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Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Worship in the Russian Tradition

The Standard reports that a Russian woman faces a three stretch for lighting her cigarette on a church candle.

In Russia this is an offence of disrespect of religion. Under the UK's equally Stalinist laws, she would not be facing gaol. But she could get a fine for breaching the Smoking Ban.

Meanwhile another Russian is facing punishment for playing Pokémon Go in church. In a meeting room at Westcott, the ordinands planning the next alternative evensong have the inspiration they've been praying for....

1 comment :

  1. Where are the members of Pussy Riot when you need them?

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