Today we’ll watch two very interesting movies about Russian Orthodox Church:
The country’s Orthodox believers are celebrating Russia’s conversion to Christianity 1,020 years ago. The religion was brought from Constantinople (now Istanbul) by Prince Vladimir. At first it was met with great resistance by the pagans but over time was broadly accepted and came to define the soul of the nation.
Orthodox Christian leaders from around the world are in Ukraine to mark the 1,020th anniversary of ancient Russia’s conversion to Christianity. Patriarch Alexy II of all Russia and Bartholomew, the Patriarch of Constantinople, held a joint liturgy in the country’s capital Kiev – the cradle of Russian Christianity:
St. Liturgy on Volodymyr’s hill in Kyiv:
Svet and Kyle
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