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There are 23 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Orthodox Church".

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11. Baptism of the Christ

Russia has its own way of marking Twelfth Night (Ephiphany). But as a Christian holiday it misses the mark.

Tags: ice swimming, religion, orthodox church, epiphany
12. 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
13. 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
14. 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
15. 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
16. 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
17. Pyramid & Paskha

A strange church in St. Petersburg’s outskirts offers a fascinating historical side trip.

Tags: orthodox church, st. petersburg
18. 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
19. 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
20. Andrey Rublev

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

Tags: rublev, icons, trinity, orthodox church
By Linda DeLaine

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