His Holiness Patriarch Kirill blesses holding the Council of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

05.07.2011

His Beatitude,
the Most Blessed Volodymyr
Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine

Your Beatitude!

Thank You for notification about convening the Jubilee Council of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Kyiv.

I bless its holding and prayerfully wish God’s assistance all the participants of the Council in making wise decisions, aimed at strengthening of unity of the Russian Orthodox Church, overcoming divisions inside the Ukrainian Orthodoxy.

May your work be crowned by the fruit of peace, unanimity and sincere brotherly love through the action of the All-Holy Spirit, abiding in the Church of Christ and teaching all the Truth (John 16. 13).

With love in God,

† Kirill,
Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia

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