Tag Archives: Russian Orthodox Church

RUSSIA: Orthodox Christian Network Offers Gays A One-Way Plane Ticket Out Of The Country [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: Gay people in Russia have been asked to compete for a one-way plane ticket out of the country by an Orthodox Christian television channel. “If you are gay and wish to emigrate from Russia, channel Constantinople will buy you a one way ticket with great pleasure”, Tsargrad TV writes in the video’s description, complete with emojis of ...

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RUSSIA: Putin Ally Head Of Orthodox Church Declares Same-Sex Marriage To Be Just Like Nazism

The Moscow Times reports: Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Orthodox Church compared the adoption of homosexual marriage laws to the adoption of laws in fascist Germany. The Patriarch made the comments in Kyrgyzstan while promoting new translation of his book, according to RIA Novosti. The Patriarch said “so-called homosexual marriages” were a threat to families and added that “when ...

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RUSSIA: Head Of Orthodox Church Sprinkles Holy Water On Government Computers To Stop Virus Attack

Hemant Mehta reports at The Friendly Atheist: Over the weekend, the WannaCry ransomware attack targeted Microsoft Windows systems across the globe, even disrupting hospitals in Britain. But Russia won’t have to worry about anything like that happening because the Orthodox Church’s Patriarch Kirill apparently visited the Ministry of Internal Affairs and sprayed holy water on the computers. They can hack ...

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RUSSIA: Pending Laws Ban All Proselytizing

Via Christianity Today: Christians in Russia won’t be allowed to email their friends an invitation to church or to evangelize in their own homes if Russia’s newest set of surveillance and anti-terrorism laws are enacted. The proposed laws, considered the country’s most restrictive measures in post-Soviet history, place broad limitations on missionary work, including preaching, teaching, and engaging in any ...

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CUBA: Pope Francis & Head Of Russian Orthodox Church Issue Joint Denouncement Of Gay Marriage

Last month the head of the Russian Orthodox Church declared that young men become terrorists because they are outraged about gay pride parades. Today he is in Cuba with Pope Francis for the first meeting between the heads of their churches in over 1000 years. With ten centuries worth of bickering to discuss, naturally the first thing they did was ...

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Head Of Russian Orthodox Church: “Honest People” Join ISIS Because They’re Outraged About Pride Parades

According to Patriarch Krill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, “honest people” become terrorists because they’re outraged about gay pride parades. Pink News has the quote: “What we are seeing now is this godless civilization is reaching maturity, in as much by through the will of the people, who proclaim it the highest of virtues but then wearing a ...

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RUSSIA: Vote On Coming Out Ban Is Next Week

Russia’s Duma will vote on banning LGBT citizens from coming out on January 19th. Via Gay Star News: Two senior Russian Communist MPs Ivan Nikitchuk [inset] and Nikolai Arefyev have presented a bill calling for people who come out as LGBTI to serve up to 15 days behind bars. Any public displays of affection among gay men will result in jail ...

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RUSSIA: Lawmaker Vows To Unleash “Whips And Torches” On Lesbian Couple

When two Russian lesbians noticed notorious anti-gay lawmaker Vitaly Milonov sitting behind them on their Moscow to St. Petersburg flight, they decided to Instagram some photos of themselves kissing with Milonov in the shot. After their photos went viral on Russian social media, Milonov vowed revenge: “This animal offended all the passengers on the plane with its extravagant, terrible, inhuman ...

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RUSSIA: Thugs Sicken Crowd With Gas At St. Petersburg Queer Culture Festival

Accompanied by local lawmaker Vitaly Milonov, anti-gay thugs from the Russian Orthodox Church swarmed yesterday’s opening of the  St. Petersburg QueerFest where 16 attendees were reportedly hospitalized after an unknown gas was released. Via Radio Free Europe: St. Petersburg lawmaker Vitaly Milonov, his aide Anatoly Artyukh, and activists who associate themselves with the Russian Orthodox faith interrupted the opening ceremony ...

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Tweet Of The Day – Rustem Adagamov

“The ROC [Russian Orthodox Church] categorically opposes bearded men in dresses!” – Popular Russian blogger Rustem Agadamov, reacting to the church’s denouncement of Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst. Vladimir Legoyda, the chairman of the ROC, described Wurst’s win as a “sign of the world’s moral decline” and “part of the aggressive assertion of Western cultural norms.” He told Interfax: “The process ...

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HUNTED: British Documentary Follows Russian Gay Bashers “Going On Safari”

Britain’s Channel 4, which yesterday rebranded itself in protest of Russia’s anti-gay crackdown, has aired a chilling documentary titled Dispatches: Hunted in which journalists travel with gangs of Russian gay bashers to record their vicious actions. Lucy Mangan reviews the show for the Guardian: The gangs call it “going on safari”. It is apt, given how comprehensively the church, state, ...

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RUSSIA: Actor Ivan “Burn Gays Alive” Okhlobystin Resigns From Phone Retailer

“Given the incessant threats, provocations and insults from the sodomites in respect of my friends, associates and their familes, I have resigned. People close to me do not have to suffer from my public position from which I will never give up. Sodom and Gomorrah must be destroyed!” – Ivan Okhlobystin, announcing his resignation as the creative director for Euroset, ...

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Russian Orthodox Church Calls For Referendum To Criminalize Homosexuality

Days after a similar demand from Russian actor Ivan “Burn Gays Alive” Okhlobystin, the Russian Orthodox Church has called for a public referendum to criminalize homosexual acts. The Church’s abrupt intervention came amid a growing debate over whether the Kremlin should mount a firmer defence of traditional values that many in the overwhelmingly conservative country view as coming under attack ...

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Russian Actor: I Would Like To Shove All Living Gays Into A Furnace

“I myself would shove all living gays into furnace. This is Sodom and Gomorrah.  I as a beliver in God can not treat this indifferently, this is a live threat to my kids! I do not wants my kids to think that faggots are normal. This is lavender fascism. If a person can not choose someone of an opposite sex ...

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Russia’s Vitaly Milonov: Gay Men Deserve To Be Punched And Kicked

Vitaly Milonov, the author of St. Petersburg’s “homosexual propaganda ban,” has responded to the attack which cost a gay man his left eye. Via the St. Petersburg Times: Answering Chizhevsky’s accusations, Milonov said LGBT organizations themselves were to blame for the attack and alleged that the incident might have been an act of provocation to compromise anti-LGBT activists. According to ...

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RUSSIA: 67 Arrested As Orthodox Priests And Skinheads Clash With LGBT Activists

Priests from the Russian Orthodox Church and skinheads clashed with LGBT activists at a St. Petersburg rally yesterday to mark Coming Out Day. There were 67 arrests. The rally on the Field of Mars (Marsovo Pole) in the city’s downtown was scheduled at 2 p.m., but anti-gay activists arrived at the scene before that time to protest against the event. ...

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RUSSIA: Eight Pastafarians Arrested After Clashing WIth Orthodox Church Members

Eight followers of the Flying Spaghetti Monster were arrested for marching without a permit in Moscow yesterday after members of the Russian Orthodox Church attacked them during a mock religious rally. Followers of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster planned to hold a “pasta procession” in Moscow and St. Petersburg to honor the birthday of Robert De Niro, who ...

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Head Of Russian Orthodox Church: Gay Marriage Is A Symbol Of The Apocalypse

Posted to Pravda’s official YouTube channel. (Tipped by JMG reader Kevin)

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Russian Paratroopers And Priests Deploy Inflatable Orthodox Church

Secondary use: Bouncy Castle. Source.

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RUSSIA: 20 Protesters Arrested As Duma Approves Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Today the Russian Duma almost unanimously approved the first reading of the national bill to ban “homosexualist propaganda.” The bill was supported by 388 MPs with one vote against and one abstention. The ban was submitted by deputies from the Novosibirsk Region in Siberia, who had earlier introduced similar local regulations. If approved, it would introduce heavy fines for the ...

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