Memorial service at Crocus City Hall on 9th day after terrorist attack (+VIDEO)

Krasnogorsk, Moscow Province, Russia, April 1, 2024


On Saturday, March 30, a panikhida memorial was served on the 9th day after the terrorist attack at the Crocus City Hall concert venue outside of Moscow.

More than 140 people have died as a result of the tragedy on March 22, with dozens more injured and still being treated in the hospital.

His Eminence Archbishop Thomas of Odintsovo and Krasnogorsk celebrated the Divine Liturgy on Saturday at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Krasnogorsk, which is less than a mile from Crocus City. Relatives of the victims, clergy, and volunteers working at the center for assisting victims of the terrorist attack, Crocus City employees, and parishioners prayed at the service, reports

The victims of the attack were especially commemorated during the litany for the departed, and following the service, Abp. Thomas served a panikhida for those who were murdered.

Another panikhida was then served at the memorial site established at Crocus City Hall.

Abp. Thomas then read out condolences from His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and laid a wreatch from the Patriarch at the memorial.

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