PHOTO : MIR / Maria Androsova
The fire of the Holy Kazan monastery Celebscom Kurgan region destroyed the wooden Church of the Kazan icon of the Mother of God, transmits television channel “MIR 24”.
The preliminary cause of the fire was the faulty air conditioning, which the fire moved to the roof of the Church.
Novices, pilgrims and historians most concerned about the fate were in the ancient Church of the miraculous icon of the Mother of God. It has survived a fire three centuries ago, in 1770, the image found in the Church the ashes unharmed. The icon is considered miraculous in the annals of many testimonies about the miraculous healings.
Himself a wooden Church in honour of the appearance of the Kazan Icon of the Theotokos was built in the late XIX century. In 2002, based on it was erected the Holy Kazan monastery Chimeevsky.