U.S. parishes mourning an Orthodox visionary

Posted: March 29, 2014 at 2:45 a.m.

When major religious leaders die, it’s traditional that public figures — secular and sacred — release letters expressing sorrow and sending their condolences to the spiritual sheep who are suddenly without a shepherd.

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Religion, Pages 13 on 03/29/2014


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