More than 5,000 new churches built in Russia under Patriarch Kirill

“If we take the period from 2009 to January 2016, our Church saw 5,000 new churches built and 122 newlyconstructed monasteries; the number of clergymen increased by 10,000,” Patriarch Kirill told journalists in an interview in the runup of his 70th birthday.

[da del 21/11/2016]