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Appeal for New Dioceses in Primorye Made
« on: June 24, 2011, 01:32:49 PM »
'During the meeting [between Patriarch Cyril, Governor Sergey M. Darkin of Primorye, and Archbishop Benjamin of Vladivostok] the status of church life and church-state relations in Primorye were also discussed. Archbishop Benjamin appealed to His Holiness Patriarch Cyril to form from the Eparchy of Vladivostok and the Maritimes two [new] eparchies.'

I feel like I read somewhere recently that less than half of Siberia and the Russian Far East identifies as Orthodox now, but this discusses how well the Church in Primorye (the Maritime/Primorskiy Territory) is doing vis-a-vis engaging with community organizations and the youth...
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Re: Appeal for New Dioceses in Primorye Made
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2011, 04:19:13 PM »
Praying for them  :angel: