Russian Orthodox Church will not accept Bitcoin in offering plate

Russian Orthodox Church will not accept Bitcoin in offering plate

A church spokesperson said it was also unlikely the church would release its own digital currency. With roughly 100 million members, the church representing the dominant religion in Russia has no plans to accept cryptocurrency donations or offerings.According to a Q&A streamed on YouTube by Jesus Portal, the chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, Hilarion Alfeyev, said the Russian Orthodox Church, or ROC, is not planning to create its own digital currency, nor accept cryptocurrency including Bitcoin (BTC) for donations. However, Alfeyev added....


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