John the Baptist’s …. Hand?

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This is just bizarre…

What is it with these Russian newspapers??

Link: Ancient Hand Inspires Talk of Miracles

 

Ancient Hand Inspires Talk of Miracles

By Anastasiya Lebedev
Staff Writer

Thousands of people, many of them old women wearing long skirts and head scarves, shaded themselves with umbrellas as they waited for hours Wednesday to see and kiss a chest containing the purported right hand of John the Baptist.

“It’s not every day that they bring something so holy to Moscow,” Svetlana Chausova said, standing near the head of the line at 1 p.m. Chausova, 31, and most of her family had been waiting to get into Christ the Savior Cathedral since 6 a.m. Her husband had to give up earlier to go to work …”

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