See also: Christianity in the 20th century
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Trinity Church, Antarctica, a 15m-high siberian pine Russian Orthodox church that can accommodate up to 30 worshipers. It opened in 2004, and it is manned year-around by Orthodox hieromonk priests volunteering for the Antarctic assignment.
Christianity in the 21st century is characterized by the pursuit of Church unity and the continued resistance to persecution and secularization.
A Catholic priest celebrating Tridentine Mass during the elevation of the chalice after the consecration.
With the election of Pope Benedict XVI, there...