ROC has proposed to hold a pan-Orthodox discussion of the situation in Ukraine

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal in fotoballoon of Ivan the Great, the Church of the Twelve Apostles, the Annunciation Cathedral, the faceted chamber in the Moscow Kremlin. Archival photoROC has proposed to hold a pan-Orthodox discussion of the situation in Ukraine© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal the image Bank

The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church called on the primates of other local churches to initiate Church pan-Orthodox discussion of the situation in Ukraine, said in a statement.

Only the world’s 15 Orthodox churches, Russian is the largest.

«Aware that what is happening is a danger to the entire world of Orthodoxy, turning in this hour of need for support to local Autocephalous churches, urge the primates imbued with an understanding of our common responsibility for the fate of the world Orthodoxy and to initiate fraternal pan-Orthodox discussion on the Church situation in Ukraine,» — said in a statement issued on Friday.

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