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In Russia, Novgorod church returned to Catholics amid new limits on religious freedom

March 24, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: Built in 1893, the church was closed in 1933 under Stalin’s regime and tuned it into a cinema.

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Mar. 24, 2021 10:48 AM ET USA

    Are these "new limits" as outrageous as the cited article might have us believe? Or are they a rational response to the religious liberalism seen throughout the European Church, with the German and Irish Churches leading in this mad rush towards schism? Was the Russian response to halt adoptions of Russian children by certain Western nations a "crackdown" against better homes for these children, or was it a safety measure to protect the children from being raised in a "same sex" household?