Residents and tourists in Cyprus to be able to worship Belarusian saints

Natalya Mihailova | 25 July 2016
Petersburg businessman and patrons with Belarusian roots Vyacheslav Zarenkov supports the construction of a church and a center of Orthodox unity in Cyprus.

A Slavic Orthodox church is being built in the heart of the island at the entrance to the capital Nicosia. Residents and tourists of the Mediterranean island will be able to pray to Belarusian saints. Images of Euphrosyne of Polotsk and Kirill of Turov will be painted on the western wall of the church. Images of Prince Vladimir, St. Sergius of Radonezh, St. Matrona will also be placed in the temple.

The Church in Cyprus will have a twin Church in St. Petersburg as a sign of friendship.

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