Bolshakova E.V. The Canonization of Nicholas II in 1981 and 2000: The History and Problems of Acceptance
The article discusses how ROCOR and Moscow Patriarchate perceived canonizations of Nicolas II in 1981 and 2001 and delves into the main steps in the process of canonization in the modern orthodox tradition and the history of glorification of the tsarist family by ROCOR and Moscow Patriarchate. Canonization criteria and modern cultural phenomena associated with the acceptance of Nicolas II’s sanctity are considered in detail.
canonization, new martyrs, Nicholas II, the issues of sanctity, Moscow Patriarchate, ROCOR