RECENT NEWS ITEMS

Subject Index: CANONIZATION
Orthodox bishops name three saints,
21 February 1997
Burial of imperial family caught in bureaucracy,
25 December 1996
Criticism of plans to canonize imperial family,
4 December 1996
Confessions,
25 October 1996
Orthodox Church plans canonization of last tsar,
21 October 1996
Last Russian tsar almost certain to be church's new saint,
16 October 1996
Report to Synod on canonization of last tsar,
9-10 October 1996
Orthodox fundamentalism in Russia ,
10 October 1996
Orthodox church uncovers relics of Saint Maxim the Greek ,
September 1996
Church leans towards Yeltsin,
30 May 1996
Stations of the Cross

Subject Index: CATHOLICS
Catholic growth in south Russia
August 11, 1998
Vatican diplomacy in Russia
June 30, 1998
Catholics await return of historic church building
June 19, 1998
Major growth of Catholic administration in Russia
April 15, 1998
Catholic support of religion law
11 September 1997

Subject Index: CHISTIAKOV, Father Georgy
Whence this anger?,
10 October 1996

Subject Index: CHRISTIAN DEMOCRATS
Christian Democrat defends religion law
7 July 1997
Christian Democrats picket Jehovah's Witnesses
24 January 1997
Religious broadcasting in Russia,
20 July 1996

Subject Index: CHRIST THE SAVIOR CATHEDRAL
Support for restored cathedral strong
May 26, 1998
Completion of Savior cathedral nears
1 August 1997
Church leans towards Yeltsin,
30 May 1996
Christ the Savior cathedral in Moscow,
24 November 1996
Criticism of political activity of Moscow patriarchate,
25 October 1996

Subject Index: CHURCH-STATE RELATIONS
Patriarchate-state cooperation ,
19 November 1996
Criticism of political activity of Moscow patriarchate,
25 October 1996
Church leans towards Yeltsin,
30 May 1996

Subject Index: CONSCIENCE, FREEDOM OF

General:

Conflict between center and provinces
May 25, 1998
Regional disputes over religious liberty
19 November 1997
Conservative Orthodox metropolitan answers liberal criticisms
16 December 1996
Nationalist newspaper raises alarm about sects,
10 December 1996
State, Church, and Religious Freedom,
9 October 1996
Dissident priest complains about government persecution,
9 August 1996
Provincial legislation against religion ,
26 November 1996
Sverdlovsk restricts religious freedom,
6 October 1996

Law "On freedom of conscience . . .",
1 October 1997

Subject Index: CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS
Conscientious objectors in Russia
June 2, 1998
Conscientious objection law stalled
May 28, 1998
Alternative service law stalled
4 January 1998
Conscientious objection to military service unresolved
11 July 1997
Can religious identity in army be promoted?
18 January 1997
Latvian military service law denies conscientious objectors,
26 December 1996
Provincial legislation against religion ,
26 November 1996
Legal right to conscientious objection in question,
4 November 1996
Conscientious objector receives two year term,
19 July 1996