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Overcoming the Vice of Anger

The ability to keep silent is very highly valued in human society. Not without reason is it said that silence is golden, but the word is silver. A silent person is able to control his thoughts, words, and actions. It is for this reason that silence was (and still is) so highly appreciated in the ascetic practice of the Church. ... Read More »

Patriarch Kirill : “Society and Government Die When People Start Pursuing Self-Interest at the Expense of the Commonwealth”

November 4, 2014. His Holiness, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, delivered a sermon on the occasion of Unity Day in Russia Dear Brothers and Sisters! On Unity Day we remember one of the most tragic periods in the history of our Fatherland, when our country was as good as on the verge of extinction from the world’s map: ... Read More »