Lida Diocese Registration is Complete

Лидская епархия

Leanid Hulyaka, the plenipotentiary for religious and national affiars, presented the registration certifaicate of Orthodox Lida diocese to bishop of Lida nad Smarhon Porfiry on the 12th of June . The dioceses has been formed at the BOC Synod last year.

According to, the certificate was presented to bishop Porfiry at the Plenipotentiary’s office with the presence of bishop of Slutsk and Salihorsk Antony adn protopriest Maksim Tsyhel.

Leanid Hulyaka wished bishop Porfiry success in the organization of the new diocese wile mentioning the bishop’s reach pastoral and administrative experience gained at the Zhyrovichi monastery.

The new diocese consists of Iuye, Lida, Astravets, Asmyany and Smarhon districts of Hrodna region.

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