|St. Teodora de la Sihla Church|
|Founder(s)||Teodor Krupensky and Eufrosinia Veazemsky|
|Dedication||St. Teodora de la Sihla|
|Functional status||Cathedral of the Metropolis of Bessarabia|
The St. Teodora de la Sihla Church (Romanian : Biserica Sfânta Teodora de la Sihla) is a cathedral in Central Chişinău, Moldova.
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