A house of God, but who owns the deed?

  • 1998-08-13
  • Rebecca Santana
TALLINN - On just about any morning in Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, groups of tourists can be found taking pictures of elaborate icons and relics while Russian babushkas take communion. Women wearing dresses, with scarves covering their hair, buy candles to light in prayer as tourists in slacks and carrying umbrellas buy postcards at the same counter.Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Tallinn and has always been a focal point of the Orthodox community. But now controversy is raging around the cones high above the cathedral as officials try to figure out t...
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