An additional page here, New Keywords, will from time to time feature additional religious, cultural or other keywords. Given the news that a new Russian film will cover the life of Alexei — later St Alexei — of Moscow, I thought he was worth detailing first. Of course, while the film explores the implications of his failure to invoke miracles, the keyword will stick to the hagiographic legend that has him curing the blind wife of the Mongol khan. Alexei technically was not made a saint until the fifteenth century, but never mind…

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