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14 December 2018


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There are 11 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Orthodox Church".

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1. Sex, Drugs, and Rockin' Rectors

This week is all about the places where Russians and new cultural phenomena meet, for better and for worse.

Tags: orthodox church, st. petersburg, putin
By Irina Bukharin
2. Of Rockets and Ruptures

Falling objects, family feuds, and friendly felines dominated our attention this week.

Tags: space, nasa, Trump, orthodox church, cat
By Irina Bukharin
3. Butina, Babies, and Baby-making

This week, depressing news about divisions and birth rates can only really be counteracted with a smile over the Orthodox church’s new take on sex.

Tags: religion, orthodox church, moscow, putin, dogs
By Irina Bukharin
4. Life, Death, and Pizza

Climate change is destroying Russia and people still want to duel, but at least someone’s getting free pizza.

Tags: pushkin, environment, food, orthodox church, navalny, putin
By Irina Bukharin
5. Skyfalls, Sinking Feelings, and Smitings

Falling from a Russian sky near you: airplanes, bags of money, and well-timed lightning bolts!

Tags: World Cup, soccer, orthodox church, Altai, sochi, Ufa
By Irina Bukharin
6. Crime Doesn't Pay

This is the crime-filled Russia you’ve always heard about, including a cat smuggling drugs and railroad theft.

Tags: cat, orthodox church, Kaluga, st. petersburg
By Irina Bukharin
7. Fevronia's Day

On July 8, Russia celebrates the Day of Family, Love and Fidelity, a holiday aimed at promoting traditional family values, more commonly known as Fevronia's Day. What's it all about?

Tags: Fevronia, Orthodox Church, holidays
By Elizaveta Shkurina
8. Orthodox-Catholic Summit

This week, Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill met in Havana. Why was this such a big deal?

Tags: Orthodox, Catholic, orthodoxy, orthodox church
By Paul E. Richardson
9. Andrey Rublev

The author of the Old Testament Trinityicon; his life and other works.

Tags: rublev, icons, trinity, orthodox church
By Linda DeLaine
10. Russian Icons

A discussion of this unique spiritual art form with many colorful examples.

Tags: icons, art, orthodox church
By Linda DeLaine

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