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

The church feast day of the Saint Nicholas side-chapel at Rogozhskoe

The church feast day of the Saint Nicholas side-chapel at Rogozhskoe

The church feast day of one of the side-chapels of the Intercession Cathedral was celebrated at Rogozhskoe.

Mission of the Old-Rite Church in Pakistan

Mission of the Old-Rite Church in Pakistan

The head of the Enlightenment Department, father Michael Rodin, visited the parishes of Pakistan in January.

French Ambassador at Rogozhskoe

French Ambassador at Rogozhskoe

The French Ambassador, Sylvie Bermann, visited the Rogozhskoe settlement with an introductory visit.

Orthodoxy in 17th century Rus'

Orthodoxy in 17th century Rus’

A brief historical and cultural review of the fundamental events and personalities of the Russian Church beginning with the Baptism of Rus’ to the Raskol (schism) of the Church in the 17th century.

Old-believers in China

Old-believers in China

The history of the resettlement of supporters of the Old-Rite faith to the Far East and later to China, as well as the history of the main figures of the Old Belief in these lands.

Christianity in Pakistan

Christianity in Pakistan

The first year of Old-Rite Orthodoxy in Pakistan.

Father Joachim Kiyimba and the establishment of the ancient Orthodox Christian faith in Uganda

Father Joachim Kiyimba and the establishment of the ancient Orthodox Christian faith in Uganda

About father Joachim Kiyimba and his parish joining the Old-Rite faith and the present day life of Uganda’s Old-believers.

“It was not a reform, but a chaos of Orthodoxy”

“It was not a reform, but a chaos of Orthodoxy”

An interview with the researcher of the Old-Rite faith, Boris Pavlovich Kutuzov, whose research convinced him of the correctness of the Old-Rite.

Russian Lipovans – Old-believers in Romania

Russian Lipovans – Old-believers in Romania

Brief accounts of the history of the Old Belief on the territory of Romania, spiritual life and original traditions, church administrative structure and ties with the Old-believers of Russia.

Spiritual centers of the Old-Rite Church

Spiritual centers of the Old-Rite Church

The main historical spiritual centers of the Russian Old-Rite Church.

The history of ancient Orthodoxy in Uganda and the role of father Joachim Kiyimba in the foundation of the Old-Rite faith in Africa

The history of ancient Orthodoxy in Uganda and the role of father Joachim Kiyimba in the foundation of the Old-Rite faith in Africa

On the history of the Ugandan community joining the Russian Orthodox Old-Rite Church.

The Mysteries

The Mysteries

Concerning the mysteries accompanying a person during earthly life.

Christian life

Christian life

A true Christian lives by the Church and for the Church. He is whole: for him there is no separation between personal and public life, and he always tries to act according to the commandments. There are certain rules for the life of a Christian.

The main provisions of ancient Orthodoxy

The main provisions of ancient Orthodoxy

On the commandments and principles that guide Old-believers.

The history of Orthodoxy, preserved by the Old Rite Church

The history of Orthodoxy, preserved by the Old Rite Church

On the history of Old Orthodoxy from the time of Christ to the present day.

The church feast day of the Saint Nicholas side-chapel at Rogozhskoe

The church feast day of the Saint Nicholas side-chapel at Rogozhskoe

The church feast day of one of the side-chapels of the Intercession Cathedral was celebrated at Rogozhskoe.

The episcopal consecration of the newly-appointed bishop Andrei of the Samara-Saratov Diocese

The episcopal consecration of the newly-appointed bishop Andrei of the Samara-Saratov Diocese

The episcopal consecration of the monk-priest Andrei (Kladiyev) took place in the Intercession Cathedral at Rogozhskoe in Moscow.

Metropolitan Korniliy - Why do old-believers preserve the rite?

Metropolitan Korniliy – Why do old-believers preserve the rite?

“A rite is an external expression of inner religious feeling”.