Russian Orthodox leader Alexy II dies at 79

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c. 2008 Religion News Service NEW YORK _ Russian Orthodox Patriarch Alexy II, who shepherded his church through the rubble of communism but was unable or unwilling to heal a longstanding breach with the Catholic Church, died Friday (Dec. 5). He was 79. Alexy, the spiritual leader to more than 100 million Christians around the […]

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