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*[[Demetrios the Neomartyr]]
 
*[[Demetrios the Neomartyr]]
 
*[[Athanasios the Neomartyr]]
 
*[[Athanasios the Neomartyr]]
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*[[Athanasius of Thessalonica]], the new-Martyr
 
*[[John the New of Suceava]]
 
*[[John the New of Suceava]]
 
*[[Akylina of Chalkidike]]
 
*[[Akylina of Chalkidike]]
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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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*[[Habeeb Kheshy]]
 
*[[Habeeb Kheshy]]
 
*[[Hasan]]
 
*[[Hasan]]
*[[John of Ioannina]], a.k.a. John the Tailor
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*[[John the New of Ioannina]], a.k.a. John the Tailor
 
*[[Kosmas Aitolos]]
 
*[[Kosmas Aitolos]]
 
*[[Makarios the Monk]]
 
*[[Makarios the Monk]]
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*[[Paisius and Habakkuk]]
 
*[[Paisius and Habakkuk]]
  
==New Martyrs under the Bolshevik yoke==
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==[[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]]
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*[[John (Pommers) of Riga]]
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*[[New Martyrs of Butovo]]
 
*[[Nicholas II of Russia]]
 
*[[Nicholas II of Russia]]
*[[Seraphim Chichagov]]
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*[[Peter (Skipetrov) of Petrograd]]
*[[Veniamin Kazanskii]]
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*[[Seraphim (Chichagov) of Leningrad and Gdovsk|Seraphim (Chichagov)]]
 
*[[Vladimir (Bogoyavlensky) of Kiev and Gallich]]
 
*[[Vladimir (Bogoyavlensky) of Kiev and Gallich]]
  
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==New Martyrs of the Boxer Rebellion==
 
==New Martyrs of the Boxer Rebellion==
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*[[Mitrophan Ji]]
 
*[[Ia the Teacher]]
 
*[[Ia the Teacher]]
 
*[[Holy Martyrs of China]]
 
*[[Holy Martyrs of China]]
  
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==New Martyrs of the Modern Era==
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* [[Philoumenos (Hasapis) of Jacob's Well]] (†1979)
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* [[Paul (de Ballester-Convallier) of Nazianzus]] (†1984)
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* [[John (Karastamatis) of Santa Cruz]] (†1985)
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* [[Alexander Men]] (†1990)
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* [[Nestor (Savchuk)]] (†1993)
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* [[New Martyrs of Optina Pustyn]] (†1993)
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* [[Jose Muñoz-Cortes]] (†1997)
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* [[Daniel Sysoev]] (†2009)
  
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==

Revision as of 12:02, 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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