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Russian Orthodox Church declares war on ISIS a ‘holy battle’

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There once was a major Christian leader who advocated armed might to both stem the tide of an invading and quite bloody army as well as to protect individual Christians threatened by the same invaders. Almost a thousand years later, the warning largely attributed to philosopher Jorge Santyana still rings true: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Continue reading Russian Orthodox Church declares war on ISIS a ‘holy battle’