Fertile fire delivered to Moscow

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The Holy fire delivered from Jerusalem to Moscow. On Saturday, April 15, RIA Novosti reported.

The plane with the delegation of St. Andrew Foundation, received Holiness in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, landed at the capital airport Vnukovo. A religious symbol brought special candles, made on the same principle as the container for the transport of the Olympic flame.

Arrived met hundreds of believers who receive the particles of the Holy fire and carry them in churches and homes.

According to TASS, the particle of the Holy fire in a special capsule was transferred to the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, where Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill will make a festive Easter service.

According to tradition, the Holy fire will also go to thousands of churches in Russia, CIS and far abroad.

The Holy fire symbolizes the miraculous light of the Resurrection. Every year on the eve of Passover he comes to candles and burn incense Patriarch of the Holy city of Jerusalem and all Palestine at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. The magic is in the Edicule is a marble chapel above the cave of the Holy Sepulchre where, according to legend, was buried, Jesus Christ.