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2001 News Items

Muslims disagree over pope's visit to Russia
December 27, 2001

Orthodox church wins exception on identification numbers
December 27, 2001

Catholic archbishop criticizes Russian law
December 20, 2001

Jewish cemetery attacked
December 20, 2001

Ethnic intolerance supported by Orthodox diocese
December 19, 2001

Reasons for pursuing Jehovah's Witnesses
December 18, 2001

Violations of religious freedom increasing in Russia
December 11, 2001

Russian national forum discusses terrorism
December 14, 2001

Prospects for legal protection of conscientious objectors dim
December 11, 2001

Moscow authorities resist Pentecostals
December 11, 2001

Putin's interest in religion
December 15, 2001

Putin declares support for Islam
December 17, 2001

Communists do not accept European court decision on Moldovan church
December 14, 2001

Icon enters controversy over pope's visit to Russia
December 12, 2001

Busy Fr Dimitry Smirnov interviewed
December 7, 2001

Salvation Army loses appeal in Moscow
December 6, 2001

Moscow politicians support Orthodoxy in schools
December 5, 2001

Archimandrite Tikhon's real influence with Putin questioned
December 11, 2001

Putin's confessor interviewed
December 8, 2001

Anti-Jehovah's Witnesses attorney explains case
November 28, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses' attorney criticizes trial
November 28, 2001

Ukrainian president asks patriarch for autonomy for Ukrainian church
November 23, 2001

Patriarch thanks rich patrons
November 30, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses face whole new trial in Moscow
November 29, 2001

Foreign church cautious about reunification
November 29, 2001

Moscow Jehovah's Witnesses trial postponed again
November 26, 2001

Patriarch encourage hopes of reunion
November 23, 2001

Metropolitan Kirill praised by often critical newspaper
November 20, 2001

Georgian situation tense over kidnapping of monks
November 22, 2001

Fascist priest won parishioners' hearts
November 21, 2001

Variety of views on foreign church dispute
November 19, 2001

Jehovah's Witness wins case for conscientious objection
November 16, 2001

Ukrainian minister wants Orthodox churches united
November 21, 2001

European deputies to discuss Salvation Army plight
November 21, 2001

Duma deputy discusses Estonian church conflict with Turkish legislatiors, patriarch
November 20, 2001

New defense of Fr Kochetkov
November 14, 2001

Patriarch answers ROCOR accusations
November 9, 2001

Metropolitan Filaret wants return of soviet religion council
November 9, 2001

Psychiatric assessment of ROCOR's Vitaly
November 9, 2001

Schism threatens in foreign church
November 7, 2001

Government working group takes up changes in religion law
November 6, 2001

Patriarch criticizes ROCOR intransigence
November 6, 2001

Alternative Orthodoxy under attack
November 6, 2001

Resistance to rights of conscientious objectors
November 5, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses trial focuses on biblical interpretation
November 6, 2001

ROCOR refuses to meet MP part way
October 29,2001

Resistance to reunification in Russian church
November 2, 2001

USA accused of using sects to destroy Russia
October 31, 2001

Moscow Jehovah's Witnesses back in court
November 1, 2001

American government praises Putin's religion policy
October 29, 2001

Moscow patriarchate woos Russian emigres
October 25, 2001

Estonian situation studied by Council of Europe
October 26, 2001

Foreign missionaries in Russia criticized
October 26, 2001

Pentecostals claim to be traditional Russian religion
October 23, 2001

Antiterrorism mood may threaten foreign missions inside Russia
October 24, 2001

Russian Catholics harassed by bureaucratic foot-dragging
October 25, 2001

Religious conscientious objection recognized
October 25, 2001

Patriarchate rebuts Catholic leader
October 24, 2001

Pseudoreligious cult of Lenin still nurtured
October 20, 2001

Orthodox church commemorates terrorism victims
October 22, 2001

Old Believers accept taxpayer identification numbers
October 22, 2001

Non-Orthodox religions complain about difficulties in Russia
October 18, 2001

Ukrainian cossacks promote Orthodoxy
October 19, 2001

Majority of Russians want pope to visit
October 18, 2001

Estonian religion law before Council of Europe
October 17, 2001

Baptist leader fears second-class status
October 10, 2001

Russian protestants concerned about restrictions
October 10, 2001

Russian Muslim leader criticizes US bombing
October 12, 2001

Patriarch Alexis complains about Constantinople's actions in Ukraine
October 9, 2001

Moscow patriarchate approaches rival Russian church
October 8, 2001

Death of courageous Orthodox hierarch
October 3, 2001

White Brotherhood sect surviving
October 5, 2001

Metropolitan Kirill says church needs money
October 5, 2001

Tenth anniversary for Salvation Army
October 5, 2001

Orthodox church having problems getting former buildings
October 4, 2001

Patriarch still miffed at pope
October 5, 2001

Head of Russian Muslims interviewed
October 3, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses await court date
September 29, 2001

Despite ban, Salvation Army celebrates in Moscow
October 2, 2001

Protestants look toward national alliance
October 1, 2001

Deputy prime minister meets with religious leaders
September 28, 2001

Muslim leaders against terrorism
September 28, 2001

New Estonian president may help Orthodox
September 28, 2001

Orthodox church repeats counsel of moderation
September 24, 2001

Metropolitan Kirill cautions against unwise retaliation
September 20, 2001

Metropolitan Kirill approves military action against terrorists
September 18, 2001

Jehovah's Witness acquitted in illegal religious activity case
September 18, 2001

Salvation Army prepares to appeal
September 13, 2001

Russian Muslims denounce attacks on America
September 13, 2001

Speculation over consequences of banning Moscow Salvation Army
September 11, 2001

Moscow city government still fights Salvation Army
September 12, 2001

Orthodox church denounces terrorism in USA
September 12, 2001

Patriarch reviews relations with Russian leaders
September 3, 2001

Estonian prime minister replies to patriarch
September 6, 2001

Less than ten percent of Russians religious
September 7, 2001

Dalai-lama may visit Russia next year
September 7, 2001

Metropolitan Valentin indicted
September 7, 2001

Russia denies visa for Buddhist leader
September 3, 2001

Report on Georgian religious violence release
August 29, 2001

Patriarch Alexis marks 40 years as bishop
September 3, 2001

Interviews with leaders of three Ukrainian Orthodox churches
August 31, 2001

Patriarch greets new school year
September 1, 2001

Salvation Army awaits European court ruling
September 2, 2001

Orthodox bishop criticized by abbot
August 31, 2001

"Alternative" Orthodox church leader under fire
August 31, 2001

Armenian Jehovah's Witnesses trial drags on
August 27, 2001

No bullfights in Moscow
August 27, 2001

Greek and Ukrainian Orthodox leaders celebrate together
August 27, 2001

Blow to possible reunion in Russian Orthodoxy
August 24, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses seek European support
August 24, 2001

Ukrainian president declares independent Orthodox church
August 23, 2001

Patriarch's visit from the president
August 22, 2001

Patriarch promotes ecological responsibility
August 22, 2001

President continues visitation of Orthodox sacred sites
August 21, 2001

Patriarch and president visit Orthodox historic landmark
August 20, 2001

Sectarians active east of the Urals
August 15, 2001

Putin visits church historical sites
August 17, 2001

Estonian church worse off than in soviet times
August 16, 2001

Orthodox church with power elite
August 13, 2001

Patriarch attends to new churches in company of power elite
August 15, 2001

Prayer aids criminal investigation
August 16, 2001

Reporter investigates satanists in Petersburg suburbs
August 7, 2001

Problems for Jewish community in Tatar region
August 13, 2001

Violence against protestants in southern Russia
August 13, 2001

Chinese sect in Moscow
August 13, 2001

Stalinist antisemitism recalled
August 11, 2001

Moscow patriarch cannot visit Ukraine in August
August 9, 2001

Orthodox priests denied entry to Estonia
August 10, 2001

Orthodox-protestant clash in southern Russia
August 10, 2001

Tula provincial government helps Orthodox church
August 9, 2001

Pentecostal pacifist wins in court
August 10, 2001

Jehovah's Witness believer found guilty
August 9, 2001

Russian presidential administration patronizes Orthodox evangelism
August 9, 2001

Alexis expresses solidarity with Orthodox Serbs
August 7, 2001

Ukrainian schismatics angry with President Kuchma
August 8, 2001

Indian government objects to negative publicity for Russian Krishna followers
August 8, 2001

Voronezh Pentecostals overcome obstacles to acquire church
August 8, 2001

Increased state regulation of religion in Azerbaijan
August 8, 2001

Moscow patriarch intercedes with Estonian government
August 8, 2001

Rabbi doubts antisemitism in Russia
August 7, 2001

Orthodox church acknowledges tsarist naval commander a saint
August 7, 2001

Catholics seek replacement for building destroyed under Khrushchev
August 3, 2001

Charges of church's antisemitism disputed
August 3, 2001

Ukrainian Greek Catholics expanding
July 30, 2001

Council of Europe seeks information about Estonian situation
August 1, 2001

Patriarchate spokesman views current church situation
July 30, 2001

Lutherans seek return of historic church building
August 1, 2001

Jehovah's Witness evangelist killed
July 31, 2001

"Protocols of elders of zion" distributed in Ekaterinburg diocese
August 1, 2001

Georgian Jehovah's Witnesses appeal for protection
July 24, 2001

Holy Synod criticizes Constantinople
July 21, 2001

Controversy over Moscow patriarch's Ukrainian visit
July 25, 2001

Salvation Army continues legal fight
July 23, 2001

Estonian government presses Orthodox church to register
July 23, 2001

Orthodox critics appeal to bishops
July 26, 2001

Ukrainian Orthodoxy divided
July 30, 2001

Antisemitism and Orthodoxy
July 29, 2001

Moscow patriarchate claims Salvation Army buys souls
July 9, 2001

Moscow official at center of Salvation Army storm
July 28, 2001

Salvation Army appeals to European court
July 28, 2001

Moscow Salvation Army to be liquidated
July 25, 2001

Islamic extremism discussed in Moscow
June 29, 2001

International attention to Estonian problem
June 28, 2001

Russian parliament criticizes Estonian authorities
June 27, 2001

Antiecumenical priests punished
June 28, 2001

Russian newspaper bitter over pope's visit
June 26, 2001

Pope in Lvov
June 27, 2001

Russian newspapers challenge Moscow patriarchate's fears
June 26, 2001

Patriarch cultivates relations with Belorussia
June 27, 2001

Moscow objects to Constantinople's support of schismatics
June 25, 2001

Pope meets with uncanonical Orthodox leaders
June 25, 2001

Moscow patriarchate takes Estonian question to international forum
June 26, 2001

Russian politicians enter Estonian Orthodox dispute
June 21, 2001

Patriarch expresses displeasure even as pope's visit begins
June 23, 2001

Ukrainian Orthodox churches reach agreement
June 24, 2001

Catholic leader in Moscow stirs dispute
June 22, 2001

Bishop Mitrofan declares a unilateral ceasefire in Ukraine
June 22, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses win court appeal
June 19, 2001

Pope to arrive in Ukraine on weekend
June 18, 2001

English translation of framework for state policy on religion
June 14, 2001

Tensions among Catholics over pope's Ukrainian trip
June 16, 2001

All Russian Saints' Day; religious journalism; Ukrainian Orthodoxy
June 17, 2001

Patriarchal representative challenges Kochetkov
June 14, 2001

Document outlines Russia's religion policy
June 14, 2001

Patriarch Alexis interviewed by Italian magazine
June 14, 2001

Resolution of Kochetkov case may be getting close
June 12, 2001

Moscow takes on sects
June 1, 2001

Media manipulation in Kochtekov case
May 30, 2001

Patriarch marks anniversary of election
June 10, 2001

Politicians keep Estonian dispute in public eye
June 8, 2001

Kazakh religions differ over new law
June 6, 2001

Famed soviet eye surgeon commemorated by Orthodox chapel
June 4, 2001

Patriarch restates opposition to pope's visit
June 4, 2001

Church pushes revival of Russian empire
June 4, 2001

Emigre theologian defends Fr Kochetkov
September 13, 2000

Moscow's position on Ukrainian situation
June 1, 2001

Metropolitan Kirill views European Union
May 31, 2001

Orthodox keep up public resistance to pope's visit
May 31, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses among "most dangerous sects"
June 1, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses win Kazakh case
May 31, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses lose Moscow case
May 31, 2001

Catholic-Orthodox tensions in Russia, Ukraine
May 29, 2001

Presidential council reviews religious situation
May 29, 2001

Mormons' newly occupied church shut down
May 29, 2001

Prosecutor dogs Jehovah's Witnesses
May 29, 2001

Influence of foreign protestants in Russia
May 29, 2001

Catholics speak out
May 29, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses win reprieve in Kazakhstan
May 28, 2001

UNESCO journal studies religious diversity in Russia
May 28, 2001

Orthodox church was not tool of soviet aggression in Estonia
May 26, 2001

First patriarch to visit Azerbaijan
May 27, 2001

"Weekly ritual" of anti-Jehovist violence
May 25, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses publish rebuttal
May 25, 2001

Catholics review accomplishments of ten years
May 25, 2001

Estonian stand-off; archbishop proposes resolution
May 23, 2001

Catholic-Orthodox relations
May 24, 2001

Hostility to taxpayer numbers continues
May 23, 2001

Russian antisemitism in evidence
May 23, 2001

Harassment of protestants in Georgia and Belarus
May 14, 2001

Orthodox church seeks to win youth
May 15, 2001

Estonian church conflict
May 23, 2001

Political opposition to papal Ukrainian trip
May 22, 2001

Orthodox youth congress concludes
May 21, 2001

Fr Kochetkov refutes opponents
May 21, 2001

New Mormon church; Jehovah's Witnesses in Kazakhstan; Estonian Orthodox refused legal status; Resettlement of Dukhobors; Catholics mark tenth anniversary
May 22, 2001

Patriarch gets wish for university theology department
May 19, 2001

Attempt to liquidate sect dismissed
May 18, 2001

Old Believers criticize Moscow patriarchate's relations with government
May 21, 2001

Demonstrations in Kiev
May 21, 2001

Armenian church conflict in Moscow
May 18, 2001

Anti-Russian violence in Ukraine
May 18, 2001

Fr Kochetkov's opponents object
May 17, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses protest discriminatory law
May 17, 2001

John Paul II's Ukrainian itinerary
May 17, 2001

Transdnestria; Russian-American Christian University; papal visit; Jewish congress
May 17, 2001

Pope's Ukrainian visit nears
May 16, 2001

Georgian Jehovah's Witnesses attacked again
May 16, 2001

Father Kochetkov defended
May 16, 2001

Father Kochetkov's defense to theological commission
May 15, 2001

Controversial priest denies he is heretic
May 14, 2001

Anti-pope demonstration leader arrested
May 14, 2001

Armenian dispute; Vissarion sect; Orthodox Youth Congress
May 14, 2001

Priest murdered; Catholics; patriarch and media; against tax numbers
May 14, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses lose court case
May 14, 2001

Jesuits; Jehovah's Witnesses; anti-papal action
May 12, 2001

Protest against pope; conflict in church schools in Petersburg and Moldova
May 11, 2001

Congress of Orthodox Youth set for Sunday
May 9, 2001

Ukraine; Moscow "Wailing Wall;" Putin receives church leaders
May 8, 2001

District executive restricts Orthodox presence in Victory Day celebration
May 8, 2001

Pope not invited to Russia; Old Believers; Baptist church arson; Azerbaijan
May 8, 2001

Moscow complains about Estonian policy
May 7, 2001

Court orders reregistration of Unification Church
May 5, 2001

Greek archbishop to Moscow; patriarch reserved about pope's repentance
May 6, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses beaten in Georgia
May 3, 2001

Anti-extremism; Mrs. Putin attends service; patriarch; pope; conscientious objector
May 3, 2001

Estonian church appeals registration refusal
April 28, 2001

Chechnia; Krishna consciousness; Orthodox-Lutheran dialogue
April 29, 2001

Estonian Orthodox church refused registration
April 26, 2001

Disagreement over Ecumenical Charter of European churches
April 27, 2001

Opposition to non-Orthodox religions; church arson
April 26, 2001

Court victory for Unification Church
April 27, 2001

"Eurasia" movement; Religious education
April 25, 2001

Liberal columnist celebrates Jehovah's Witnesses victory
March 27, 2001

"Eurasia" movement organizes
April 22, 2001

Denial of legal registration excused
April 11, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses; Eurasia movement; Ukraine
April 21, 2001

Chief rabbi of Russia; Moscow-Constantinople talks; Murdered priest; Orthodox pro-life
April 20, 2001

Ukrainian Metropolitan Vladimir talks with president
April 11, 2001

Change in Paschal calender would cause schism
April 13, 2001

Protestant clergy have difficulty cooperating
April 13, 2001

Conscientious objector released; Church restoration, Alexis greets pope, conducts liturgy; Belorussia
April17, 2001

Patriarchal veto on pope's Russian visit
April14, 2001

Continuing quest for practical church-state relationship
April11, 2001

Tatarstan conflict; Easter observance; politicians at services
April13, 2001

Patriarch sees pope's Ukraine visit "purely political"
April11, 2001

Contemporary paganism unhistorical
April10, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses; pagan temple; St. Petersburg monastery; Lenten fasting; papal visit; religion experts; Muslim extremists in Kirgizia
April11, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses win case in central Russian city
April 5, 2001

Siberian Catholics
April 6, 2001

Religious voices for and against NTV
April 9, 2001

Decision in favor of Jehovah's Witnesses
April 5, 2001

Metropolitan Kirill asks for state financial support
March 27, 2001

Patriarch wants state financial support for church
April 6, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses; Orthodox social doctrine; tax exemption of religious objects; Ukraine; NTV takeover
April 6, 2001

Privileged position of Georgian Orthodox church
April 4, 2001

Alexis and Catholics; president's address; Kazakhstan; interreligious friction and concord
April 4, 2001

Views on investigation of Kochetkov
March 28, 2001

Charges against Kochetkov
March 28, 2001

Kochetkov supporters abstain from public debate
April 2, 2001

Ex-priest defends Muslims
April 2, 2001

Pope's visit to Ukraine
April 2, 2001

Pope's Ukrainian visit still hot topic
March 31, 2001

Georgia privileges Orthodox
March 30, 2001

Orthodox and sectarians; Pope and Ukraine; Patriarch and president; Constantinople and Ukraine; Geoergian state and church
March 30, 2001

Presentation monastery in Moscow
March 30, 2001

New attacks on Jehovah's Witnesses
March 28, 2001

Georgian Supreme Court did not outlaw Jehovah's Witnesses
March 16, 2001

Jewish leader "insulted"
March 27, 2001

Orthodox nationalists demonstrate in Moscow
March 28, 2001

Moscow takes Estonian question to European Union
March 27, 2001

Moscow refocuses Estonian question
March 26, 2001

Pentecostal church vandalized
March 26, 2001

Catholic bishop says he was misquoted
March 23, 2001

Catholics of Russia and Kazakhstan
March 22, 2001

Church-state relations in Russia
March 22, 2001

Nikita Struve
March 21, 2001

Easter observance; Moon group; Presidential council on religion; Belgorod law against evangelism
March 20, 2001

Controversy swirls around Ukrainian 'patriarch' Filaret
March 17, 2001

Satanists; patriarch and ministry; Fr Georgi Kochetkov
March 17, 2001

Zhirinovksy's attacks concern Catholics
March 13, 2001

Georgian fanatics fight non-Orthodox
March 15, 2001

Procurator acted improperly in Jehovah's Witnesses case
March 15, 2001

Kirill gives interview
March 14, 2001

Georgi Kochetkov's views under scrutiny
March 14, 2001

Metropolitan Kirill marks 25 years as bishop
March 14, 2001

Briefs: Fr. Kochetkov; Zhirinovsky and Catholics; Church for tsarist saints; Central Asia
March 12, 2001

Newspaper attack on Witnesses
March 3, 2001

Briefs: Catholics in Russia; 8 March holiday
March 7, 2001

Briefs: Jehovah's Witnesses; Tolstoy; Sergei Bulgakov; Patriarch Alexis
March 6, 2001

Results of reregistration in Nizhny Novgorod
March 6, 2001

Considering Tolstoy's excommunication
February 26, 2001

Orthodoxy as state religion
March 6, 2001

Patriarch, politicians discuss situation in Ukraine and Estonia
March 6, 2001

Patriarch counsels flock regarding tax numbers
March 5, 2001

Briefs: "Patriarch" Filaret; monarchists; patriarchal press conference
March 5, 2001

Bizarre sect in Russia
February 27, 2001

Reconciling Jewish groups
March 2, 2001

Talk of rehabilitating Tolstoy
February 26, 2001

Sect fighter criticizes JW court decision
February 28, 2001

Russian rabbis seek cooperation
February 28, 2001

Briefs: Jehovah's Witnesses; tax numbers; pope
February 26, 2001

U.S. State Department reports on rights
February 26, 2001

Lent begins in Russia
February 26, 2001

Difficulties with registration of congregations
February 24, 2001

Patriarch and president toast each other
February 24, 2001

Only one central newspaper covers Witnesses' verdict
February 24, 2001

Patriarch on INN
February 23, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses win case
February 23, 2001

Decision on INN
February 20, 2001

Briefs: Tax code; Jehovah's Witnesses; Pentecostals; Orthodox parliamentarians; patriarch and president
February 22, 2001

Theological commission tackles INN
February 20, 2001

Briefs: Moscow-Constantinople; Turkmenistan
February 20, 2001

Nationalist politician courts patriarchate
February 16, 2001

Communist-patriotic stalinist attack on patriarch
February 8, 2001

Patriarch on inter-church relations
February 15, 2001

Chief rabbi celebrates twentieth anniversary
February 14, 2001

Fourth day of Jehovah's Witnesses trial
February 15, 2001

Briefs: INN, Karelia, Orthodox-Armenian talks; Turkmenistan; Pentecostals
February 14, 2001

Pope's projected Ukraine visit still problem
February 14, 2001

Experts testify in Jehovah's Witnesses trial
February 13, 2001

Briefs: Ukraine; priest suspended; tax number;
February 13, 2001

Religious tolerance in former USSR
February 8, 2001

Siberian sectarians win elections
February 6, 2001

Difficulties for nontraditional religions
January 25, 2001

Briefs: Ukraine; ecumenism; Kochetkov followers; tax number; Jehovah's Witnesses
February 9, 2001

Antisemitism in Russia documented
February 9, 2001

Russian bureaucrat to issue unusual report
February 7, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses' case
February 8, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses denied opportunity to introduce favorable evidence
February 8, 2001

Briefs: Jehovah's Witnesses; Kazakhstan religion law; religious political parties
February 7, 2001

Catholics in Russia
February 5, 2001

Protestants in St. Petersburg
February 6, 2001

Briefs: Christian radio; priests accused of "protestantism;" Patriarch Alexis
February 6, 2001

Jehovah's Witnesses back in court
February 6, 2001

Discussion of freedom of conscience law
February 2, 2001

Official newspaper renews attack on Jehovah's Witnesses
February 2, 2001

Round table reviews reregistration process
February 2, 2001

Vatican's Kazan icon may not be genuine
January 31, 2001

New Orthodox political organization
January 31, 2001

Moscow's Estonian church takes new name
January 31, 2001

Briefs: Orthodoxy in schools; National-patriots complain; Pope John Paul; Belorussian President Lukashenko
January 29, 2001

RPTs is "semi-state" church
January 19, 2001

Briefs: Orthodox church and internal affairs cooperate; reregistration; tax numbers; Ukrainian Catholics
January 26, 2001

Ukrainian Orthodox vs. pope
January 22, 2001

Briefs: Orthodox political movement; Lukashenko; Israeli President Katsav; Jewish congregations
January 23, 2001

Orthodox fight pope's visit to Ukraine
January 23, 2001

Briefs: Jehovah's Witnesses; protestants and Catholics in Moscow; Christmas Readings; Metr. Kirill on education; Lenin, Stalin, and Putin; Jews
January 22, 2001

How Orthodox is Russia?
January 15, 2001

Briefs: Christmas readings; Orthodox-Muslim dialogue; Supreme mufti
January 21, 2001

Tax question threatens church unity
January 18, 2001

Russian atheists organize
January 19, 2001

Briefs: Epiphany; Baptism of the Lord; Pentecostals and Zhirinovsky;
January 19, 2001

Briefs: Privileges for traditional religions; Muslim extremists; Vissarion sect; Putin's awards ceremony
January 17, 2001

Briefs: Jehovah's Witnesses; antisemites; Putin honors church leaders; Moscow school of evangelism
January 16, 2001

Briefs: Tajik Muslims; pope-patriarch; Pentecostals; Salvation Army
January 15, 2001

Patriarchate trying to get pope to cancel Ukrainian visit?
January 15, 2001

Tax question threatens church authority
January 13, 2001

Briefs: Jehovah's Witnesses; Ukraine; new chapel in Petersburg; patriarch greets antisemites
January 12, 2001

Unregistered churches still functioning
January 12, 2001

Patriarch wants icon returned to Kazan
January 9, 2001

Ukrainian president aspires to control Orthodox church
January 11, 2001

Protestant evangelism frustrated in Moscow province
January 10, 2001

Presidential Christmas
January 10, 2001

Briefs: Christmas, Azerbaidzhan, Ukraine, tax numbers, Tajik church bombings, Salvation Army
January 10, 2001

Briefs: Christmas celebration
January 9, 2001

Popular Moscow priest gives perspective on Russian church
January 3, 2001

Continuing conflicts isolate Russian church
January 5, 2001

Interview with patriarch
January 6, 2001

Briefs: Christmas in former Soviet Union
January 8, 2001

Progressive priest draws followers
January 7, 2001

Atheists complain Orthodoxy infringes their rights
January 7, 2001

Christmas in Russia marked by new churches
January 7, 2001

Briefs: Christmas; patriarch meets Catholics and Anglicans
January 6, 2001

Salvation Army cannot aid needy in Moscow on Christmas
January 5, 2001

Briefs: protestants reregistered; church of Christ the Savior; survey results; Kaluga
January 5, 2001

Briefs: Pope's visit to Ukraine; unregistered churches; patriarch's ministry; priest killer insane; Chechnya
January 4, 2001

Briefs: Patriarchal greetings, appeal; church bombings
January 3, 2001

Does Putin mean it?
January 2, 2001


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