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'Leviathan' a Grimly Familiar Beast
Originally Posted: 01/28/2015 - 3:55pm | Type: Blog

Leviathan is fully relatable to anyone who has worked against a system that’s left them battered, bruised, and utterly spent. In the struggle for justice, it’s easy to feel like y ...

Expectations High for Summit between Pope Francis and Vladimir Putin
Originally Posted: 11/20/2013 - 5:48pm | Type: Blog

Next week’s summit between Pope Francis and Russian President Vladmir Putin may be the most important meeting between a pontiff and a visiting head of state in nearly a quarter of a century, with war-torn Syri ...

Punk Protesters Sentenced to Two Years in Russian Jail
Originally Posted: 08/20/2012 - 9:22am | Type: Blog

Rather than standing up in the face of authority as an advocate for the poor and oppressed (arguably one of the principal responsibilities of a church), they have joined in the subjugation of human rights in R ...

'Pussy Riot' Sentencing: Can't Jail Female Fury
Originally Posted: 08/17/2012 - 4:24pm | Type: Blog

Russian feminist punk rock collective sentenced to prison for "performance prayer" in Orthodox cathedral. Three women from the Russian feminist punk collective Pussy Rio ...

The Church's Role in the Georgia-Russia Conflict
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>The recent Georgia-Russia mini-war in and around South Ossetia was definitely not a religious war, but it serves as a reminder that religious identity doesn't even come in third place when issues ...