Wednesday11October18:306:30 pm - 8:00 pm(GMT-04:00) View in my timeReligion in the CrosshairsA Conversation with Sergei Chapnin on the Religious Dimensions of the War in Ukraine

Event Details

The Ukrainian Society E-Board in consultation with the OCF President have chosen four major topics for presentation and discussion:

  • How the Russian Orthodox Church implements and propagates its relationship with the Russian state and Russian imperialism
  • Relationship and connection of the Russian Orthodox laity to Moscow Patriarchate messaging and policy regarding the war in Ukraine
  • Identity construction of (1) Ukrainian Orthodoxy and (2) the Orthodox Church of Ukraine (OCU) before, during, and after 2019 Tomos
  • Your experience within the Moscow Patriarchate in advancing or criticizing official church messaging on Russian Church-State relations, canonical status in Ukraine, Russkiy Mir.
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