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Russia To Celebrate Anniversary Of St. Basil's Cathedral

AP | By MANSUR MIROVALEV | Posted 09.07.2011 | Religion

MOSCOW -- Russia will celebrate the 450th anniversary of St. Basil's Cathedral by opening an exhibition dedicated to the so-called "holy fool" who gav...

Yes, Virginia, Hellenes Have Christmas Traditions

Athena Andreadis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.

I'm going to put my tour guide's hat briefly on, and tell you what we Hellenes do around the time of the winter solstice.

Easter in Cappadocia

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Karin Badt

Even if one is not religious, it is one of the nicest places to spend Easter: Cappadocia, Turkey, the home of the fairy chimneys, huge lunar pillars, cones, and spires rising in a crisp blue-white sky.