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Spaso-Voznesensky church in Kopyl

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Type: Churches Date of Foundation: 1866 year Status: Regional value Republic of Belarus, Minsk, Kopyl, Zhilunovicha street, 2

Spaso-Voznesensky church - a monument of architecture of the middle of a XIX-th century. It is erected in 1866 г . For the sum released from treasury. Temple is constructed of a stone and looks like an oblong cross.

The temple has endured hard times during the Soviet period, especially in 30th years, position of believers all was heavier. Last prior of the Kopylsky temple was archpriest Vladimir Pastarnatsky . For the first time him have arrested on March, 24th, 1936. Then it was considered as a crime, and father Vladimir have sentenced to two years of imprisonment in a corrective labor colony. After its clearing have arrested the second time and on January, 5th, 1938 have sentenced to execution.

In post-war years in Spaso-Voznesensky church, which at unknown persons to us circumstances has opened in war, twice Out repairs were carried: in 1952 and 1954 Its arrival which has revived in days of war, united 22 villages. Repeated closing of church in Kopyl has occurred on November, 10th 1961, it has been selected from believers and passed in departments DOSAAF. To a parish community have granted the right to rent the second premise, but believers haven”t gone on it, and visited church in Timkovichi. In the same church in December, 1961 the property of Kopyl Spasa-Voznesenskogo of a temple has been translated. On August, 8th, 1961 копыльскую orthodox communities. Only with has started 1990 in Kopyl over again there has begun the activity Spaso-Voznesensky church.

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Address Republic of Belarus, Minsk, Kopyl, Zhilunovicha street, 2 GPS Google: 53.153387′ N, 27.090923′ E