Olga Lipich. Patriarch of Moscow And all Russia Kirill said in the Ukrainian crisis, in dividing society - "in hatred there is no truth And coming" - And again appealed to all believers with a call to pray for peace in Ukraine, to think And act accordingly.
"I wish to appeal to our entire congregation with a request to unceasing prayer for peace in Ukraine. I urge you, dear brothers And sisters, diligently And to pray unceasingly. We believe in the power of prayer and believe in its effectiveness by the commandments of the Lord. No need to think: that I have the opportunity? Have the opportunity to change my weak words? We can do a lot: to sign up to the God. And our prayers are heard, " said Patriarch Kirill in an exclusive interview Last news in Day of memory And grief, uniting together fought against fascism peoples.
according to his statement, " the peoples of historical Rus does Not have the ability without pain And empathy to look at what is happening in Ukraine "." for thousand years We've been through a lot together. And remember that the Orthodox faith has helped And saved even in the most difficult situations. I believe that currently will Not forsake us God in his mercy. Daily prayer of the whole Church And my constant prayer is about the feud on the Ukrainian land to cease, and citizens turned to a lost world And unity ", - said the Patriarch. He is convinced that the main public peacekeeping force in Ukraine today, Ukrainian Orthodox Church, doing all in their power to establish the long-awaited peace."
The situation, recognized the Patriarch, " extremely heavy "." probably the first time in the last 25 years We are faced with a similar tragic events that split the society And the family, friends And relatives. But hatred is not the truth. And no future. For this reason, currently so important all peacekeeping efforts, " noted the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church.