In the representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Damascus hosted the first wedding since the beginning of the war

© Photo : SANAДамаск, Syria. Archive photoIn the representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Damascus hosted the first wedding since the beginning of the war© Photo : SANA

The first is the sacrament of marriage since the beginning of hostilities in Syria occurred on Sunday in the representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Damascus, reported on the website of the Imperial Orthodox Palestinian society (IOPS).

«The office «wedding of the spouses, in years only lived a mere» over the servants of God, Dmitry and Olga — the Russian experts working in Syria was made by the representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia at the Patriarchate of Antioch and all the East, member of the IOPS hegumen Arseniy (Sokolov)», — stated in the message.

Crowned in Damascus, the Russian citizens have been married for over 30 years. The Abbot after the Ordinance, wished the couple God’s help and success in their difficult work in Syria.

In the national unity day, November 4, in the representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Damascus hosted a Liturgy in which participated living in the Syrian capital of Orthodox believers.

Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Syria has suspended its activities in the beginning of the crisis in the country and renewed it in January 2018.

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In the representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Damascus hosted the first wedding since the beginning of the war© RIA Novosti, RIA Illustration to Novoshepelychi in photobacteria before and after the outbreak of hostilities

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