Ukrainian TV channels will broadcast Easter services under the direction of the Holy Father Pope Francis, as well as Latin rite services from Kiev.
It is reported by the Religious Information Service of Ukraine.
Catholic television EWTN and the television channels UA: Pervy and Channel 5, in collaboration with the Catholic Media Center, will broadcast Easter services live under the direction of His Holiness Father Pope Francis, as well as Latin rite services of Kiev ”, in the message.
It should be noted that on April 12 at Easter at 9:30 am there will be the Holy Mass of the Church of St. Alexander RCC in Kiev (broadcast – “EWTN”, “UA: First”, “Channel 5”), 10:00 am – Mass of the Church of St. Alexandra RCC (broadcast – “EWTN”), 12:00 – Mass under the direction of Pope Francis at the Vatican (broadcast – “EWTN”, “UA: First”, “Channel 5”), 1:00 pm – Pope’s Easter message and blessing “Urbi et Orbi” (broadcast – “EWTN”, “UA: First”, “Channel 5”).
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Easter in 2020 falls on April 19. At the same time, Christians of the Western rite celebrate April 12 this year.
As Ukrinform reported, since March 12, Ukraine has introduced quarantine in educational institutions and a number of other measures to control the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus infection. Since March 25, an emergency has been introduced across Ukraine. Quarantine extended until April 24.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru