Orthodoxy in Luxembourg


Church of the Saints Peter and Paul is the first Russian Orthodox Church in Luxembourg. It is under the jurisdiction of the Western European Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia.

History

In 1975, with the permission of the local authorities has been obtained a plot of land. In 1979 Archbishop Anthony (Bartoshevich)(ru) laid the first stone of the church.

The temple was consecrated on July 12, 1982 in honor of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul. The first and still active priest is Sergey Pukh.

External links

  • How Pukh built an orthodox church in Luxembourg (Russian)

Coordinates: 49°36′51″N 6°07′09″E / 49.61417°N 6.11917°E / 49.61417; 6.11917

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