Russia: prelates lament population decline
Catholic World News - May 19, 2011
Orthodox, Catholic, and Protestant leaders from Russia and several adjacent nations gathered recently in Moscow to address the demographic crisis afflicting the region. Russia’s population has fallen from 149 million to 143 million since 1991.
“Today we continue the work already begun, in the hope that this common commitment contributes to the solution of a problem on which, without exaggeration, the material and spiritual prosperity of future generations of our countries and all of humanity depend,” said Catholic Archbishop Paolo Pezzi of Moscow.
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