Church and state in the reign of Paul I

Authors: Abramova I.L. Published: 14.09.2015
Published in issue: #9(35)/2015  
DOI: 10.18698/2306-8477-2015-9-298  
Category: The Humanities in Technical University | Chapter: Historical Sciences and Archaeology  
Keywords: Church, state, the clergy, the priests, secularization, bureaucracy, Synod, Consistory, the chief priest, Seminary, Roman Catholic Church, the Jesuits

The article analyzes the legislation of the government of Paul I to the Church and clergy. The novelty of the research is to attempt assessment of the place and role of this Board in the history of the Russian Empire in XVIII-XIX centuries on the basis of official acts of absolutism, to trace the continuity in the various confessions of Catherine II, Paul I, Alexander I, the correlation of socio-economic environment with government laws.

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