Resurrection of Christ Orthodox Cathedral of Tirana

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Resurrection of Christ Orthodox Cathedral of Tirana
Katedralja ortodokse “Ngjallja e Krishtit”“
Orthodox Cathedral Tirane.jpg
The cathedral under construction in 2010
Basic information
Affiliation Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania
State Albania
Province Tirana
Ecclesiastical or organizational status cathedral
Leadership Archbishop of Tirana, Durrës and All Albania
Architectural description
Groundbreaking 2011; 5 years ago (2011)
Completed 2012
Specifications

The Resurrection of Christ Orthodox Cathedral of Tirana is an Orthodox church in Tirana, Albania. The construction of the building, south-west of Tirana Center Plaza, was completed in 2011. 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.[1]

The church serves as a substitute church for former Orthodox Church of the Holy Evangelist, which was built in 1865 but was closed in 1967.[2]

References[edit]

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

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