Religion: Churches in Russia

Religion, I saw for myself, is not dead in Russia, but all indications were that it is in an extremely unhealthy condition.

Thus reports Walter Graebner, TIME, & LIFE correspondent, and author of the new book Round Trip to Russia (see p. 100), in one of the best current accounts of the state of religion in the Soviet Union.

When Graebner called on Ambassador William H. Standley in Kuibyshev, the Ambassador suggested that Graebner visit the nearby Greek Orthodox church: "It's one of the things you can do in Kuibyshev." The Intourist guide to...

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