«Маy the grace of the Lord be with you!» Letters of the Martyr Metropolitan Cyril (Smirnov) the Confessor Iraida (Tikhovа), 1934–1937
Vorob'ev Vladimir, Mazyrin Aleksandr, Shchelkachev Aleksandr, Khailova Ol'ga, Kazakov Ivan, , , , (2015)
"«May the grace of the Lord be with you!» Letters of the Martyr Metropolitan Cyril (Smirnov) the Confessor Iraida (Tikhova), 1934–1937 ",
Vestnik Pravoslavnogo Sviato-Tikhonovskogo gumanitarnogo universiteta.
Seriia II : Istoriia. Istoriia Russkoy Pravoslavnoy Tserkvi,
pp. 143-156 (in Russian).
For the ﬁrst time ever the letters of the ﬁrst locum tenens of the patriarchal throne, the Hieromartyr Metropolitan Cyril (Smirnov), written in the last years of his life, to the Confessor Iraida Tikhova are published on the base of the handwritten originals from the archive fund of the Hieromartyr Archbishop Seraphim (Samoilovich), stored in the Saint Tikhon’s Orthodox University of Humanities.
The Russian Orthodox Church, the persecution against the Church, the New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia, the “right” Church opposition, the epistolary heritage.
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Vorob'ev Vladimir, archpriest