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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

Archbishop Meletius (Kartushin), Archbishop of Moscow and All Russia

Biographical information regarding Meletius, archbishop of Moscow and All Rus’ (in the world – Michael Policarpovich Kartushin; c. 1859-1934).

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.

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).

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.

Boyarinya Morozova

Boyarinya Morozova

A biography of Boyarinya Morozova, the famous old-believer who died a martyr against the reforms of the Russian Orthodox Church. Original article written in Russian by nun Livia.

Mitropolitan Ambrose

Mitropolitan Ambrose

On October 28, 1846, the Old Believer Church was joined by the Bosno-Sarajevo metropolitan, Ambrose.