Religion: Verigin Free

The Community of Christians of the Universal Brotherhood, as Western Canada's sect of Doukhobors call themselves, breathed easier last month when their leader, Peter Verigin II, was saved from deportation to Russia (TIME, Feb. 13). Locked up at immigration headquarters in Halifax, Leader Verigin admonished his followers to keep calm. "Do not follow the example of the foolish Sons of Freedom [fanatical inner Doukhobor sect], provocators who have been banished from the land [for going naked] and with whom we have nothing to do whatever. . . . Pay punctually all your...

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