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- DID YOU KNOW THIS?
Do you know that the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR) is about to sign an agreement to become a part of the Moscow Patriarchate (MP)?
Do you think it is a good idea?
Do you know... that the bolshevik, "unofficial Russian church" was created by Metropolitan Sergius without the blessings of the other bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church at the time?
Do you know... that for many years, most of the other Orthodox churches did not recognize the MP as the legitimate, canonical church of Russia?
Do you know... that almost all of the ROCOR metropolitans did not consider the MP as the legitimate, canonical church of Russia?
Do you know... that the MP was allowed to become the official church first by the NKVD (the KGB at that time) and later by Stalin himself?
Do you know... that the MP was routinely used by the KGB to hide their spies and conduct espionage activities?
Do you know... that most of the senior bishops in the MP either cooperated with the KGB or were agents for the KGB?
Do you know... that KGB archives have shown that the current Patriarch, Alexy II, was a KGB collaborator with the codename "Major Drozdov" and even received a medal for his work?
Do you know... that the MP belongs to the World Council of Churches (WCC), an international, ecumenical organization consisting of all the major Christian denominations, which believes all the churches are equal?
Do you know... that ecumenism is considered a heresy by most Orthodox churches and one of the greatest sins a church could commit?
Do you know... that if ROCOR joins the MP it will also be involved in this heresy?
Do you know... that the WCC supports many leftist causes and has issued anti-American statements?
Do you know that...
...the MP supports Hamas and the Palestine Liberation Organization?
...it has regular meetings with Iranian imams to discuss how to fight American influence in the world? That it congratulated communist Vietnam on its Victory Day?
...it purchased oil vouchers from Saddam Hussein in violation of UN sanctions?
...it built a church in the North Korea capital of Pyongyang?
...it built a church in the Cuban capital of Havana and congratulated Castro on his anniversary, saying that he was hand-picked by God to lead his people?
Do you know that... the MP cooperated with the Soviet government while thousands of priests and bishops were being put to death in the Soviet Union?
Do you know that... the MP continues to cooperate with the Russian government and the Patriarch promised the clergy's vote to Putin in the last elections?
Do you know that... the MP was involved in helping the anti-democratic, anti-West candidate Yanukovich become the Prime Minister in the Ukraine, and that he is now working to slow down the reforms of Ukrainian President Yushchenko?
Do you know that... the agreement between the two churches is supposed to be signed in Moscow on May 17, 2007?
Do you know that... after the agreement is signed, our church will be allowed only to conduct internal, ordinary business and that all appointments of our bishops and metropolitans will have to be approved by Moscow?
Do you know that... after the agreement is signed, all of the past resolutions and official decisions of our church will be cancelled and considered no longer valid?
Do you know that...
...after the agreement is signed, the MP will be able to send their priests, many of whom are still KGB/FSB agents, to any one of our churches throughout the whole world?
...the priest will be able to conduct espionage activities while protected by the rights and privileges granted to clergy?
Do you know all of this?
Do you still think it is a good idea?
Do you know...
...that there are a lot of priests, laypeople and several bishops who also do not think it is a good idea to join now?
...That they believe we should work with other clergy and people in Russia to establish a free, legitimate, canonical church in Russia,
...that will take care of the Russian people and not get involved in governmental politics?
If you love your church and want what is best for it, please find out more by visiting these websites:
If, after you learn more about the impending union, you believe that it should not occur, please share your opinion with your priest and/or bishop.
The future of our church is in the hands of each and every one of us.
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