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Russia: An Icon of Stalin

Window on Eurasia writes about a controversy involving an Orthodox priest in a town near St. Petersburg who put up “an icon showing the figure of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin, with some believers and Communists viewing this as simple justice and others as an indication that many Russians have lost any sense of proportion or truth.”

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  • Elena Berins

    Seeng Stalin on icons is so absurd, that I can’t find a word for it. Should we give a military salut to this icon?
    My o’h my am I glad that we are not a part of Moscow Patriarchate. And if I had any doubts before whether we should join with it or not, now it is very clear.

    What happened to priests? How much do they cost these days?

    Will Hitler be next one canonized?

    May God help you clear your minds.

    God’s servant,
    Elena

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