Timeline of Twentieth century saints

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:Hieromartyr Michael the priest [[January 3]]  
 
:Hieromartyr Michael the priest [[January 3]]  
 
:Hieromartyrs John Piankov and Nicholas Yakhontov priests [[January 5]]
 
:Hieromartyrs John Piankov and Nicholas Yakhontov priests [[January 5]]
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:Hieromartyrs Alexander and Demetrius priests [[January 8]]
 
*1919 Death of Saints of Tartu: Platon (Kulbush) bishop of Tallinn, Michael (Bleive) and Nicholas (Bezhanitsky) [[January 1]]
 
*1919 Death of Saints of Tartu: Platon (Kulbush) bishop of Tallinn, Michael (Bleive) and Nicholas (Bezhanitsky) [[January 1]]
 
*1919-1922 [[w:Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922)|Greco-Turkish War]]; [[w:Pontic Greek Genocide|Pontic Greek Genocide]] eliminates the Christian population of Trebizond.
 
*1919-1922 [[w:Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922)|Greco-Turkish War]]; [[w:Pontic Greek Genocide|Pontic Greek Genocide]] eliminates the Christian population of Trebizond.
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*1925 Death of [[Tikhon of Moscow]]; St. [[Jonah of Manchuria]], Bishop of Hankou (1922-1925);  
 
*1925 Death of [[Tikhon of Moscow]]; St. [[Jonah of Manchuria]], Bishop of Hankou (1922-1925);  
 
*1928 Death of Hieromartyr Innocentius [[January 6]]
 
*1928 Death of Hieromartyr Innocentius [[January 6]]
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*1930 Michael the priest [[January 7]]
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:Hieromartyrs Nicolas priests and Michael deacon [[January 8]]
 
*1931 Death of Nicholas (Siimo) priest of Kronstadt, [[April 5]].
 
*1931 Death of Nicholas (Siimo) priest of Kronstadt, [[April 5]].
 
*1932 Death of [[Papa-Nicholas (Planas) of Athens]];
 
*1932 Death of [[Papa-Nicholas (Planas) of Athens]];
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*1937 Disappearance of Fr. [[Alexander Hotovitzky]], martyred;  
 
*1937 Disappearance of Fr. [[Alexander Hotovitzky]], martyred;  
 
:Karp (Elb), [[September 11]].
 
:Karp (Elb), [[September 11]].
:Hieromartyr deacon Sergius [[January 3]]   
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:Hieromartyr deacon Sergius [[January 3]]
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:Hieromartyrs Leonidas bishop of Mariysk, Alexander priest and Virgin-martyrs Anthisa and Makaria [[January 8]]   
 
*1938 Death of [[Silouan the Athonite]];
 
*1938 Death of [[Silouan the Athonite]];
 
:Hieromartyrs Demetrius and Theodore priests [[January 4]]
 
:Hieromartyrs Demetrius and Theodore priests [[January 4]]
 
:New Hieromartyr Nicetas bishop of Belevsk, [[January 3]]
 
:New Hieromartyr Nicetas bishop of Belevsk, [[January 3]]
 
:Hieromartyrs Basil priest, Macarius and John [[January 5]]
 
:Hieromartyrs Basil priest, Macarius and John [[January 5]]
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:Venerable Isaac of Optina [[January 8]]
 
*1940 Death of Hieromartyr Leontius deacon, [[January 3]]  
 
*1940 Death of Hieromartyr Leontius deacon, [[January 3]]  
 
*1941 Martyrdom of [[Gorazd (Pavlik) of Prague]] by Nazis; [[Platon of Banja Luka]], [[May 5]]; [[Petar (Zimonjić) of Dabar-Bosna]],  
 
*1941 Martyrdom of [[Gorazd (Pavlik) of Prague]] by Nazis; [[Platon of Banja Luka]], [[May 5]]; [[Petar (Zimonjić) of Dabar-Bosna]],  
 
*1941-45 Croatian [[w:Ustaše|Ustasa]] terrorists kill 500,000 Orthodox Serbs, expel 250,000 and force 250,000 to convert to [[Roman Catholic Church|Catholicism]].   
 
*1941-45 Croatian [[w:Ustaše|Ustasa]] terrorists kill 500,000 Orthodox Serbs, expel 250,000 and force 250,000 to convert to [[Roman Catholic Church|Catholicism]].   
 
*1942 Death of [[Joanikije (Lipovac) of Montenegro]], [[July 20]]
 
*1942 Death of [[Joanikije (Lipovac) of Montenegro]], [[July 20]]
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:New Hieromartyr Sergius priest [[January 6]]
 
*1943-44 Hundreds of Orthodox priests of the [[Church of Ukraine|Ukrainian Orthodox Church]] eliminated, tortured and drowned by Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists - [[w:Ukrainian Insurgent Army|Ukrainian Rebel Army]], aided by [[Eastern Catholic Churches|Uniate]] Metr. Josyf Slipyj who was a spiritual leader of Nazi military units that were later condemned by the Nuremberg tribunal, and who was imprisoned by Soviet authorities for aiding the UPA.   
 
*1943-44 Hundreds of Orthodox priests of the [[Church of Ukraine|Ukrainian Orthodox Church]] eliminated, tortured and drowned by Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists - [[w:Ukrainian Insurgent Army|Ukrainian Rebel Army]], aided by [[Eastern Catholic Churches|Uniate]] Metr. Josyf Slipyj who was a spiritual leader of Nazi military units that were later condemned by the Nuremberg tribunal, and who was imprisoned by Soviet authorities for aiding the UPA.   
 
*1945-90 Persecution of the [[Church of Albania|Orthodox Church in Albania]].
 
*1945-90 Persecution of the [[Church of Albania|Orthodox Church in Albania]].

Revision as of 08:55, May 27, 2009

Elizabeth the New Martyr, July 18;
St. Vladimir; January 25;
St. Theophanes, December 11;
Saints of Ivangorod: Dimitry (Chistoserdov) and Alexander (Volkov) December 26;
Sergy (Florinsky) of Rakvere, December 17;
Hieromartyr Michael the priest January 3
Hieromartyrs John Piankov and Nicholas Yakhontov priests January 5
Hieromartyrs Alexander and Demetrius priests January 8
Hieromartyrs Nicolas priests and Michael deacon January 8
Karp (Elb), September 11.
Hieromartyr deacon Sergius January 3
Hieromartyrs Leonidas bishop of Mariysk, Alexander priest and Virgin-martyrs Anthisa and Makaria January 8
Hieromartyrs Demetrius and Theodore priests January 4
New Hieromartyr Nicetas bishop of Belevsk, January 3
Hieromartyrs Basil priest, Macarius and John January 5
Venerable Isaac of Optina January 8
New Hieromartyr Sergius priest January 6

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