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1996 News Items

Jehovah's Witnesses build in St. Petersburg
November 1996

Latvian military service law denies conscientious objectors
26 December 1996

Emigre paper cautions against legislative excess
4 September 1996

Letter writer defends Orthodox "fundamentalists"
7 December 1996

Burial of imperial family caught in bureaucracy
25 December 1996

Islamic renaissance disputed
11 December 1996

Moscow mayor supports Orthodox Serbs
26 December 1996

Nationalist newspaper raises alarm about sects
10 December 1996

Conservative Orthodox metropolitan answers liberal criticisms
16 December 1996

Criticism of plans to canonize imperial family
4 December 1996

Conservative and reformist Orthodox political unions"
11 December 1996

Proposal for "structured confessional field"
11 December 1996

Orthodoxy in Ukraine
10 December 1996

Provincial legislation against religion
26 November 1996

Hostility to nuclear arms reduction at Saint Daniel's
13 November 1996

Orthodox church uncovers relics of Saint Maxim the Greek
September 1996

Panslavism continues with Orthodox support
6 December 1996

Update on draft of religion law
29 November 1996

Orthodox deacon on sects in Russia

Efforts to honor last tsar proceed slowly
3 December 1996

Reformer priest criticizes Orthodox traditionalists
7 November 1996

Protest at caves monastery highlights Ukrainian church conflict
14 November 1996

Solovki monastery-prison remembered
22 November 1996

Soviet-type legislation threatens evangelical activity
25 November 1996

Patriarchate-state cooperation
19 November 1996

Growth and problems for Russian Muslims
28 November 1996

Public opinion on status of Russian church
28 November 1996

Metropolitan Kirill discusses church issues
28 November 1996

Lebed affirms support of, criticizes Russian Orthodoxy.
27 November 1996

Council on Relations with Religious Associations of the presidency of the Russian Federation
22 November 1996

Christ the Savior cathedral in Moscow
24 November 1996

Conference discusses Russian sectarian activity
18 October 1996

Legal right to conscientious objection in question
4 November 1996

Patriarch prays for president's health
5 November 1996

Russian politicians and churchmen collaborate
1 November 1996

Belarus president wants Orthodox state church
1 November 1996

Orthodox fundamentalism in Russia
10 October 1996

Complaint about treatment of dissident priests
22 October 1996

Criticism of political activity of Moscow patriarchate
25 October 1996

Secular newspaper revisits Metropolitan Sergius' declaration
25 October 1996

Priest protests raid on mosque
16 October 1996

Orthodox Church plans canonization of last tsar
21 October 1996

Georgian catholicos talks about relations with Moscow
8 October 1996

Alarm about proposed amendments to religion law
3 October 1996

Police raid Moscow mosque
3 October 1996

Moscow mayor stonewalls emigre church
21 September 1996

Orthodox priests minister to border guards
26 September 1996

Premier Chernomyrdin's hometown church
7 and 11 September 1996

Chinese Christian sect in Russia
5 September 1996

Information from the Moscow patriarchate
21 September 1996

Complaints about autocratic bishop in Altai
5 September 1996

American sect draws Moscow youth
6 September 1996

Continued religious conflict in West Ukraine
28 August 1996

Traditional Russian religions reviving
28 August 1996

Dissident priest continues to hound patriarch
28 August 1996

Estonian Orthodox settlement
26 August 1996

Yaroslav protestants threatened with prohibition
26 August 1996

Moscow synagogue bombed
23 August 1996

Patriarch Volodymir's grave
20 August 1996

Hints of restrictions on religion in FSU
12 Aug 1996

Dissident priest complains about government persecution
9 August 1996

Patriarchate disagrees with religious rights group
9 August 1996

Religious turmoil in Azerbaijan
2 August 1996

True Orthodox Tikhonite Christians
23 July 1996

Patriarchate and military agree
2 August 1996

Moscow patriarchate continues to lobby for changes in religion law
1 August 1996

Muslims voted for Yeltsin
25 July 1996

Religious broadcasting in Russia
20 July 1996

Prisoners of conscience in Uzbekistan
19 July 1996

Conscientious objector receives two year term
19 July 1996

Holy Synod meets Thursday
19 July 1996

Business and the church
11 July 1996

Patriarch visits Valaam monastery
15 July 1996

How believers voted
5 and 11 July 1996

Demographic analysis of voters
20 and 27 June 1996

Lebed clarifies his stance
14 July 1996

Threats to protestant churches in Muslim republics
5 and 11 July 1996

New law on religion in Russia
11 July 1996

Complaint against procommunist priests
4 July 1996

Alexander Lebed on religions in Russia
26 June 1996 

True Orthodox request assylum
21 June 1996

Agreement between Orthodox Church and Russian state
20 June 1996

Priest criticizes procommunist colleagues
13 June 1996

Current church situation in Ukraine
6 June 1996

Orthodox in western Ukraine
6 June 1996

Religious survey
6 June 1996

Religious survey
22 May 1996

Legal difficulties of True Orthodox
21 May 1996

Dmitry Dudko supports communists
30 April 1996

Customs officials seize Bibles
16 April 1996

Dissident priest exposes patriarch's KGB past
17 May 1996 


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