Orthodox Christians in South Ossetia are celebrating Easter. On the night of Sunday at the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Tskhinval was a solemn public liturgy in honor of the holiday, held by the Archpriest of the Tskhinval churches, priest Jacob Khetagurov.
Orthodox Christians in South Ossetia, along with the world Orthodox are celebrating the Christmas Day. The night before the Primate of the Alanian - Tskhinval Eparchy, His Grace Bishop Ambrose Mefonsky – Alanic, chanted the Christmas liturgy at the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Tskhinval. A festive liturgy was attended by South Ossetian President Leonid Tibilov. The Orthodox holiday was also marked by the cross procession on the streets adjacent to the temple.