Pleased with Level of Tolerance in Azerbaijan: Bishop
Bishop Cathedral Pleased with Level of Tolerance in Azerbaijan: Bishop
Azerbaijan, Baku, 2 July / corr. TrendNews S. Agayeva/ The Bishop
Cathedral is pleased with the level of tolerance in Azerbaijan, it
was mentioned during the forum of the Bishop Cathedral- the supreme
body of the Orthodox church.
The cathedral highly appreciates the dialogue between the civil
society and religions in Azerbaijan, development of the
inter-religion dialogue and contacts of the supreme body of the
orthodox church with Azerbaijan, Alexander II, the bishop of Baku and
of all Caspian littoral countries said to media in Baku on 2 July.
The forum took place recently in Moscow.
At present, there are 200,000 orthodox parishioners in Azerbaijan
including Russians, Belarusian, Ukrainian, Greeks and Georgians.
There are seven orthodox temples in the country.
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