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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.


The prospects of the Russian-Serbian relations in terms of world geopolitical processes were discussed at the Belgrade University. Just before the scientific and public conference on “Russia and Serbia in the spiritual and cultural dialogue” Vladimir Yakunin, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation of Saint Andrew the First-Called, and Vladimir Bumbashirevic, Rector […]