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11. Five Wild Facts about St. Basil's Cathedral

On October 14, 1991, St. Basil’s Cathedral was reopened after six decades. Here are five fun facts in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Cathedral’s rebirth.

Tags: Russia, Moscow, Red Square, st. basil, St. Basil's Cathedral, Pokrovsky Sobor, religion, Ivan IV
By Alice E.M. Underwood
12. Great Lent

The Great Lent is forty days when the Church is involved in repentance, fasting, prayer and almsgiving.

Tags: orthodox, lent, fast pasch, religion, easter, paskha
By Linda DeLaine
13. Easter Reborn

Easter survived by stealth and cunning through the Soviet era. Now it is making a triumphant comeback in Russia as the country grasps religion anew.

Tags: religion, easter, paskha, orthodox
By Maria Kolesnikova
14. Byzantine Catholic Church in Russia

Examination of the history of this Christian tradition, which is in full communion with the Church of Rome.

Tags: religion, byzantine catholic
By Linda DeLaine
15. Orthodox Christian Canonization

Canonization, in the Orthodox Church, is different from sainthood in the Catholic Church. Learn how and why individuals are added to the canon and the role this plays in Orthodox spirituality.

Tags: canonization, Orthodoxy, religion, ikons
By Linda DeLaine
16. Book Picks - Russian Orthodox Christianity

Editor's choice of books about Russian Orthodox Christianity.

Tags: books, religion, orthodox
By Linda DeLaine
17. 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

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