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Hallows of apostle Andrey Pervozvannogo have brought to Moscow

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Yesterday in a temple of the Christ of the Savior have brought to a cancer with sacred Andrey Pervozvannogo`s hallows. Hallows will stay in Moscow till June, 16th. In the main cathedral of Russia they were met the plenipotentiary of the president in the Central federal district by George Poltavchenko and the archbishop Kaluga and Bohr Kliment.
the Head of Russian orthodox church the most holy patriarch Alex II 21 has signed of March, 2003 the decree about organising committee creation on bringing to Russia from sacred mountain Athos of hallows of apostle Andrey Pervozvannogo. Foot sacred is stored in Piously - Panteleimonovom a monastery on a grief Athos in Greece. On April, 2nd this year the patriarch has written to the abbot of a monastery of Ieremeju the letter in which asked to send hallows to Russia.
organising committee the first deputy of the chairman of department of external church communications of Russian Orthodox Church, the archbishop has headed Kaluga and Bohr Kliment. The organising committee included archbishop Istrinsky Arseny, the abbot Piously - the Preobrazhenskiy Valaam monastery archimandrite Pankraty (Zherdev), deputy Aleksandro - the Neva monastery archimandrite Nazary, the chairman of Synod department on interaction with armed forces and law enforcement bodies father Dmitry Smirnov. Secular members of organising committee - the chief of traffic police of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia Victor Kiryanov, the president of Fund of sacred apostle Andrey Pervozvannogo Alexander Melnik, the commander-in-chief of the Navy Vladimir Kuroedov, the deputy minister of Ministry of Railways Vladimir Yakunin and chairman of board of directors Promsvjazbanka Dmitry Ananev.
In a temple of the Christ of the Savior to a cancer with hallows waited to 19. 00, but arrival was late. The bus in which hallows will carry across Russia accompanied by two Athos monks, on the way to a temple has called in in residence of patriarch Alex II in Peredelkino situated near Moscow. The head of Russian Orthodox Church has read the acathistus and was put to hallows. In a temple of the Christ of the Savior of power of apostle Andrey the prior of the Moscow farmstead Piously - Panteleimonova of a monastery archimandrite Nikon accompanied also. On Alex`s blessing II thankful moleben before hallows sacred and a night service in a temple of the Christ of the Savior was served by metropolitan Krutitsky and Kolomna Juvenaly.
Andrey Pervozvannogo`s hallows will stay In Moscow till June, 16th. From June, 9 till June, 12th they will be in a temple of the Christ of the Savior, and from June, 12 till June, 16th hallows will stay on a Russian farmstead Piously - Panteleimonova of a monastery in Potter`s street in Moscow then will go for two days to Murmansk, therefrom to Vladivostok, and then Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-Don and Sevastopol. Will end with tour in Kiev, whence on June, 30th a cancer with hallows will return in Piously - Panteleimonov a monastery on a grief Athos.