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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Romanian Church in New Zealand Destroyed By Earthquake


March 2, 2011
Romfea.gr

Serious physical damage was suffered by the Orthodox Church of the Dormition of the Theotokos which belongs to the Romanian Orthodox Church, following the earthquake that struck the city of Christchurch of New Zealand.

According to the Bishop of Australia and New Zealand, Michael, 60% of the church is completely destroyed by the constant tremors.

Information indicates that the Church was purchased for one million euro and was built in 1864, having previously been a Protestant Church.

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