Alfons Bruening. Pastoral Care and Citizenship: Orthodoxy in Belarus at a Crossroads

Responding to: Orthodoxy in the Belarus Protests Among the protesters on the streets in Belarus there are probably many Orthodox Christians, although few make themselves visible as such. President Lukashenko’s rather aggressive

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Vasilios Makrides. Orthodox Christian Resistance to Political Power: Reflections on the Belarus Crisis

Responding to: Orthodoxy in the Belarus Protests Even before the eruption of the crisis following the August 2020 presidential elections with the mass protests against the long-time President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko,

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Alena Alshanskaya. The Belarusian Orthodox Church between Confession and Self-Preservation

Responding to: Orthodoxy in the Belarus Protests The crisis overwhelming Belarus after the August 2020 presidential elections is no longer of political but of humanitarian character, and it has already impacted

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Catholicism’s accidental exile captures drama of post-Soviet world

ROME – Some people, it would appear, simply are born for exile. Sometimes it’s a firebrand personality constantly irking the powers that be, but in other cases it’s mostly bad

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Regina Elsner. «The Church is Always with the People»: An Orthodox Paradigm in Political Turmoil

Responding to: Orthodoxy in the Belarus Protests The protests in Belarus are remarkable in several respects. Their duration, social breadth, creativity, female activity, and non-violence arouse international admiration, but also deep

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Nicholas Denysenko. Orthodoxy in Belarus at the Crossroads of Human Dignity and the Status Quo

Responding to: Orthodoxy in the Belarus Protests The protests in Belarus taking place in the aftermath of the presidential election have taken a dark turn with reports of brutality and torture

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Dmytro Horyevoy. Religious Map of Belarus and Church Denominations’ Response to Protests

Responding to: Orthodoxy in the Belarus Protests The protests and discontent of Belarusians over the falsification of the results of the presidential election have seriously stirred up Eastern Europe. Belarus—which was

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Lucian Leustean. Religion, Violence, and Geopolitics in Belarus

Responding to: Orthodoxy in the Belarus Protests Belarus is in turmoil. On August 10, 2020, the Central Election Committee declared that President Alexander Lukashenko, who has ruled the country for the

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