In the Church of Kobrin district burned down icon, which parishioners have brought Pochaevo

Sunday, March 10, in Kobrin district, the village of lelikovo burned St. Dimitry Church of the XVIII century.

This building is included in the List of historical and cultural heritage of Belarus.

The fire damaged the interior of the Church, including the icons of the Pochaev mother of God.

According to UMCHS in the Brest region, the fire was noticed by local residents in 12 hours and 45 minutes. Rescuers managed to save part of the building.

As reported in the early twentieth century, eight young women out of lelikovo bought on the money collected painted oil icon of the Pochaev mother of God. In their hands they carried a relic of 200 kilometers.

Photo: MCHS

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