Patriarch Kirill wants monastery that was Gulag to be spiritual center

From Ecumenical News International (26 August 2009): By Sophia Kishkovsky Moscow, 26 August (ENI)–The Solovetsky Islands off the coast of Russia’s northern Arkhangelsk region – settled by monks in the 15th century – became in the 20th century a center for the Soviet Gulag system of prison camps. Now the monastery archipelago should become a […]

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