Patriarch Kirill will hold a prayer service for the national team of Russia on hockey

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Paracomputer Cyril held the Russian Olympians in VancouverPatriarch Kirill will hold a prayer service for the national team of Russia on hockey© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pyatakov

. Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia on Tuesday evening will make a molieben of thanksgiving for the Russian athletes participating in the Olympic games in Pyeongchang, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the priest Alexander Volkov.

«Prayer will start at 20.00 in the Church of the Transfiguration of Christ the Saviour, the divine service will be attended by the players of the hockey team,» said the priest.

Man’s Russian national team on hockey has won gold medals in the Olympic games, beating in the final the team of Germany. Women’s hockey team from Russia took the fourth place.

Before the Game, the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church celebrated a prayer service in the Kremlin’s assumption Cathedral, after which called an unprecedented attempt «to throw Russia out of the Olympic movement.»

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1 Comment on "Patriarch Kirill will hold a prayer service for the national team of Russia on hockey"

  1. Timofei | 28.02.2018 at 13:05 |

    I hope His Holiness will thank his God for the gift of drugs…

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