*** This is the first completely wooden Church in the city for 350 years
London. 2 Feb. INTERFAX – the Belarusian Greek Catholic Church was erected on the North London Church in memory of those killed in the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
This is the first wooden temple in the British capital since the Great fire of 1666, informs on Thursday the website of the British newspaper “The Catholic Herald”.
In the design of the Church in honor of St. Cyril of Turov, designed for a few dozen people, borrowed the style traditional for Belarus Greek-Catholic churches.
As stated by the head of the Association of Belarusians in great Britain Nicholas Pachkaev, the architecture of the building “imbued with historical and cultural symbolism Belarus, but at the same time, supplemented by English architectural innovation.”