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Eucharist to be held in St. Thaddeus Monastery

Orumiyeh, Thaddeus Monastery, the oldest church in the world, is to host Iranian and non-Iranian Christians for Eucharist.

The ceremony has changed to the symbol of religious minorities' freedom in Iran. The St. Thaddeus Monastery is vey Sacred for Christians, especially Armenians. Many Iranian Christians baptize their children in the ancient church.

Chaldoran County, northwestern Iran, in which the church is located, is completely ready to host the international event.

Christians from Iran, Armenia, Syria, Lebanon, the Netherlands, France, Germany, Canada, and other countries will attend the ceremony.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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