Number of Yakuts Converting to Orthodoxy on the Increase

The Number of Ethnic Yakuts Converting to Orthodoxy is on the IncreaseBishop Roman of Yakutsk and Lensk stated this during an interview with News.Ykt.Ru.“The number of ethnic Yakut faithful is increasing noticeably, which makes me very happy. For this, we have translated one of the main services, the Liturgy, into Yakut. For over a year, we have celebrated the Liturgy in Yakut every Sunday. In addition, the Liturgy in Yakut is served in Verkhnevilyuisk, Vilyuisk, and Suntar,” noted Vladyka Roman.The Bishop stated that in Yakutia there are 67 registered Orthodox communities.“There are not actual church buildings everywhere. In some places the … [Read more...]