Dagestan today shows an example of the whole of Russia, how can co-exist, how to live and build the future. " According to Archbishop Varsanofiya, sins affect our souls, and they become ill. Prayer – this communion with God, and this communication heals the soul. The same, of the friendly relations between people who hold different religious denominations, said the Mufti of Dagestan Haji Ahmad Abdullayev, head of the Jewish community of Dagestan Shimi Dibiyaev. By the number of faithful orthodoxy is in Dagestan, second only to Islam. In Makhachkalinskoye and Kizlyar Deanery consists of 18 parishes. Since 2004 country observed a marked increase in the Orthodox religious groups.
Since the revival of the diocese established a spiritual life, restored the old and new temples were built. * Stay representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church in Makhachkala Makhachkala bed these days eminent bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church. The reason for their visit to the capital of Dagestan, was the celebration of the tenth anniversary of the restoration of Baku and the Caspian Diocese. In Makhachkala, Archbishop Varsanofy profit – the Moscow Patriarchate, the Archbishop of Elista and Kalmykian Zosimus, Archbishop Alexander of Baku and the Caspian Sea. Guests were met at the Airport representatives of the Municipality of Makhachkala. Guests arrived in Makhachkala, the first thing attended a new church in the town of Kaspiisk.
The temple bell ringing greeted guests in honor of the joyful event. Lord of the church prayed and visited the church. In a brief interview in the Caspian Church Archbishop Varsanofy said: – It is our duty to attend the Diocese to familiarize themselves with the life of the diocese.