1, 2. Courtyard of the New Athos Monastery – at that time was a military hospital. Distribution of food products to residents of the northern building (at that time it was a former communal apartments’ housing) of the New Athos monastery. Priest Vissarion Apliaa and Yu. A. Aksenov, chairman of the Orthodox Brotherhood of St. John the Theologian (Moscow) are in the photo.
3. In front of the central cathedral of St. Panteleimon are standing from left to right: Priest Vissarion Apliaa, Yu. A. Aksenov, Abbot Peter (Pigol).
4, 5. Hegumen Peter (Pigol) in the grotto of St. the Apostle Simon the Canaanite.
Photos by Yu. A. Aksenov.
From the Church-Archaeological Office of archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar)