The original icon of the Kazan Mother of God, which was considered lost more than 100 years ago, was presented in the Assumption Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin. This valuable artistic object was demonstrated to the public by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Rus’. RIA Novosti writes about this.
Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Rus’ reported that there was an authentic image of the Kazan Mother of God in front of him, before which the great commanders Pozharsky and Minin prayed. He emphasized that this icon played an important role in saving the people from foreign intervention.
The Patriarch called this event historical and concluded that the presented icon is not only a valuable artistic object, but also a national shrine.
Earlier, the Krasnodar governor Kondratyev misled Patriarch Kirill, but the chairman of the Investigative Committee Bastrykin stood up for the truth.