The Russian Orthodox Church Wants Its Followers to Lay Off the Damn Social Media for Lent

You might miss Kimmie's new bangs, though. (Photo: Instagram)

It’s almost time for Lent in the Russian Orthodox church, and this year, the faithful are being asked to give up a little something extra. The Guardian reports that spokesman Vsevolod Chaplin is now urging followers to forgo social media for the next few weeks, as a way of cleansing the soul.

You mean keeping up with Kim Kardashian’s Instagram isn’t conducive to quiet contemplation?

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