Over 1000 Orthodox churches restored and 200 built for seven years in Moscow Region
07 August 2007, 16:58
Over 1000 Orthodox churches restored and 200 built for seven years in
Krasnogorsk, August 7, Interfax - Builders in the Moscow Region have
reconstructed some 1000 old and built over 200 new Orthodox churches,
Metropolitan Juvenaly of Krutitsy and Kolomna, vicar of the Moscow
diocese, has reported.
'I testify that the face of the Moscow Area has greatly changed in
the last seven years', the metropolitan noted speaking at the grand
meeting devoted to the 50th anniversary of the Moscow Regional
construction complex, on Tuesday.
He conveyed to the Moscow regional builders a congratulatory message
and blessing from Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow and All Russia.
Metropolitan Juvenaly presented a number of builders, who
distinguished themselves in the construction and restoration of
Orthodox churches in the Moscow Area, with orders of the Russian
Orthodox Church and patriarchal diplomas.