Caesaropapism

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the doctrine that the state is supreme over the church in ecclesiastical matters

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Cyril and Methodius, the Russian missions of the seventeenth through the twentieth centuries, the missions to Japan, China, Korea, and so forth--represent dual missionary endeavors undertaken by the church and the emperor together, in which so-called caesaropapist relations between church and state are evident.
Orthodox mission needs to become truly Christ's mission, avoiding ideological influences and aspirations to state support or to new or renewed caesaropapist relations between church and state.
The third category, the caesaropapist, subordinates the religion to the state.