Russian Orthodox Church facing a test of strength, experts say


Eastern Europe

The Russian Churches faces a test of strength. On the photo: Ukrainian clergy from the Moscow Patriarchate with the Metropolitan from Kiev, Onuphry, in the centre. Photo EPA, Sergey Dolzhenko

The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) is facing a “test of endurance” given the war in Ukraine. That is the opinion of the Swiss theologian and university lecturer Barbara Hallensleben.