Russian church to be opened in European capital

Russian church to be opened in European capital

Central tent, cylinder and golden domes with crosses were set up on a Russian church of All Saints in Strasbourg, which is expected to be opened in 2018, the parochial press service reports. 

They were made in Moscow and brought to France in disassembled form in three trucks. Assembling of the domes took several weeks and took place in a town of Esho not far from Strasbourg, which is called a European capital.

Representative of the Russian Church to the Council of Europe, rector of the church Hegumen Philip (Ryabykh) consecrated the tent, domes and the crosses, officials of the building companies involved in the construction attended the ceremony. 

The building is carried out only on private donations, Interfax reported.

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