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MOSCOW, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release is being issued by the World Congress of Families: "The WCF Moscow Demographic Summit: Family and The Future of Humankind" concluded with the adoption of a Declaration demanding that governments everywhere adopt pro-family demographic policies.
ROCKFORD, Ill., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An article in today's New York Times ("Russians Adopt U.S.
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By Adam Tanner SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Russian Orthodox Church Abroad adopted a resolution on Thursday at a historic synod that would accept the Moscow Patriarch as its head after more than 80 years of bitter separation following the Communist revolution.
By Adam Tanner SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Russian Orthodox Church Abroad, long exiled in the United States, votes on Thursday on whether to embrace the Moscow-based church it left after the 1917 Communist revolution.
By Adam Tanner SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - After atheistic Communists seized power in Russia in 1917, exiles set up the Russian Orthodox church abroad, waiting for the day that worshipers could freely practice their faith back in the motherland.
By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor PARIS (Reuters) - Pope Benedict, who has dropped his title "patriarch of the West" to boost ties with Orthodox Christians, should scrap more terms tagged to his name if he wants real progress, a senior Russian Orthodox bishop has said.
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