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Catherine and the Russian Religious Renaissance

Catherine Doherty by Russian shrine

Catherine Doherty by Russian shrineThis brief account of Catherine Doherty’s relationship to what has been called the Russian Religious Renaissance makes the plea that Catherine should be included among those who have brought the treasures of Russia to the West.

Does the Orthodox Church Canonize People?

Catherine Doherty wearing Russian pilgrim clothes.

Catherine Doherty wearing Russian pilgrim clothes.Because Catherine Doherty was reared in both the Orthodox and Catholic traditions, and because unity between these two great ancient traditions was one of her intense desires, Madonna House is sensitive to what the Orthodox Church’s (and more specifically the Russian Orthodox Church’s) approach is to this whole question of the canonization of saints.