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Russian Emigre Church Wants To Rejoin Moscow


http://gdb.rferl.org/F8F76942-499B-4ECA-9284-5552C053779F_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/F8F76942-499B-4ECA-9284-5552C053779F_mw800_mh600.jpg The head of the Moscow-based Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Aleksy II (file photo) (epa) December 13, 3006 -- Leaders of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia, which split from Moscow after the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, have voted to reach a full reconciliation with the Russian church next May.


A spokesman for the group in New York said bishops of the U.S.-based church chose the date during a meeting and that it is now up to church leaders in Moscow to vote on whether they agree on the timing.


(AP)

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