In the temple, where he served as the Giants were willing to help homeless and rescued them

© Photo by Alexander Goncharov provided a service of assistance «Mercy»a Former employee of the Orthodox service Mercy George GiantsIn the temple, where he served as the Giants were willing to help homeless and rescued them© Photo by Alexander Goncharov provided a service of assistance «Mercy»

. In the temple of all-merciful Saviour in Moscow’s Mitino was ready to provide any assistance to the homeless, which at the cost of his life saved the altar boy George the Giants, but such a desire that is not yet expressed, said parishioners RIA Novosti.

According to reports, the tragedy occurred on 25 January at the railway station Krasnogorskaya. The altar boy pulled a homeless man caught on the rails on the platform, but he was hit by a train. Giants was the first press Secretary for the Orthodox service of assistance «Mercy», condolences for his death was expressed by the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill and the head of the Synodal Department for charity of the Moscow Patriarchate, Bishop Panteleimon (Shatov).

As reported in Wednesday’s press service of «Mercy», the man named Michael came to Mitino the temple, responding to parishioners hanged at the scene of the announcement. He brought the cell phone and George said that will communicate with the investigator. At the same time, according to parishioners, the man, as in the day of the tragedy, was drunk.

«People are still drinking, him some care what is happening. Tells stories that no one was saved under a train is not pushed. We were ready to render him any assistance, but it is necessary that the man himself wanted to. And he is all «the drum» — said the Agency interlocutor.

The investigation is considering several versions of what happened. According to the version, which was announced on the first day after the tragedy, a homeless man was on the tracks and did not hear the sound of an approaching train. However, witnesses believe that he could intentionally throw himself under a train, not having received from George alms.

«Gosha was internal fractures, damaged internal organs, but visible damage, as if he was hit by a train, no», — told RIA Novosti one of the parishioners who knew the deceased. Bag George, he said, after the incident left lying on the platform Krasnogorskaya.

The Primate of the Russian Church in his condolences called the act of Velikanova «a shining example of living a modern Christian». «Yes, will impute to him the Lord of this feat in righteousness, for he has fulfilled the commandment of Christ: no greater love than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends», according to the text released by the press service of the Moscow Patriarchate.