Main results of the “Holy Saturday: An opinion poll in the temples of the Eastern Vicariate of Moscow” survey

On the 30th of April 2016, on Saturday before Easter – the Holy Saturday, the “Sociology of Religion” Research Laboratory in collaboration with the Synodal Department for Church Charity and Social Service of the Russian Orthodox Church, conducted an opinion poll of people who came for the blessing of Easter cakes and eggs to the churches of the Eastern Vicariate of Moscow. The survey covers 31 temple of the Eastern Vicariate. The total survey sample size was 13 170 people. The main goal of the research was to identify social types of people who come to church before Easter for the blessing of Easter cakes and eggs. The project was supported by PSTGU Development Foundation.

For further information on the research project, please contact Elena Prutskova.

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