Kostriukov Andrei

L. N. Parijskiy about the church situation in America in the 1940th

Kostriukov Andrei (2012) "L. N. Parijskiy about the church situation in America in the 1940th ", Vestnik Pravoslavnogo Sviato-Tikhonovskogo gumanitarnogo universiteta. Seriia II : Istoriia. Istoriia Russkoy Pravoslavnoy Tserkvi, 2012, vol. 49, pp. 65-118 (in Russian).


The published document is the report of L.N. Parijskiy, the employee of the Moscow Patriarchate, about results of his visit to North America. The travel of the commission consisting of metropolitan Gregory (Tchukhov) and L.N. Parijskiy, occurred in 1947. The visit’s purpose consisted in the decision of the questions concerning the restoration of the dialogue between the Moscow Patriarchy and the North American Metropolitanate. The report of Parjsky became one of the documents characterizing the church situation in America. The document informs about the situation covering parishes of Moscow Patriarchy in North America and contains characteristics of the basic leaders of Russian Orthodoxy in the USA and Canada.


the North American metropolitanate, the Russian Orthodox Church abroad, the North American Exarchate of Moscow Patriarchy, metropolitan Gregory (Tchukhov), metropolitan Benjamin (Phedchenkov), metropolitan Feofil (Pashkovsky)

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