A ‘Breakdown of Trust’: Pandemic Corrodes Church-State Ties in Russia
This article discusses the tension between the Russian government and the Russian Orthodox Church due to lockdown restrictions amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The article details the hierarchy of the Russian Orthodox Church and the role it plays in the coronavirus response. The article also mentions the impact COVID-19 has had on the Orthodox community, specifically monasteries. The article features Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church.
WMU ScholarWorks Citation
Higgins, Andrew, "A ‘Breakdown of Trust’: Pandemic Corrodes Church-State Ties in Russia" (2020). Pandemic Response and Religion in the USA: Ethics. 37.