Skip to comments.Catholic Christmas in Moscow
Posted on 12/25/2012 7:18:26 PM PST by vladimir998
On the night of December 24, Roman Catholics and members of several other Christian denominations celebrated Christmas Eve. In the late hours of December 24, the largest Roman Catholic cathedral in Russia the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin was full of people. With an exclamation of the priest, Christ is born!, which was joyfully repeated by the people, the holiday mass began.
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Haven’t read the article yet, but that Cathedral is gorgeous!!
I wish we could see some inside pics of the Cathedral.
Wikipedia has some pics of the outside over the decades (amazing transformation): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cathedral_of_the_Immaculate_Conception_(Moscow)
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