NEW ORTHODOX CHURCH OPENED IN CHECHNYA

Pravoslavie.ru Grozny, capital of the autonomous Chechen Republic of SW Russia, April 23, 2016 On Sunday the solemn opening of the Orthodox Church of the Nativity of Christ was held in Naurskaya village of the Chechen Republic, reports СКФО.ru. Bishop Varlaam of Makhachkala and Grozny, heads of the republic’s executive bodies, leaders of the Naursky district, and diocesan ...

Orthodox Church Forms New Caucasus Eparchy

28/12/12 The Orthodox Church has formed a new entity covering  the predominantly Muslim North Caucasus regions of Chechnya,  Ingushetia and Dagestan. The Makhachkala Eparchy was set up by the Holy Synod,  the church's supreme governing body, church spokesman Vladimir Legoida said  late Wednesday, after the two-day session ended, Interfax reported. The new eparchy, which will be cut out ...