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2007-08-20 15:02:44

Text of report by Interfax-Ukraine news agency Kiev, 20 August: A brawl involving Orthodox believers and pagan fire-worshippers has taken place near the [foundations of the ruined] Desyatynna church in Kiev, the Interfax-Ukraine news agency learnt from the press service of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate. According to the press service, "people in embroidered clothes (ritual clothes of pagans) started assembling" towads the end of the service on Sunday [19...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.