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Russian Orthodox prayer services to be held in Paris’s Notre Dame

March 13, 2014

The Russian Orthodox Diocese of Chersonese (Korsun) in France has reached an agreement with the Cathedral of Notre Dame of Paris to hold a weekly Lenten prayer service there, according to the Interfax news agency.

During the service, which will take place on Fridays, the Akathist-- a Marian hymn beloved by Eastern Catholics and Orthodox alike-- will be sung before an icon of the Mother of God.


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