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The list of martyrs and confessors replenished with new names

July 18 2006

The Holy Synod of the ROC included in the Cathedral of the new martyrs and confessors of 14 new names. Their names will be announced By Local Churches of the world for inclusion in the calendar.

Now, the number of canonized ascetics XX century was 1701 persons. "New Martyrs were canonized by the Holy Synod meeting, which takes place in the Trinity-Sergius Lavra, chaired by the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Alexy II.

From the Moscow diocese canonized Archimandrite Rodion Fedorov (1864 - 1933), Archpriest Alexei Rozhdestvensky (1865 - December 26, 1937), Archpriest Peter Markov (1881 - February 21, 1938), a priest Eugene Isadskogo (1879 - January 31, 1930), priest Demetrius Belyaev ( 1875 - 1937), monk Basil Mazurenko (1882 - 1938), novice Kovrova Martha (1897 - 1938), Matthew Gusev (1868 - 1938), Andrei Trofimov (1882 -1938), said "Herald"

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