Issue 370 - 19 Sep 1989
"I have been thinking whether to tell it or not, because it is related to myself. But in the end I decided to tell you in this Friday sermon" announced Ayatollah Musavi Ardebili, the former chief justice and head of the judiciary council, as he resigned from his post at the end of last month. "After long thinking... I reached the decision that I should spend the rest of my life at the Qom seminary".

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