‘Orthodoxy is the key to the Russian soul’

Archimandrite Zacchaeus, the Dean of the American Orthodox Church in Moscow, talks about Orthodoxy as he walks the Russia Today crew around the Church of St. Catherine the Great Martyr.

“It’s very important for someone from the West coming to Russia to learn as much as possible about the Orthodox faith,” says Archimandrite Zacchaeus, “Because to be in Russia and not to understand Orthodoxy, you really can’t understand Russia.” [posted RT: 15 Dec. 2009]


  1. I would prefer to say that it is the key to every soul.

  2. They listed under him “American Orthodox Church.”


  3. George Michalopulos :

    Amen, John.

  4. Fr. Johannes Jacobse :

    I’m always heartened when I find coherence, and this was coherent.

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