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Dutch city tells floating Georgian monastery to cast off

A small monastery built on a ship with a priest standing on deck

Reuters, December 31, 2019 VLISSINGEN, Netherlands (Reuters) – A tiny Georgian Orthodox monastery being built atop a ship in the Dutch port of Vlissingen is facing an uncertain future, after the city ordered it to set sail by March 1. The unfinished monastery is the dream of Abbot Abibos, who has overseen two years of renovations on the ship — …

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