Skip to comments.Russian City Sees First Corpus Christi Procession in 95 Years
Posted on 06/05/2013 7:00:44 PM PDT by marshmallow
Catholics in St. Petersburg, Russia joined in a Eucharistic procession through the citys streets on June 2.
The Corpus Christi procession was the first such public celebration since the Communist revolution in 1918. Police escorted the priests, religious, and lay people who joined in the march, which covered a distance of nearly 2 miles between parish churches.
Russian faithful allowed Corpus Christi procession after 95 years (Rome Reports)
seriously, Russia is looking better every day, even under Putrin...
A strong Orthodox Church is a valuable ally against Islamic terrorism.
This was a Catholic procession but your observation remains valid.
Thank you for the correction.
Putin has been encouraging the Orthodox Church, too, and I didn’t read closely enough.
Good catch ~ we had a thread earlier this year about some planning for this event.
I read somewhere that at Fatima, Our Lady said Russia would get very bad, and then very good. I can’t seem to find that exact quote though....
We have certainly seen the “very bad” already....
Only if it were properly consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Which it hasn't been. Otherwise, it would spread its errors. Which it has.
Having said all that, some trends there are encouraging.
it was done by John Paul II - very publicly.
"It needs to be mentioned, however, that Russia was never specifically mentioned in the consecration prayer but the consecration was in the form of a 'whole world consecration'."
Putin likely realizes that Russia cannot be Russia without Christianity, while the United States, where Christianity is subverted every day, becomes less and less the United States.