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In Novogrudke basketball became sacred business

Competitive spirit priests of New Grudsky archdiocese have called in assistants. Recognising that prayers not always help church-goers to refuse bad habits, ecclesiastics of archdiocese have organised tournament on basketball among the congregation. Commands of three orthodox wards have taken part in competitions - from Ostrovtsa, Leads and Novogrudka. All cares on the tournament organisation were incurred by the prior Piously - the Peter and Paul church in Ostrovtse the father Paul Voronovich. And it was spent on the basis of high school in Rymdjunah.

As a result of hot duels tournament was won by church-goers from Leads. In each command the best players and snipers have been defined. They have received crystal vases, and each player sacred competitions for memory an icon.

It not the first reference of ecclesiastics to sports. Some years ago there was a companionable meeting on football between priests and workers of militia of this area.

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