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Saturday, May 29, 2010

Moscow Turns Ownership of Public Monasteries over to Orthodox Church

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has ordered the handover of about 20 Moscow-area monasteries to the Russian Orthodox Church, returning properties seized during the Bolshevik Revolution almost a century ago.

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1 comment:

kkollwitz said...

Wow, this might be hard for Americans to fully appreciate.

But not English Catholics.

Oh, Queen! Can we talk?