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Russia shelves plans for ‘Orthodox Vatican’

November 13, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Russian officials have quietly withdrawn approval for a plan to build an imposing new headquarters for the Moscow Patriarchate. While the decision has been explained as a result of the Covid epidemic, there is speculation that it reflects tension between the Russian Orthodox leadership and President Vladimir Putin.

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