The Russian Orthodox Old Believer Church

The official website of the Moscow Metropolitanate.

Address: Russia, Moscow, Rogozhsky Poselok street, 1A, 5.
Phone: +7 (495) 361-51-91
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Metropolitan Alimpiy 

Metropolitan Alimpiy 

Metropolitan Alimpiy became the first Old-believers’ Metropolitan of Moscow after the establishment of the Metropolitanate in the landmark year for Russia, 1988 – the year of the 1000th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’.

Metropolitan of Moscow and All Rus' Andrian (Chetvergov)

Metropolitan of Moscow and All Rus’ Andrian (Chetvergov)

Metropolitan Andrian (Alexander Gennadyevich Chetvergov; February 14, 1951 – August 10, 2005) was the primate of the Russian Orthodox Old-Rite Church from 2004 to 2005.

Three days from prayer to prayer

Three days from prayer to prayer

The first Paschal youth gathering in the town of Bolshoye Murashkino was the case when the first pancake was not a lump.

The degree of the church schism in Ukraine cannot be increased

The degree of the church schism in Ukraine cannot be increased

” I wish the churches of Ukraine peace, unity and harmony”.

The Taiga hermitess - a living symbol of the Old Belief

The Taiga hermitess – a living symbol of the Old Belief

Agafia Lykova has long been known to all of Russia and even beyond its borders, and interest in her does not fade…

Paschal greetings from metropolitan Korniliy - 2019

Paschal greetings from metropolitan Korniliy – 2019

“We will maintain brotherly love, purity of the soul and Christian charity”.

Orthodoxy is always modern

The Faith departed from Constantinople long ago

“We pray that God will grant peace and harmony to the long-suffering Ukraine”.

Sermon on the Feast of the Entrance of the Lord into Jerusalem

Sermon on the Feast of the Entrance of the Lord into Jerusalem

“There are three necessary conditions that we Christians must satisfy when we go to meet the Lord Saviour”.

Orthodoxy is always modern

Unfortunately, people know very little about the Old Belief

Interview with web portal “Interfax-Religion”, 2007.

Orthodoxy is always modern

Orthodoxy is always modern

Metropolitan Korniliy, answering the questions of “The Community” (the newspaper – Obshchina), talks about the difficulties of communicating with journalists, asks the Old-believers not to chase after the benefits of civilization and suggests refraining from arguments.

Sermon at a memorial service (Souls Saturday)

“Prayer for the departed and charity for them is useful only when it is brought with lively faith”.

Speech of metropolitan Korniliy at the World Russian People’s Council 2006

“The church, family and school are called to give people spiritual guidance that awakens love for God and for people”

Speech of metropolitan Korniliy at the World Russian People’s Council 2011

Speech of metropolitan Korniliy at the World Russian People’s Council 2011

“The Old Belief has more than 350 years of experience of coexistence with a variety of religions and nationalities”.

Speech at the World Russian People's Council 2014

Speech at the World Russian People’s Council 2014

“In Rus’, the Orthodox faith was and remains the pivot that unites the country”,

The contribution of religious organisations to the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945

The contribution of religious organisations to the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945

Speech of mitropolit Korniliy at the State Duma at the round table.

Speech by metropolitan Korniliy at the Presidential Council 2014

“Our old faith holds considerable potential”.

Orthodoxy is always modern

Speech by metropolitan Korniliy at the 6th World Congress of Compatriots

“n such a difficult period for our Native land, when anti-Russian hysteria that arises from some Western countries is so prevalent, it is very encouraging to see all of you here in Moscow”.

About Old-believers in Japanese

About Old-believers in Japanese

The House of Russia Abroad (named in honor of A. Solzhenitsyn) hosted the presentation of the book “Russian Old-believers: History and Culture” in Japanese.