Representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church visited the restored St. John the Baptist Church in the mountainous part of Lebanon


22 September 2018 the clergy of the Russian Orthodox Church is the representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch and all the East hegumen Arseniy (Sokolov) and the rector of the Beirut metochion of the Moscow Patriarchate Archimandrite Philip (Vasiltsev) is visited is located in the mountainous part of Lebanon village of ain-Jalazun, reports patriarhiei.

At the invitation of the President of the public organization “the Lebanese-Russian house”, Dr. Nicolas Badawi and the local parish community guests visited the restored temple of John the forerunner (Antiochian Patriarchate), which was completely destroyed during the civil war in Lebanon (1975-1990).

With the blessing of Metropolitan of the Lebanon Mountains Silouan the Russian priests did in restoring the temple prayer and talked with the parishioners, the website Representation.

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