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Putin and Communist leader among two million pilgrims to Virgin's Holy Belt
The relic’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.
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.
Appeal to Medvedev against mosque
Moscow residents against the construction of a new place of worship for Muslims are turning to the Russian president: "We do not want the conflict to be transformed into religious confrontation."
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On an official visit to Russia, Mahmoud Abbas signs a joint statement with Putin to implement the road map.
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.
Caritas asks for Orthodox priest to provide pastoral assistance
The Catholic Church in Russia has asked its Orthodox sister to send a priest to provide pastoral care to Orthodox believers working for Caritas in a Nizhniy Novgorod, east of Moscow.
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