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Over 50 thousand faithful in two days for the Holy Belt of the Virgin in Moscow
The relic, one of the most venerated in the Orthodox world, ends its tour of Russia at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. Thousands waited up to 18 hours to see it.
Putin and Communist leader among two million pilgrims to Virgin's Holy Belt
The relicâ€™s tour of Russia ends, in Moscow alone 800 thousand faithful brave sub-zero temperatures to see it. During the election campaign leaders also in church. Opposing comments from those who see this as a "clear sign of the religious revival of the post-Soviet Russia", and those who see it as proof of the "social desperation" that is gripping the country.
Catholics increasingly present in Russia society, apostolic nuncio says
Before leaving for his new posting in Great Britain, Mgr Mennini says goodbye to Russian Catholics, appealing for unity within the community and with Orthodox brothers.
Sacred Belt of the Virgin arrives in Russia, one of the most venerated relics for orthodox
The precious relic, leaves Mount Athos for first time and arrives in St. Petersburg for a tour of the country. The promoters of the initiative: "We hope to help our demographic situation."
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Peace begins in the Holy Land, Russian Patriarch tells Palestinian President
On an official visit to Russia, Mahmoud Abbas signs a joint statement with Putin to implement the road map.
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A tool for peace: the Directory of the Catholic Church in the Holy Land
As a communication tool for local Catholics, the Directory's first English-language edition offers up-to-date information about the Church's activities, institutions and addresses in the Holy Land.
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