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Orthodox Pilgrims Flock to Moscow to See Holy Relics

Relics of Saint Peter and Fevronia, the patrons of family and marriage in Orthodoxy, were transported to Moscow from the town of Murom on July 14.

Pilgrims will be able to see the shrine and pray to the relics in Christ the Savior Cathedral from July 14 to July 21.

Huge queues formed when St. Andrew's Cross, the Belt of the Virgin and relics of the holy martyr Panteleimon and St. Nicholas were displayed in the cathedral, and the same is expected this time.

Authorities have warned that the Patriarchal Bridge will be blocked and transport restricted if the crowd of pilgrims is very large.