East-West Church & Ministry Report
Vol. 5, No. 2, Spring 1997, Covering the Former Soviet Union and East Central Europe

News Notes

Actions of the Russian Orthodox Church Council, 18-22 February 1997 Sources: OMRI, no. 37, 21 February 1997; Express-Khronika, 24 February 1997; Jim Vail, "Religious Cults Demand Day in Court," Moscow Times, 15 January 1997, 1-2.


According to the recently published report, "Kui kristlik on Eestimaa?" ("How Christian is Estonia?," available in Estonian and English), Estonia, the northernmost Baltic nation, has 1,476,031 inhabitants and only 491 Christian churches.  Church attendance in the country is stagnant or declining.

Sources: DAWN Europe and MissionNet, a ministry of Resources International, 1 April 1997.

News Notes, East-West Church & Ministry Report, 5 (Spring 1997), 13.

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1997 Institute for East-West Christian Studies
ISSN 1069-5664

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