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Jul 20 2011

Church of the Redeemer, Brooklyn

Contact info:
561 Pacific Street at Fourth Avenue,
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11217
See also:
  • NYC AGO page

Apr 21 2012

St. Cyril's of Turau Orhtodox Cathedral, Brooklyn

St. Cyril&s of Turau Orhtodox Cathedral, Brooklyn. Photo 1
St Cyril's of Turau Orhtodox Cathedral is a christian orthodox church of Belarussian Orthodox Church, located on Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn. The church building is a former protestant church. This empty church was purchased by orthodox community of belarusian immigrants after the WWII. The first divine service was held on November 25 1957.

Jun 04 2011

St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral, Brooklyn

St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral, Brooklyn. Image 1

In the mid 1890s, Arabic-speaking Orthodox Christians from various Middle Eastern countries living in Metropolitan New York formed the Charitable Syrian Orthodox Association. At that time the established Orthodox Church in North America was shepherded by clergy from the Church of Russia. A loft at 77 Washington Street in Manhattan was converted into the first church for the Arabic-speaking Orthodox.