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In 1652, Nikon (1605–81; Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church from 1652 to 1658) introduced a number of ritual and textual revisions with the aim of achieving uniformity between Russian and Greek Orthodox practices. Nikon, having noticed discrepancies between Russian and Greek rites and texts, ordered an adjustment of the Russian rites to align with the Greek ones of his time. In doing so, Nikon acted without adequate consultation with the clergy and without gathering a council. After the implementation of these revisions, the Church anathematized and suppressed—with the support of Muscovite state power—the prior liturgical rite itself, as well as those who were reluctant to pass to the revised rite. Those who maintained fidelity to the existing rite endured severe persecutions from the end of the 17th century until the beginning of the 20th century as schismatics (raskol'niki, Russian: раскольники).
What you probably haven't heard of is the other Russian church that has been active for three and a half centuries, took active part in the Russian revolutions of 1905 and 1917, never came under KGB's control and seems to be much more powerful than what it wants to look like - the Old Believers.
Could it be that the Jesuits have had a hand in some of this?
Look at Washington and then tell me that Rome had no influence there
"I am convinced that many Baptist churches are NOW pastored by Jesuits"
"Patriarch Bartholomew was seen on a jet airliner in his going to meeting attire, wearing his “Mason Suit” complete with necktie (Freemasons are required to wear a suit and tie to their meetings, but Orthodox rules forbid clergy to do this). Neckties are noted as being a noose, something that Judas (who betrayed Christ with a kiss) was known for using." LINK
"The Black Pope’s ubiquitous Society of Jesus completely controls the Eastern Orthodox Patriarch of Constantinople. Clearly, Bartholomew I was groomed by the Jesuit Papacy to be its agent in the east. According to his wikipedia entry here, his treason to the Eastern Orthodox peoples is obvious" LINK
originally posted by: adjensen
a reply to: BobAthome
Stalin attended the Tbilisi Spiritual Seminary, which is an Orthodox, not Catholic, seminary.
He might have had a Jesuit teacher somewhere else, I suppose, but who cares? They're educators, for pity's sakes, that's their mission. Here's a list of Jesuit schools, but if you want to say that everyone who ever attended any of them is a Jesuit stooge (and I've seen people do so,) that's just crazy talk.
originally posted by: BobAthome
a jesuit stooge, never, Stalin was no ones stooge...
The more credible and controversial conclusion is that Stalin did graduate from the Jesuit Seminary as a proper Jesuit priest, with his first assignment being to infiltrate and manage the Georgian underground against the Russian Tsarist Government. Stalin Was An Illegitimate Rothschild.