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#417427 - 09/11/17 12:37 AM Old Believers in Pakistan  
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This news is several months old now, but I thought it may be of interest to some of our Old Believer & Old Ritualist friends here:

http://chelorg.com/2017/07/10/residents-of-pakistan-are-transferred-to-the-russian-old-believers/

Former Moscow Patriarchate believers in Pakistan have switched to the Old Believer Church and have formed a community in Pakistan!

#417429 - 09/11/17 11:40 AM Re: Old Believers in Pakistan [Re: Messdiener]  
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The priest was defrocked by ROCOR for alleged criminal activity, including human trafficking.

#417491 - 09/25/17 02:19 PM Re: Old Believers in Pakistan [Re: Messdiener]  
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Christ is in our midst!!

Can there be any greater sin than human trafficking? Denying the dignity of the human person and treating him like a commercial product?

Bob

#417494 - 09/25/17 03:08 PM Re: Old Believers in Pakistan [Re: Messdiener]  
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It's a very serious allegation. It's hard to come across any detailed information, but I hope for Fr Cyril's sake, and his parishioners, and his new jurisdiction, that it's not true.


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