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The Holy Fire has been delivered to Italy

On Holy Easter Sunday, April 8th, the Holy Fire, or Holy Light (from Greek Άγιος Φως), being the symbol of the Resurrection of Christ that is shining from the life-giving Sepulchre of the Saviour, was delivered from Jerusalem to Milan, Merano and Verona via Moscow by Aeroflot Airlines.

The joint action of the Administration of Italian parishes of Moscow Patriarchate, the Foundation of St. Andrew the First-Called and the Merano Orthodox Community of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker, with support from Aeroflot Airlines and Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Milan provided the opportunity for all Orthodox parishes in Italy and adjacent countries to obtain the Holy Fire.


Representatives of Orthodox Christian communities in the Kingdom believe the delivery of the Holy Fire will help improve spiritual relations between the countries. The Holy Fire, which descends in Jerusalem just before the Day of the Resurrection of Christ, has been brought to Great Britain for the Easter Holiday, according to the TASS correspondent. The […]


The monument’s design was presented by historian Pierre Malinowski during a press conference held at TASS Information Agency. It is planned to erect the monument in the village of Aguilcourt 15 km away from Reims, on Mont Spin hill. It is the place where 101 years ago violent battles took place. The French Army got […]