Belarusian Christians Worshipping Icon With Crown Of Thorns

Belarusian faithful had been given an opportunity to worship a part of the Crown of thorns that had been brought with the icon of the Lord from Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.

The relic can be worshipped till 24 February to 4 p.m. at the Orthodox Holy Spirit cathedral in Minsk, afterwards it will be moved to the Alexander Nevsky church till 20 March, and then to the Nativity of the Mother of God nunnery in Hrodna till 27 April. The last place of residence in Belarus for icon will be Zhyrovichy monastery till 9 June.

It is worth mentioning that during the hour when the reporter attended the cathedral, a stream of people never ceased, though it was well-organized in the church.

Photos by Paval Hadzinski

23.02.2016 Photogallery, Society| Tags: ,