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*[[Boris the Pomak]]
 
*[[Boris the Pomak]]
 
*[[Chrestos the Albanian]]
 
*[[Chrestos the Albanian]]
*[[Chrysostom of Smyrna]]
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*[[Chrysostomos (Kalafatis) of Smyrna|Chrysostom of Smyrna]]
 
*[[Cyril VI of Constantinople]], ethnomartyr
 
*[[Cyril VI of Constantinople]], ethnomartyr
 
*[[Demetrios Doukas]]
 
*[[Demetrios Doukas]]
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==[[New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia]]==
 
==[[New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia]]==
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*[[Benjamin (Kazansky) of Petrograd and Gdovsk|Benjamin (Kazansky)]]
 
*[[Elizabeth Feodorovna]]
 
*[[Elizabeth Feodorovna]]
 
*[[John Kochurov]]
 
*[[John Kochurov]]
 
*[[John (Pommers) of Riga]]
 
*[[John (Pommers) of Riga]]
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*[[New Martyrs of Butovo]]
 
*[[Nicholas II of Russia]]
 
*[[Nicholas II of Russia]]
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*[[Peter (Skipetrov) of Petrograd]]
 
*[[Seraphim (Chichagov) of Leningrad and Gdovsk|Seraphim (Chichagov)]]
 
*[[Seraphim (Chichagov) of Leningrad and Gdovsk|Seraphim (Chichagov)]]
*[[Benjamin (Kazansky) of Petrograd and Gdovsk|Benjamin (Kazansky)]]
 
 
*[[Vladimir (Bogoyavlensky) of Kiev and Gallich]]
 
*[[Vladimir (Bogoyavlensky) of Kiev and Gallich]]
*[[New Martyrs of Butovo]]
 
  
 
==Serbian New Martyrs==
 
==Serbian New Martyrs==
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* [[New Martyrs of Optina Pustyn]] (†1993)
 
* [[New Martyrs of Optina Pustyn]] (†1993)
 
* [[Jose Muñoz-Cortes]] (†1997)
 
* [[Jose Muñoz-Cortes]] (†1997)
* [[Daniil Sysoyev]] (†2009)
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* [[Daniel Sysoev]] (†2009)
  
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==

Revision as of 11:02, February 18, 2014

The title of New Martyr was originally given to martyrs under heretical rulers (the original martyrs being under pagans), then later to the Church's martyrs under Islam and various modern atheistic regimes, especially Communist.

Contents

New Martyrs under the Ottoman yoke

New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia

Serbian New Martyrs

New Martyrs of the Boxer Rebellion

New Martyrs of the Modern Era

Sources

  • Blackwell Dictionary of Eastern Christianity, 341-43
  • Vaporis, Rev. Nomikos Michael. Witnesses for Christ: Orthodox Christian Neomartyrs of the Ottoman Period 1437-1860
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