Thursday, May 5, 2011

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Calls for Return of Appropriated Churches in Transcaucasia

Patriarch Kirill (Gundyayev) has written President Rashid B. Temrezov of Karachayevo-Cherkessia calling for the return of the republic's ancient churches, many used for secular purposes since the Soviet era, to the care of the Russian Orthodox Church, which currently has jurisdiction over the region. More here.

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