Abroad are no longer given blessing to sign any civil marriage documents in the United States.

1 comment:

George Patsourakos said...

The recent decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to authorize gay marriages in the entire United States was the "straw that broke the camel's back" with respect to a growing anti-Christianity in the West. To be sure, this is an extremely hard decision for the Russian Orthodox Church to accept -- in fact, a decision it probably never will accept!