New Temple Founded in Yekaterinburg

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, June 19, 2018. The foundation of a new temple and the blessing of the cross took place in Yekaterinburg’s District Akademicheskiy on June 17, 2018; the ceremony was conducted by Metropolitan Kirill of Yekaterinburg and Verkhoturye; the temple will be put up in memory of Passion Bearer Evgeny the Doctor and in memory of all doctors in the Fatherland, the developer RSG-Akademicheskoye’s press service reports.

The temple is to be situated on the premises of the would-be medical cluster (under construction since March 2018). The temple dedicated to the Russian Royal Family’s physician Evgeny Botkin got consecrated on Medical Worker’s Day.

The religious ceremony and the symbolic laying of the foundation were attended by Archbishop Gavriil of Montreal and Canada and Bishop Evgeny of Nizhniy Tagil and Nevyansk as well as by RSG-Akademicheskoye’s Member of the BOD Alexei Vorobiev, Vice Chair of Sverdlovsk Region Legislative Assembly Viktor Maslakov, RSG-Akademicheskoye Chair of the BOD Viktor Kisselev, and Director-General of Akademicheskiy Management Company Nikolai Smirnyagin.


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