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Anniversary of oldest Orthodox church honored in NY

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Anniversary of oldest Orthodox church honored in NY


14.10.2021

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The reception dedicated to the anniversary of the founding of St. Nicholas Cathedral took place in New York, according to the website of the Moscow Compatriot House. The temple was founded by Patriarch Tikhon in 1901.

The ceremony has long become an annual tradition. It is timed to the anniversary of the canonization of Patriarch Tikhon of All Russia.

Russian diplomats and local politicians, who advocated adding the name of Patriarch Tikhon to the 97th Street sign, were invited to the reception. They were joined by the clergy of various confessions, American and Russian businessmen, public figures, compatriots, members of the community.

The guests took part in the tour of the church and discussed social, educational and charitable programs of the cathedral. 

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