Metropolitan Hilarion, the Moscow Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church, has warned that Christianity is dying out in Europe and being replaced with secular ideology.
Speaking at a conference in London, the patriarch stated, ‚Äú[The] monopoly of the secular idea has affirmed itself in contemporary Europe. Its manifestation is the discrimination of religious vision in the social sphere. Other peoples will live in Europe in the future, with other faiths, other cultures, and other paradigms of values??.‚ÄĚ
He went on to say that secularism and liberal thinking is dominating the culture and have been exacerbated by the changing ‚Äúethical and religious landscape of Europe,‚ÄĚ the immigration crisis, and ‚Äúmilitary conflict and economic problems in the Middle East.‚ÄĚ
In response to this sweep of secularism and conflict, Hilarion called for churches to rally together. ...