Русский | DECR Communication Service| June 18, 2010
English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas

Russia's pavilion at EXPO 2010 is consecrated in Shanghai

Archpriest Alexei Kiselevich, a cleric of the Russian Orthodox Church, who has been caring for the Orthodox community in Shanghai (China) since 2005, on June 14, 2010 consecrated the Russian pavilion at World Expo 2010 which is being held in this city.

The St. Nicholas Memorial Church built by Russian emigres is reactivated during the World Expo in Shanghai. By agreement with Shanghai's Administration for Religious Affairs, Archpriest Alexei Kiselevich holds divine services for all Orthodox guests of the World Exhibition .

Consecrated in honor of Saint Nicholas, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia, the memorial church of the passion-bearers, Nicholas II and his family, is one of the attractions of Shanghai. St Nicholas Church is open on Sundays and holidays from May to November 2010.