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Belief and Practice: Orthodox Fasting

Clip: Season 8 | 3m 25s

Eastern Orthodox Christians have a different calendar than Western Christians and for them, Great Lent, as they call it, has just begun. That means specific dietary prohibitions almost every day and, occasionally, a total fast. Our guide to the Great Lent fast is Jack Hinton of the Russian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Washington, DC.

Aired: 04/07/05

Rating: NR

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