Russian Orthodox Patriarch praises Moldovans’ practice of the faith
December 23, 2019
CWN Editor's Note: The Eastern European nation of 3.4 million (Encyclopaedia Britannica article, map) is 90% Eastern Orthodox. During a meeting with President Igor Dodon, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow described Moldova as “the leading European country in the number of active rather than statistical church goers per capita”; the president, in turn, said that “Orthodoxy is a foundation of Moldavian statehood … The authorities ... do everything they can to restore churches and build new ones.”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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