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Tuesday, October 24, 2006
And of all the branches of Eastern Orthodoxy to which Dreher's search for an annoyance-free Sunday morning could have taken him -- the Russian? Among which priests does he find the moral purity he's been seeking -- the ones that work(ed) with the KGB, or the ones that worked with the Okhrana? (I'm sure his own priest is pure as the driven snow, as are yours and mine, but this is supposed to be about institutional integrity, right?)