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One in five Russians believes that the Russian Orthodox Church has become too active in the country`s political life.
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The holy fire ritual, which has been practiced for at least 1,200 years, is particularly risky.
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Russia is abuzz with talk of the Orthodox Church`s wealth and its close links to the Kremlin.
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Madonna has spoken out against a new law in Russia, which likens homosexuality with paedophilia.
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Thousands of mourners flooded into
the iconic St Mark`s Cathedral to bid farewell
Egypt`s Coptic Pope Shenouda III.
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Pope Benedict XVI has said the
Catholic Church shares the pain of the Coptic Orthodox Church
over the death of its patriarch, Pope Shenouda III.
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Pope Shenouda III sought to soothe sectarian tension in his four decades atop Egypt`s Orthodox Church.
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Tens of thousands of Christians packed into the main Coptic cathedral in Cairo hoping to see Pope Shenouda III`s body.
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Seven priests were ordained as
new Bishops of Malankara Orthodox Church at a function at the
Eliya Cathedral here today.
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