Catholic and Enjoying It!
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It’s the story of a family who fled the soviets in the 30s and lived in the wilderness, cut off from all human contact, for 40 years.
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Seconded! What resilience and ingenuity!
They fled violent religious persecution, but at the expense of being cut off from the sacraments for the rest of their lives. How sad.
So this is a cool story because it involves Russians? Why am I suspecting that if an American were to advocate doing this, albeit in a better prepared manner, (as indeed some Americans have advocated and a few have attempted), he would be considered not “cool”, but a nut or dangerous “extremist”?
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