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There are 34 item(s) tagged with the keyword "orthodox church".

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1. Russian Easter Amid Conflict

Russia's 2022 Easter proceedings were tainted by the ongoing war in Ukraine.

Tags: Orthodox Church, religion, easter, war in ukraine, putin
2. Frozen Traditions, The Epiphany Swim

Religious or not, January 19th marks the day in which thousands of Russians dunk themselves in freezing waters for the annual Epiphany swim.

Tags: winter, ice swimming, Orthodox Church, epiphany, religion
3. The Orthodox Church Strikes Back

A high-school biology teacher wasn't expecting officials of the Russian Orthodox Church to be so vocal about a recent lesson.

Tags: religion, Orthodox Church, education
4. Four Russian Treasures in North America

Remnants of the Imperial Russian past are all over Alaska – and California, too.

Tags: matryoshka, pelmeni, tourism, Orthodox Church, russian america, alaska, california
5. Sinfully Good Burgers

A Russian woman is suing McDonald's for producing advertising so effective she gave up on Lent.

Tags: law, food, maslenitsa, lent, Orthodox Church
6. Protein, Protein, Protein!

Heads up, parents! You might not celebrate Russian Orthodox Lent, but who wouldn’t appreciate a tidbit from a nutritionist?

Tags: lent, nutrition, food, Orthodox Church, russian post
7. Searching for St. Nicholas

A town on the Turkish coast preserves the memory of one of Russia’s most venerated saints.

Tags: st. nicholas, Orthodox Church, religion, christmas
8. Don't Try This at Home

“If questions arise as to whether demons should be driven out of this or that person, first of all, you need to turn to the priests. Any [personal] initiative in this is completely unacceptable.”

– Metropolitan Hilarion, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church’s Department of External Relations, in response to a video showing parents attempting an exorcism on their son
Tags: exorcism, Orthodox Church
9. Wash Your Shoes, but Not Here

Five men recorded themselves washing their shoes in a holy site in Kaliningrad. Then they overshared.

Tags: Orthodox Church, social media, religion, Kaliningrad
10. My Kingdom for a Church

Russia and Turkey are split over the use of an iconic Istanbul— er, Constantinople— monument.

Tags: islam, Orthodoxy, history, Orthodox Church, turkey

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