June 22, 2004

NEWS STORY: `Wonder-Working’ Icon Returns Home to Russia

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c. 2004 Religion News Service (UNDATED) The Gospel writer and early apostle Luke is believed to have painted it. For centuries, it was considered the source of miracles, protecting Russia from foreign invaders. It survived looting by the Soviets and the Nazis. And now, more than a half-century after it was smuggled to the United […]

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