2007-08-17 Iulian Muresan
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Romanian Orthodox Church might be at a turning point facing up to its Communist past

The then Romanian Orthodox Church Patriarch TheocistIn Romania the communist archives are still the skeleton in the closet for both politicians and high clergy alike. The Romanian Orthodox Church is now at a turning point after its Patriarch passed away at the beginning of the month. The search for his successor has reopened the highly sensitive issue of the relationship between church leaders and the communist authorities before 1989. Radio Romania International's Iulian Muresan reports from Bucharest.

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