Moscow, Feb. 25, 2008 (CWNews.com) - Russian President Valdimir Putin has announced that Russian Orthodox seminarians are obliged to do mandatory military service, Vatican Radio reports.
Putin's policy announcement appears to put the government on a collision course with the leadership of the Russian Orthodox Church. The Moscow patriarchate in the past has threatened to expel any seminarians who use firearms or engage in military service.
Archaeology Museum in Bulgaria's Plovdiv Shows for the First Time Newly Restored Early Christian Tomb With Murals of Jesus Christ's Miracles - A 4th century AD Early Christian Roman tomb with stunning biblical murals depicting the miracles of Jesus Christ, which was found by accident in the southe...
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