For example, it is historically justified to present the "Belarusian Orthodox Church," "The Orthodox Church in Ukraine" and "Russian Orthodox Church" separately, but it gives the impression that there are independent from each other, while canonically all these are part of the Moscow Patriarchate.
What does MP stand for?
MP stands for Moscow Patriarchate
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- Monthly Payment
- Monty Python
- Moot Point
- Morning Prayer
Samples in periodicals archive:
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, will on Thursday arrive in Poland on an official four-day visit, the Moscow Patriarchate reported.
The Moscow Patriarchate expressed its hope that there were no political motives behind the arrest of the abbot, while the Russian Church called for an objective investigation and complained about the timing of the arrest.
Religious tensions in the Republic concern less the relationship between Orthodox and Catholics than the relationship of Orthodox loyal to the Moscow Patriarchate and Orthodox who support an independent Ukrainian Patriarchate.
As early as 1995, the Moscow Patriarchate told military officials that if its access to the armed services could not be exclusive, only Muslim clerics should be tolerated, and no other religions should be permitted to "penetrate" fighting units.
TALLINN -- The Estonian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate celebrates the appointment of Archimandrite Lazar as its new Bishop of Narva.
The Russian federal government has had neither the means nor the will to resist this activity, which did so much to gather a previously scattered faithful into a collective force supporting the aims of the bishops of the Moscow Patriarchate.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] This memorable prize, which is awarded by the Russian Slavic Foundation and the Moscow Patriarchate, was established in year 1997.