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Church of Saint Catherine (Feodosiya)

Church of Saint Catherine (Feodosiya)

 

 
 
Location: Feodosiya

 

 

 

 

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Description of Church of Saint Catherine in Feodosiya

Russian Orthodox Church of Saint Catherine in Feodosiya is one of the most beautiful and unique Ukrainian/ Russian churches. Its construction began on 21st of April, 1892, which is a day of  anniversary of birthday of Russian Empress Catherine II the Great. The church was dedicated to Saint Catherine, heavenly protector of a famous 18th century Russian empress. In 1901 father Andrew Kosovsky became the head of the Russian Orthodox church. After Revolution atheist campaign started closing churches and killing Christians. Father Andrew was not an exception. He was arrested in 1920 ironically on a feast day of martyr Saint Catherine. After long captivity he was executed, while this beautiful Feodosiya church was closed. It was re- opened by occupational German troops. It was opened every since.

 

 

 

 

 

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