The President of Ukraine, Vladimir Zelensky, met with the primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Epiphanes. During the meeting, they discussed the Easter theme and came to the conclusion that the service should take place, but via an online broadcast.
It is reported by the “MFN”, with reference to Press service Metropolitan of Kiev of the PTsU.
“Divine services and prayers these days are particularly important and should take place. Our believers must observe the safety precautions and stay at home, they will be able to join the service thanks to the broadcast. We will help people feel the spirit of a majestic vacation, even in difficult circumstances, ”said Epiphanius.
Zelensky informed Epiphane of the necessary precautions and agreed on joint activities. In turn, Epiphanes positively took the president’s position and told him about his own idea of the best way to spend the holidays during quarantine.
Zelensky stressed that in difficult times it is particularly important to combine the efforts of the state and religion.
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