Moscow, August 16, 2013
church was desecrated in the metropolia of Tatarstan.
The Church of St Nicolas the Wonder-worker has been
desecrated in the village of Petropavlovskaya Sloboda
in the Novosheshminsk district of the Diocese of
Chistopol. On the night of August 14 to 15,
unidentified people desecrated the icons on the front
of the Church. Specifically, the vandals covered in
graffiti images and names of Saints.
The criminal case in charges of vandalism has been
initiated and the investigation is being held.
St Nicolas Church in the village of Petropavlovskaya
Sloboda was constructed in 2013. On May 29, it was
consecrated at a service headed by Metropolitan Anastasy
of Kazan and Tatarstan. The population of Tatarstan is
16 августа 2013 г.