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The Crusades: War in the name of God

donderdag, maart 6, 2014 · Category Religion · comments 2

The Crusades: War in the name of God

Fascinated by history and the Holy land, planning a trip to the Holy land in the footsteps of the crusaders as well as the Bible, I just came across a fantastic new 3 part mini series for BBC.

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Some fuzz about Archpriest Vsevolod Tsjaplin's call for a new dress code for Russian women

zaterdag, januari 29, 2011 · Category Religion · comments 0

Some fuzz about Archpriest Vsevolod Tsjaplin's call for a new dress code for Russian women

If the Russian Orthodox Church could have it's way, Russian women would no longer use make-up and wrap themselves in subtle long skirts and high-necked sweaters on hot summer days, instead of the usual hot pants and wide hanging blouses, which reveal a lot of female flesh "on sale". That is the opinion of archpriest Vsevolod Tsjaplin, a high priest who wrote an open letter proposing a new nationwide, national dress code.

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Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia: the 16th Patriarch

donderdag, augustus 26, 2010 · Category Religion · comments 1

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia: the 16th Patriarch

Metropolitan Kirill was born on 20 November 1946 in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg). His secular name was Vladimir Gundyaev. Both his father and grandfather were priests. "I wanted to be a priest even when I was a child" he said in one interview. The "quiet man of prayer" has made way for the "efficient manager". A small inside.

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