Author Lora Gerd

Lora Gerd
Doctor of History, chief researcher at the General History Department of the St.Petersburg Institute of History, Russian Academy of Sciences; associate professor at the Department of Biblical Studies, Faculty of Philology of the St. Petersburg University; lecturer at the St. Petersburg Theological Academy.

Author's articles

Metropolitan Joanikije of Montenegro and the Littoral celebrates memorial service for Bishop Antonije (Pantelić) at his grave in Moscow

17.06.2024

Rector of St. Nicholas Cathedral in New York attends reception at Russia’s Consulate General

17.06.2024

Unique historical resource on the history of Orthodoxy in America freely accessible online

17.06.2024

Hierarchs of Russian Church take part in celebrations marking Krsna Slava of Serbian capital

15.06.2024

Patriarch Kirill's Congratulations to Prime-Minister Narendra Modi on His Re-election as Head of the Government of India

12.06.2024

Delegation of the Moscow Patriarchate meets with the Coptic Patriarch

31.05.2024

"OCU" Raiders Seized the Cathedral in the City of Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi at Night

31.05.2024

The Synod Acknowledged the Impossibility of Concelebration with Hierarchs of the Bulgarian Church Who Entered into Ecclesiastical Communion with Schismatics

30.05.2024

Pilgrimage Trip of the Monastic Delegation of the Moscow Patriarchate to the Christian Shrines of Egypt Begins

30.05.2024

The clergy of the Patriarchal parishes in USA participate in the celebration of the 120th anniversary of Saint Tikhon’s monastery of the Orthodox Church in America.

28.05.2024

Patriarchal exarch for Africa heads celebrations for the 100th anniversary of the founding in Tunis of the Church of Christ’s Resurrection.

28.05.2024

Parishioners of the Holy Trinity parish in Melbourne venerate the Hawaii Iberian icon of the Mother of God.

28.05.2024

Supporters of the ‘Orthodox Church of Ukraine’, aided by the police, seize church building of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the village of Berezdiv.

28.05.2024

Conference takes place in Moscow to mark the tenth anniversary of the Russian Association for Religious Freedom.

27.05.2024

Metropolitan Constantine of Zaraisk conducts service in the city of Bizerte in Tunisia.

27.05.2024

Concern expressed in the Russian Orthodox Church for the destiny of Christian shrines in Kosovo

04.10.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: The Holy Synod is to decide how the presence of the Russian Church in Africa is to be structured.

04.10.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: an unhealthy stir around the topic of Church revenues is most often associated with anti-Church speculation

27.09.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: Alexander Nevsky combined wisdom of a state ruler with personal holiness

22.09.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: President of Montenegro works to divide the population of the country, on religious grounds in particular

19.09.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: the Patriarch of Constantinople claims special privileges akin to those of the pope

19.09.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: working at an ecclesiastical institution is also a service to the Church

14.09.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: By his invasion in Ukraine Patriarch Bartholomew has fulfilled a political order

13.09.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion calls voters to be guided by the voice of their conscience

13.09.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: theological teaching is dynamically developing in Moscow

07.09.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: Dishonorable visit of Patriarch Bartholomew to Ukraine has demonstrated the fruits of his actions to the world

06.09.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion thanks MFA of Russia for attention to the problem of persecution of Christians

05.09.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: The Church teaches people love rather than tolerance

02.08.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: Today Christianity is the most persecuted religion on the planet

01.08.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: The Day of the Baptism of Rus' is a holiday of the entire multi-million Russian Orthodox Church

31.07.2021

Our Churches and our peoples have undergone many trials. Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Awa III on the Assyrian Church of the East and its ties with Russia

09.04.2024

Metropolitan Hilarion of Budapest and Hungary: Vatican concedes to liberals on the issue of same-sex couples

29.02.2024

Bishop Irinej of Bačka: Silence of the post-Christian West about the persecution against the Ukrainian Orthodox Church is really frightening

23.01.2024

Metropolitan Theodosius (Snihiriov): ‘The world community is standing up in defence of our Church’

13.01.2024

Primate of the Assyrian Church of the East gave an interview to RIA Novosti

23.11.2023

Head of the Malankara Church of India: we express our support for the Russian Church in everything

15.09.2023

Archbishop Theophan of Korea: Russian churches in Korea can become bridges of friendship with Russia

31.08.2023

Metropolitan Hilarion of Budapest and Hungary: Constantinople's claims are getting bolder

26.07.2023

Bishop Irinej of Bačka: In Ukraine, the authorities feel they have the right to declare the Ukrainian Orthodox Church an enemy

09.05.2023

Metropolitan Hilarion: To reveal Christ to people is our most important missionary task

08.10.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: The Churches are seeking unity on the issue of climate change.

04.10.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: Constantinople encroaches on others’ property

20.09.2021

UOC Chancellor believes that conciliar church wisdom should give assessment for Patriarch Bartholomew’s actions

24.08.2021

Bishop Victor of Baryshev: The visit of the Patriarch of Constantinople to Ukraine will cause suffering to millions of Orthodox Ukrainians

11.08.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: Unification is impossible if one side considers the other ‘heretical’

31.07.2021

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