Breakaway Orthodox nuns running a campaign against the Church’s
collaboration with the Communists are going to the European Court
to defend their right to free expression, following violence on the
steps to the House of God.
“Let’s go to the Sfantul Gheorghe Church on Blvd Bratianu, at least we don’t get beaten up there.”
For Paula Bulgaru, aged 26, the choice of a church to attend Sunday mass always comes with the question “Will I get beaten up?”
“It is not acceptable that in 2006 we still have troops based in the operation theatres wearing bulletproof vests weighing 16 kilogrammes. I think that it is not acceptable to be in Afghanistan and Iraq with our Aro off-roaders. They are almost wrecks which not only a bullet, but a rock could penetrate.”