In Kiev held a procession of the non-canonical Orthodox Church of Ukraine

CC BY 4.0 / presidential Administration / the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko together with his wife took part in the procession on the occasion of the 1030-th anniversary of the baptism of Rus. 28 July 2018In Kiev held a procession of the non-canonical Orthodox Church of UkraineCC BY 4.0 / administration of the President of Ukraine /

A procession organized by the non-canonical Orthodox Church of Ukraine on the occasion of the 1030-th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’, ended in Kiev.

The event was attended by the head of the non-canonical Orthodox Church in Ukraine, Patriarch Filaret (Denysenko), the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and other officials of the state. Believers have been on the Vladimir hill to the monument to St. Volodymyr the Great, where they held a prayer, were broadcast Ukrainian TV channels.

The feast of the Baptism of Russia is celebrated day of memory of Holy Prince Vladimir (July 28), whereby in 988 ancient Rus adopted Christianity.

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