Resurrection of Christ Orthodox Cathedral of Tirana

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The Resurrection of Christ Orthodox Cathedral of Tirana, a substitute church for former Orthodox Church of the Holy Evangelist, is an Orthodox church in Tirana, Albania. It was built in 1865 but was closed in 1967.[1] In 2011, a new church was completed (The Resurrection of Christ Orthodox Cathedral of Tirana) on a nearby site (south-west of Tirana Center Plaza). The third largest Orthodox church in Europe, it was officially opened on 24 June, 2012 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the consecration of Archbishop Anastasios of Albania.[2]

The belltower

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeroen van Marle, Alwyn Thomson. Tirana In Your Pocket. In Your Pocket. p. 21. 
  2. ^ Orthodox Christian Mission Centre. Retrieved 4 October 2012

Coordinates: 41°19′35″N 19°49′03″E / 41.32639°N 19.81750°E / 41.32639; 19.81750