Russian faithful flock to saint's relics
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Russian faithful flock to St Nicholas relics

Russian Orthodox Christians are flocking to see the relics of St Nicholas, sent to Moscow on loan from Italy.

It is the first time the rib fragments have been moved in nearly 1,000 years.

The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow held a special service for the precious relics, displayed in an ornate casket.

Russia thrilled to get Saint Nicholas relics

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  • 22 May 2017
  • From the section Europe
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