the Metropolitan Cheboksary and Chuvash Barnabas, who died June 1, buried behind the altar of the Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh. About it RIA Novosti reported in the office of the Cheboksary-Chuvash eparchy.

they explained that this was the will of the Bishop. He was tonsured at the Trinity-Sergius Lavra and the entire life of revered St. Sergius of Radonezh.

we will Remind, the head of the Chuvash Archdiocese died at 90 year of bilateral pneumonia. He was one of the oldest and most respected bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Today his coffin was installed in pokrovsko-Tatianenko Cathedral Cheboksary. Say goodbye to him the clergy and laity.

Tomorrow, June 3, Metropolitan Yoshkar-Ola and Mari John will perform the rite of the funeral of Bishop Barnabas. He temporarily assumed control of the Cheboksary diocese.