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In Moscow, completed the procession

June 8 2008
16:05

A few minutes ago in the capital over the longest in the history of Moscow's procession. Joined the procession of pilgrims, who on May 17 at the same time started from six Russian cities, as well as Mount Athos and Jerusalem, so that eventually converge in the capital at the church of the Kazan icon of Our Lady of the manor Kolomenskoye.

From there, the believers went to Christ the Savior Cathedral - the main cathedral of the country celebrates 125 years since the first light of its pre-revolutionary buildings. On the occasion of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Alexy II held a solemn prayer service, joined by pilgrims.

In connection with the procession on a number of central Moscow streets is limited traffic. Moscow traffic police asked drivers in advance to choose the path detour, reports NTV.

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