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
e-mail: mmitropolia@gmail.com

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.

On the problems of the resettlement of compatriots, spoken in the House of Russia Abroad

On the problems of the resettlement of compatriots, spoken in the House of Russia Abroad

The conference “The settlement of the Russian Far East: past experience – present problems – solutions for the future” was held in the House of Russia Abroad, named in honor of Alexander Solzhenitsyn.

Archbishop Nicodemus (Latyshev) of Moscow and All Rus'

Archbishop Nicodemus (Latyshev) of Moscow and All Rus’

Biographical information about the bishop of Moscow Nicodemus (Nikita Timofeyevich Latyshev; 1916 – 11 February 1986).

Biography of Archbishop Flavian (Slesarev) of Moscow

Biography of Archbishop Flavian (Slesarev) of Moscow

Biographical information about the bishop of Moscow Flavian (Theophylact Theophylactovich Slesarev; March 1, 1879 –December 25, 1960).

The Taiga hermitess - a living symbol of the Old Belief

Agafya Lykova

“A brief biography about Agafya Lykova, a recluse Old-believer living in Russia’s taiga”.

Biography of Archbishop of Moscow, John (Kartushin)

Biographical information about the bishop of Moscow John (in the world – Stephen Vasilyevich Levshin; 1824 – September 8, 1898).

Biography of Archbishop of Moscow, Sabbatius (Levshin)

Biography of Archbishop of Moscow, Sabbatius (Levshin)

Biographical information about the bishop of Moscow, Sabbatius (in the world – Stephen Vasilyevich Levshin; 1824 – September 8, 1898).

Speech by metropolitan Korniliy at the Presidential Council 2014

“Old-believers kept the ancient manuscripts, rewrote them and created new ones”.

Speech at the Moscow International Education Fair 2016

“Тhe main commandment about the relationship of man with God says that we must love the Lord “with all our heart, with all our soul and with all our mind”.

Sermon on the Feast of the Baptism of our Lord God and Saviour Jesus Christ

Sermon on the Feast of the Baptism of our Lord God and Saviour Jesus Christ

“In the Mystery of Baptism, we become bearers of the name of Christ – Christians. We must bear this name with reverence and awe”.

Anthony (Shutov), Archbishop of Moscow and All Russia

Anthony (Shutov), Archbishop of Moscow and All Russia

Archbishop Anthony (in the world – Andrew Hilarionovich Shutov, 1800 – 1881) was born in the village of Nastasyino in the Podberezinsky oblast of the Kolomensky district.