Published: 13 June 2017
On March 23, 2017 two-year students of the Theology Institute of the Belarusian State University attended the lectures of Mikhail Shkarovsky, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor of the St. Petersburg Theological Academy, Chief Archivist of the Central State Archives of St. Petersburg. The meeting raised issues of the history of Russian church immigration in the twentieth century, the position of the Orthodox Church in the occupied territories of Belarus during the Second World War, and the feat of the new martyrs and confessors of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Reference: M.V. Shkarovsky is a member of the Church and Public Council for the Immortalization of the Memory of the New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia under the chairmanship of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, the joint dissertation council D 999.073.04 on the theology of the Church-wide post-graduate and doctoral studies of St. Cyril and Methodius, St. Tikhon's Orthodox University, Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov and the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation.