YAROSLAVL, 28 APR – RIA Novosti. Died from complications due to coronavirus Bishop of Zheleznogorsk and Lgov Benjamin was buried on Tuesday in the Korennaya Pustyn monastery in the Kursk region the walls of the Church of the Nativity, told RIA Novosti the representative of the regional administration.

“the Archbishop was buried in the Kursk Root Hermitage, the walls of the Church of the Nativity of the virgin. Due to limitations associated with novel coronavirus infection was present very few of the clergy, outsiders were not allowed,” – said the Agency interlocutor, noting that the priest was buried in a closed coffin.

Bishop Benjamin, died Sunday in Kursk, he was diagnosed with bilateral pneumonia caused by coronavirus infection. On the website of the diocese of Kursk noted that the priest had died “from complications of coronavirus infection.” He was 54 years old.

for six years, until the election of a Bishop and elevated to the rank of Archimandrite, Bishop Benjamin was the Governor of the Kursk Root Hermitage.

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