Roushie Orthodox Kirk

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Coordinates: 55°42′40″N 37°37′45″E / 55.71111°N 37.62917°E / 55.71111; 37.62917

Roushie Orthodox Kirk
(Moscow Patriarchate)
Christ the Savior Cathedral Moscow.jpg
The Cathedral o Christ the Saviour in Moscow
Roushie: Храм Христа Спасителя [Khram Khrista Spasitelya]
Foonder Apostle Andrew, Vladimir the Great "Baptism o Rus'" in 988[1]
Unthirldom 1448, de facto in the Moscow pairt[2]
Recognition 1589, bi Ecumenical Patriarchate
Primate Kirill, Patriarch o Moscow
Headquarters Danilov Monastery, Moscow, Roushie
Leid Kirk Slavonic
Members 150,000,000 adherents tae Roushie Orthodoxy estimatit warldwide (2011)[3]
Bishops 368
Priests 32,059
Parishes 30,675
Monasteries 816

The Roushie Orthodox Kirk (ROC; Roushie: Ру́сская правосла́вная це́рковь), alternatively legally kent as the Moscow Patriarchate (Roushie: Моско́вский Патриарха́т),[4] is ane o the autocephalous Eastren Orthodox kirks, in full communion wi ither Eastren Orthodox patriarchates.

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