Belt of the Holy Virgin delivered to Russia from Athos Monastery

Moscow, October 21, Interfax - Delegation of St. Andrew the First-Called Foundation delivered a reliquary with one of the greatest Christian shrines - belt of the Mother of God from the Vatopedi Monastery on Mount Athos to St. Petersburg "One of the reasons why we asked the Vatopedi Monastery to bring the belt of the ...

Metropolitan Kornily believes attacks against Tallinn mayor in building church on Russian means Unclever

Moscow, January 13, Interfax - Metropolitan Kornily of Tallinn and All Estonia spoke to back up Tallinn mayor Edgar Savisaar who was earlier criticized for his intention to ask Russian St. Andrew the First-Called Foundation to donate on building an Orthodox church. "I consider attacks against city mayor Edgar Savisaar not only groundless, but unintelligent, irrelevant ...

Andrew-the-First-Called Foundation denounces criticism of Tallinn mayor

19/12/2010 The leadership of the Saint Andrew-the-First-Called Foundation has denounced criticism of Tallinn Mayor Edgar Savisaar over his request for aid in building an Orthodox church in the Estonian capital. It dismissed as absurd allegations by some Estonian politicians and media that Savisaar’s actions undermine the country’s security. Earlier, Estonian security police called him an “agent of ...

Works to restore icon over gates of the Kremlin Nikolskaya Tower Launched

Moscow, July 5, Interfax - Works to reinstall the icon over the gates of the Moscow Kremlin Nikolskaya Tower will start this Monday. "The first stage of works consists in removing a layer of plaster covering a metallic grid and bars. They are approximately in ten centimeter distance from the icon," St. Andrew the First-Called Foundation ...