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2 Million Russians turn out for fertility relic

Shannon Buckley | 25 November 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Fertility, Orthodox Church, Russia
Normally situated at the Vatopedi Monastery on Mount Athos in Greece, the relic made of camel wool is believed to have the power to boost fertility. The National Post reports yesterday that the Russian people really have come out in force! Braving cold and snow, Moscow residents were willing to stand in a 5km line just to touch the belt...


Russia looks to its religious culture

Viktor Malukhin | 30 September 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Orthodox Church, religious education, Russia
The Orthodox Church has won its battle to make religious education compulsory in schools, but secularists have won concessions too.


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