In Moscow will put a bronze monument to Patriarch Kirill

On 6 December the mayor of Moscow Sergei Sobyanin has signed the order about installation near the temple of Christ the Savior 16 bronze sculptures of the primates of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC), including the current Patriarch Kirill. It is reported

Monuments shall be installed before the end of 2019, but the authors of the project hope that they will appear in 2018. Opened three figures: job (the first Patriarch of Moscow), Hermogenes and Tikhon.

The height of each sculpture is about four meters.

The cost of the erection of monuments will take care of PJSC «Moscow plant construction materials», he also will arrange well the territory and give the object to the local authorities.

Deputy Chairman of the Synodal Department for Church and society and the media, Vakhtang Kipshidze, told RBC that the purpose of the appearance of the composition is the perpetuation of the memory of the patriarchs of the Russian Orthodox Church in the year of celebration of the establishment of the Patriarchate itself, «and is also regarded as an educational project.»

«The Patriarch has a positive attitude to the project as a whole», – he answered a question about the opinion of Cyril.

The Cathedral of Christ the Savior Cathedral of the Russian Orthodox Church, it is located on Volkhonka street and is designed for 10 thousand people.

In Moscow will put a bronze monument to Patriarch Kirill 22.12.2017

Декабрь 22nd, 2017 by
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