Bloom, André Borisovich [Anthony of Sourozh] (1914–2003), archbishop of Sourozh, head of the Russian Orthodox church in Great Britain and Ireland, and exarch in Europe, was born in Lausanne, Switzerland, on 19 June 1914, the only child of Boris Edwardovich Bloom (1884–1937), a career diplomat of the Russian ...
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Sharf, Marina [name in religion Mother Thekla] (1918–2011), Orthodox nun, was born on 18 July 1918 at Kislovodsk in the northern Caucasus, the second child of Vladimir Sharf (1879/80–1956), barrister, and his wife, Alla, otherwise Mary Ann, née Volkenstein (1885–1975), a Jewess who had converted to Christianity. Her brother ...
Zernov, Nicolas Mikhailovich (1898–1980), Russian Orthodox theologian and pioneer in the movement for Christian unity, was born in Moscow on 9 October 1898 os, the eldest of four children (two sons, two daughters) of Mikhail Stefanovich Zernov (1857–1938) and his wife, Sofia Aleksandrovna Kesler...