Nisporeni is a district in west-central Moldova, with its administrative center at Nisporeni. According to the 2014 census, its population was 53,154; most are Moldovans. Continue reading... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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1. Hancu MonasteryNisporeni The Hâncu Monastery is a monastery in Bursuc, Moldova. The monastery was founded in 1678, in the Principality of Moldavia. The monastery was built by Mihail Hancu, Great High Steward, when his daughter expressed a desire to become a nun. It was a female community and lasted until the mid-eighteenth century and the Tatar invasion. Following the arrival of the Russian army under Rumeantev the monastery was restored by monks and became a male community. Two new stone churches were built ; the first in 1835 was dedicated to St Pious Parascheva; the second in 1845 was dedicated to the Dormition of the Mother of God.Under Communism the monastery site was nationalised in 1944 and the religious community disbanded in 1965. In 1978 the buildings were converted for use as a sanatorium, with the old... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
6. The Metropolitan Cathedral “Nativity of the Lord”Chisinau The Eastern Orthodox Church, officially the Orthodox Catholic Church, is the second-largest Christian church, with approximately 200–260 million members. As one of the oldest religious institutions in the world, the Orthodox Church has played a prominent role in the history and culture of Eastern and Southeastern Europe, the Caucasus, and the Near East. It operates as a communion of autocephalous churches, each governed by its bishops, called a Holy Synod. The church has no central doctrinal or governance authority analogous to the Catholic pope, but the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople is recognised by all as primus inter pares of the bishops. Eastern Orthodox theology is based on the Nicene Creed, and the church teaches that it is the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic church esta... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.