From Russia With Blessings

Does blessed water really taste better? Yes, according to the Russian Orthodox Church. In its first private business deal since the Bolshevik Revolution, the church is marketing Saint Springs, a new bottled mineral water that costs about $1 for a 1.5-liter bottle. The water project is a joint venture among U.S. businessman John King, Russian bottler Rodniki, and the diocese of Kostroma, where the spring is located.

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