Post Modern Missionary
Eli (Anastasia) Demidov is a queer human rights defender and a missionary, working for the rights of women and LGBTQIA persons who suffered sexual abuse while in religious service.
Eli has served for over 15 years in the Roman Catholic Church. During this time he has coordinated night and day shelters, worked in slums, hospitals and hospices in Poland, the Czech Republic, Ukraine, Russia and India.
“Preach the Truth as if you had a million voices. It is silence that kills the world”
— St. Catherine of Siena
My time in preaspirancy in Szczecin, Poland. August 2008. Before receiving white vail and medal on the shoulder.
Leaving for home visit before next stage.
Orphane child in Moscow Shishu Bhavan
Children from Moscow Shishu Bhavan came for holidays to Novisbirsk.