The administration of the German reserve Chorin-Schorfheide visited an Orthodox monastery in Hetzendorf


6 September 2018 Orthodox St. George monastery Berlin-the German diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church called for a group of employees of the biosphere reserve Chorin-Schorfheide, headed by its leader, Dr. Ulrika Gharb, the press service of the monastery.

The administration of the reserve was offered vegetarian Monastyrskaya Trapeza, after which the guests learned from the Abbot of the monastery Abbot Daniel (Irbits) about the history of the castle, Hetzendorf and monastery.

Staff noted the particular importance for them and for the region being here Orthodox monastery, which, in the words of the late Protestant pastor Horst Kasner (father of German Chancellor Angela Merkel), who was one of ideologists of creation of the monastery in this place “should become a bridge between Russian and German peoples.”

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