At the meeting of the Board of Trustees for the construction of 200 churches in Moscow, Patriarch Kirill asked to build the Church according to individual projects. In turn, the mayor of the city Sergei Sobyanin said that currently in the city, the programme has built about 55 of the shrines and another 50 are under construction.
The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill urged to build churches in the capital for individual projects, said «TV Center».
He stated this at a meeting of the Board of Trustees under the program of building 200 churches in Moscow. The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church said that the new Church should become not only an architectural dominant of the area, but also spiritual and educational centres and tourist attractions.
In turn, Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin told about that at the moment in the city, the programme has built about 55 of the shrines and another 50 are under construction.
«The 200 churches programme is implemented for the seventh year. As we said, no rush and the rapid construction of temples there. All conducted in a quiet mode, as planned. Passed the stage of start of project major construction site and obtained first significant results. First of all, we have almost completed the most difficult part of the project — search and approval of land in dense urban areas,» said the mayor.