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ORIGIN OF THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX PATRIARCHATE

 

Jeremias, Patriarch of Constantinople, undertook a journey to

Moscow, to obtain money in his battle against his rival Metrophanes

and to drive him, by the force of money, from the Patriarchal throne. On this

occasion, the Patriarch of Constantinople, was physically forced and was forced by his

financial need to yield to the Russian demand to create the Russian Orthodox Patriarchate.

Accordingly in a council assembled at Moscow in the year 1589, Jeremias nominated

and proclaimed Job, archbishop of Russia, the “first patriarch” of the Muscovites.

It is clear that prior to the need to receive help from Russia, the Patriarch of Constantinople

and the rest of Eastern Orthodoxy viewed the Russian Orthodox Church as being outside the church.

The Russian Orthodox Church was an ‘independent’ church.  In effect “Patriarch Job” forced

Jeremias II to create the Moscow Patriarchate and to now view the Russian Orthodox Church as part of

“Canonical” Orthodoxy.  The Patriarchate of Moscow was born of extortion and nationalism. 

TODAY, THE PATRIARCH OF MOSCOW WANTS TO CALLED “HIS ALL HOLINESS”.

 

ORIGIN OF NEO ORTHODOXY

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