Davor Džalto. Church and State: Belarus and Montenegro in Comparative Perspective

Responding to: Orthodoxy in the Belarus Protests The world of Orthodox Christianity has been anything but boring over the past couple of years. The political-ecclesiastical project of building a new (autocephalous)

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Katja Richters. The Belarusian Orthodox Church: From Reluctant Opponent to Regime Loyalist

Responding to: Orthodoxy in the Belarus Protests The protests against the re-election of President Lukashenka, which are currently taking place across Belarus, are the most serious challenge that Europe’s so-called last

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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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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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