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Russian Orthodox Palm Sunday – 2

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BRCEM 029Grave of Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh (1914-2003) in Brompton Cemetery, London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, decorated with a palm leaf and willow (Salix sp.), 29 April 2016 – five days after Russian Orthodox Palm Sunday.

Anthony Bloom was leader of ┬áthe Russian Orthodox Church’s Sourozh Diocese (which covers Great Britain and Ireland), from 1962 until his death, and was well known as a broadcaster and writer. ┬áHis grave continues to be constantly decorated with planted and cut flowers.

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