Russian Orthodox church
THE visit of the Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church to Poland last week was historic. It came after three years of negotiations propelled by the hope that it would improve relations between the two branches of Christianity as well as the two nations. Continue reading
Thousands of Orthodox Poles on Saturday greeted Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill in Bialystok, eastern Poland, on the third day of his historic visit to the deeply Catholic country.
“This is a very important moment for us,” said Anna Musiuk, who came with her two children and husband to greet the patriarch at the city’s Holy Ghost cathedral, the largest Orthodox church in Poland. Continue reading
Patriarch Kirill’s visit to Poland: provocations as obstacles on the way to Russo-Polish reconciliation
The unprecedented visit of the Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox church, reverend Kirill, to Poland is going to be a historic occasion. The Patriarch will meet with the mead of Polish church and they will jointly promote reconciliation between Russia and Poland. Hopefully, this noble step will help to distill at least some of the negative publicity that has been created around the church and Kirill himself in the recent months. Continue reading