In Russia, Mobile Church Comes to the People

A Russian Orthodox priest rings the bells after baptizing an infant in his mobile "choo choo church"

It's a train.  It's a mobile hospital.  It's a church.The Doctor Voino-Yasenetsky Saint Luka train brings medical care and care of souls to remote parts of Russia, in the Krasnoyarsk and Khakassia regions of Siberia.  Aboard the unique train, trained medical staff are able to provide free consultations to some 200 people per day.And an Orthodox priest offers sacraments and spiritual guidance.A photo story on NBCNews.com explains that the unique train with its on-board church a … [Read more...]


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