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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Prince Charles visited the Russian Cathedral in Jerusalem, the Shrine of grandmother


In the Russian convent in Gethsemane in Jerusalem visited the Prince of Wales, Charles, in the framework of his visit to Israel. In this monastery hranitsja the reliquary , completing the stay in Israel, visited the , where is the tomb of his grandmother.Martyr Elizabeth Feodorovna Romanova. Elizaveta Fyodorovna was a granddaughter of Queen Victoria, she also was the aunt of the grandmother of Prince Alice of Battenberg, reports Israel News.

Prince Charles was accompanied by the head of the ROCOR mission in Jerusalem, Archimandrite Roman (Krasovskii).

The Prince also visited the tomb of Princess Alice of Battenberg.

Battenberg was the niece of the last Russian Empress-Martyr Alexandra Feodorovna. In 1993 he was recognized by the Institute “Yad Vashem” in Jerusalem, “righteous peace” because during the Nazi occupation of Greece was hiding in his house in Athens a Jewish family.

Prince Charles secretly visited grandmother’s grave while in … https://t.co/0Sit0F7PnI #PrinceCharles pic.twitter.com/nb95518tYn

— Israel News Online (@IsraelNewsOrg) 4 Oct 2016.

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