Source: Balkan Insight
October 11, 2018
Tens of thousands of Orthodox Christian believers are expected to arrive starting on Thursday in the eastern Romanian city of Iasi for the country’s largest and most well-known pilgrimage dedicated to St Parascheva, deemed the protector of Moldova and Bukovina.
Many Romanian Orthodox Christians believe that the relics hosted by the cathedral in Iasi have miraculous healing powers.
Known as St Parascheva of the Balkans, she was born in the 11th century in Epivates, close to Constantinople, nowadays Istanbul.
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