Unorthodox phrasing

Man returns stolen relics to Russian monastery

The relics of six saints were in a silver reliquary that went missing on November 5 after an evening mass at the 16th-century Donskoi monastery in central Moscow.

Who writes your copy about the Russian Orthodox Church? That person or persons seems to always call the Church services “MASS”. We Orthodox Christians do NOT celebrate “MASS”.We celebrate the DIVINE LITURGY.
You do want to be accurate don’t you?

Nancy G.

We heard from several readers on this one. They are correct – mass was not the appropriate word: GBU Editor

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