Friday, May 6, 2011

Bishop Seraphim of Sendai on the Reconstruction

In an interview Bishop Seraphim (Tsujie) of Sendai of the Japanese Orthodox Church has said that, "The restoration of damaged buildings is a difficult task, but doable. It is more difficult to heal the wounds in the souls of the faithful." The funds necessary to repair the churches destroyed or damaged by the recent earthquake are available, but due to the ongoing reconstruction needs of eastern Japan as a whole the restoration of the Eparchy of Sendai's churches will take some time. More (in Russian) here.

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