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The relics of St. George located at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior

August 23 2005

Cathedral of Christ the Savior was last night a place of mass pilgrimage of Orthodox Christians, who wished to touch the great Christian shrine - relics of revered throughout the world George.

Together with the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Alexy II, several thousand people took part in the meeting Redeemer Cathedral with the incorruptible remains of the saint was brought to Russia from Greece.

Shrine, on the road accompanied by Athos monks, from their hands it took Alexy II. Before it was committed solemn vigil, and then to the relics was exposed to worship.

It is noteworthy that the relics of the patron saint of warriors have been brought into Russia in the 60 th anniversary of the Great Victory - namely, the feast day of St. George was over the Second World War, ITAR-TASS.

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