Status of Orthodoxy in Volyn in the first half of the twentieth century Cover Image

Становище православ’я на Волині у першій половині ХХ століття
Status of Orthodoxy in Volyn in the first half of the twentieth century

Author(s): Olga Viktorovna Bilyavtseva, Iryna M. Zagorovska
Subject(s): Recent History (1900 till today), Politics and religion, Eastern Orthodoxy, Sociology of Religion
Published by: Національна академія керівних кадрів культури і мистецтв
Keywords: Orthodox Church; Volyn; religion; anti Commission; freedom of conscience; clergy and believers; repression; Orthodox religion; atheism;

Summary/Abstract: The article considers the fate of Orthodoxy in Volyn in the first half of the twentieth century. Mentioned a number of documents relating to freedom of conscience, who long ignored the ruling. Select the three main areas of influence of the Bolsheviks to the believing population through: destruction of material resources, the mass closure of churches, splitting activity and harassment of clergy. The attention to the repression of monks and monasteries.

  • Issue Year: 1/2010
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 163-166
  • Page Count: 4
  • Language: Ukrainian