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His Beatitude Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria and His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrated a prayer service at the monument to Prince Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles

Видео: Роман Самсонов, Артём Леднев. Звук: Александр Бригадов.
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28 July 2018 year 18:08

On 28 July 2018, the commemoration day of the Grand Prince Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles, the Divine liturgy was celebrated at the Cathedral Square in the Moscow Kremlin to mark the 1030th anniversary of the Baptism of Russia. After the liturgy, a Procession of the Cross went to the monument to the Baptizer of Russia at the Borovitskaya Square.

The procession was led by His Beatitude Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa and His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation took part in the procession.

The Primates of both Churches officiated at a prayer service to Prince Vladimir at the monument to him.

Patriarchal Press Service