Vidar Aarhus thought it was a local tradition. But after hearing the Salhus Church bells ring for five hours on Christmas Eve, he decided to make some telephone calls.
"I was worried that my children wouldn't be able to sleep," Aarhus said, according to the Bergens Tidende newspaper's Web site on Monday. "It was pretty late. After talking to a few friends I knew something was wrong."
The priest, Arvid Andreas Fosse, apologized to the neighbors after the bells came to a standstill, reports AP.
"They're automatic," he said. "They were set for one hour, so I pressed the button to turn them off when I got back to church."
The Russian Defence Ministry acknowledged that the Americans treat Russian military men in Syria with respect. The Americans always warn Russia accordingly, but not Israel
After the incident with the shootdown of the Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, Russia will supply an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Syria
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities