Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Kursk Root Mother of God (New York, New York, USA)

Kursk Root Mother of God (New York, New York, USA) , 1898 - March 21

On the night of March 21, 1898 (March 8 in the Russian liturgical calendar), an anarchist time bomb exploded under the icon of the Kursk Root Mother of God, blowing apart its cast-iron baldachin and marble pedestal, the church windows, and the cupola...

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