Number of those who want to be Orthodox priests has significantly grown in Russia

admin | 21 June 2017
Moscow, June 21, Interfax - The Educational Committee of the Russian Orthodox Church reports that the number of men who want to become Orthodox priests has significantly increased.
Number of those who want to be Orthodox priests has significantly grown in Russia

Thus, the number of those who entered the first course of higher theological educational establishments increased in 19% in 2016 and made 1593 students, the Educational Committee told Interfax-Religion on Wednesday.

Besides, the number of those who took preparatory courses to seminaries has increased in 25% (827 people in 2016-2017 compared to 662 in 2015-2016).

Today 5,877 students study in seminaries to become priests.

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