Orthodox America

  The Cry of the New Martyrs – Fr. Iosif Sofronov

    According to Keston College sources, Fr. Iosif Sofronov, whom we earlier reported as having been arrested (OA 59-60), has been sentenced to three years in camp, believed to be under RSFSR Criminal Code Article 191 ("resisting a representative of authority"). Further details are not known. Fr. Iosif, who is 84 years old, was priest in the village of Vnut in the Novgorod region. (KNS #260)