The ecumenical character of the Church of Our Lady of Damascus is unmistakably evidenced by the mixed ethnic and religious origins of its community.
In fact, this community consists of Christians from many different traditions from all over the world come together in prayer. Catholics of all rites, Orthodox of Greek, Russian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Georgian and Albanian backgrounds , as well as Oriental Orthodox faithful from Egypt, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Syria, Armenia, and Iraq find in the Church of Our Lady of Damascus an ideal spiritual ambiance where to pray and also to attend the Divine Eucharistic Liturgy in the Byzantine rite.
Moreover, this place of worship also attracts visitors from many non-Christian backgrounds who cannot but admire its delicate architectural features and its collection of icons harmoniously arranged throughout the church.
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