Members of All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations prayed for peace in Ukraine in Saint-Sophia Cathedral

Thursday, 17 February 2022, 13:37
The prayer took place in St. Sophia Cathedral on Wednesday, February 16 at the initiative of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations. Religious leaders appealed to the Almighty to protect Ukraine from Russian aggression.

The event began with the prayer "Our Father" performed by the chamber choir "Credo".

In his prayer, the Head of the UGCC noted that on this day of anxiety and uncertainty, the participants of the prayer event came together to ask for help and protection. “Standing here, we do not rely on our strength, our achievements, but on Your deeds, Lord, and we ask You for the salvation of our country and our people. Give wisdom to our leaders, lift the spirit of our defenders”, His Beatitude Sviatoslav was praying for.

Quoting the inscription above Oranta, which is laid out in ancient Greek in Saint Sophia, from the Book of Psalms: “God is among him, he shall not be moved; God help him before dawn ", the Head of the UGCC called:" Be with us, Lord, and we will not waver”.

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