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I need to translate a paragraph but my English is not very good as I'm not a native speaker. Should I change these lines to make it sound more natural? Although the Soviet government enforced anti-religious campaigns, it did not resort to extreme measures at that time. The church was abandoned gradually, and... show more I need to translate a paragraph but my English is not very good as I'm not a native speaker. Should I change these lines to make it sound more natural?

Although the Soviet government enforced anti-religious campaigns, it did not resort to extreme measures at that time.
The church was abandoned gradually, and it was only when its physical condition started to cause threats to the students of the nearby school that the decision was made to demolish it.
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