Tag: Russia

  • Webinar at Yale ISM: Religion and the War in Ukraine

    The Yale Institute of Sacred Music will be holding a virtual webinar this Friday, March 11, at 2:30PM Eastern Time, titled “Unorthodox War: Religion and the Russian Invasion of Ukraine.” I will interview someone well known to readers of Pray Tell, and an expert on the subject: Dr. Nicholas Denysenko. Registration is required, but free.…

  • Kremlin approves new Russian religious holiday

    Russia marked its adoption of Christianity in 988 on Wednesday with a new public holiday, the latest show of Kremlin support for the Russian Orthodox Church that has grown increasingly powerful since the fall of Communism.