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Banning Hallowe'en in Russia

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  • Fr. John R. Shaw
    In the most recent move to combat foreign pseudo-religious influence, Moscow authorities banned the celebration of Halloween in the capital s schools.
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 30, 2003
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      "In the most recent move to combat foreign "pseudo-religious" influence,
      Moscow authorities banned the celebration of Halloween in the capital's
      schools.

      "Halloween celebrations were "harmful for the education of children,"
      Moscow
      education department spokesman Alexander Gavrilov said Tuesday.
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