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« on: April 24, 2010, 11:09:55 AM »

"Vardzia, Georgia (CNN) -- In an isolated mountain valley on the southern edge of the former Soviet Union stands a cliff honey-combed with caves.

This is Vardzia -- a cave monastery built in the 12th century by Georgian kings and queens.."


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« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2010, 01:00:17 PM »

An article that's both very interesting and very sad.  I was hoping to see where the Georgian gov't would step in to preserve the monks' way of living, and thus Holy Orthodoxy in Georgia, but alas...

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