Russian church addresses poverty

February 1997
Christian Century;02/05/97, Vol. 114 Issue 5, p121
Reports on Patriarch Alexsy II and the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church's issuing of an official statement expressing their anxiety for the fate of Russia. Need for the church to speak out in defense of the poor; Criticisms on the economic and social policies of Russian President Boris Yeltsin.


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