Church Life and Pastoral Care

Letter to Russia: The Importance of Finding Those Who Are United in Spirit

Editor’s Note: The Orthodox Church in Russia is divided, but this division is not canonical nor administrative. Moreover, it is not always visible from the outside. While the official Church has become an integral part of Putin’s political regime, on a deeper level, there is resistance on behalf of small Orthodox communities and individuals who...Read article
Also available in: Русский

Previous publications


Orthodox Christian Studies Center and Public Orthodoxy host numerous virtual and in-person events annually. Our new calendar provides insights about all of them in one place.

View all upcoming events

View all past events

No Events

Every once in a while we reach out to our subscribers with updates on new publications to Public Orthodoxy, the latest news and events from the Orthodox Christian Studies Center. If you want to receive them too, use the form below to subscribe.


Public Orthodoxy seeks to promote conversation by providing a forum for diverse perspectives on contemporary issues related to Orthodox Christianity. The positions expressed in the articles on this website are solely the author’s and do not necessarily represent the views of the editors or the Orthodox Christian Studies Center.


Public Orthodoxy is a publication of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University