Wars can never be holy, says Kirill to World Council of Churches
"Wars can never be holy. However, things are different when one has to defend himself and his life or give his life for the lives of others." That is what Patriarch Kirill said about his position on the Russian invasion of Ukraine while meeting representatives from the World Council of Churches last week.
Ukrainian journalist points out religious war at the World Council of Churches
There is not only an ongoing war between two political states in Ukraine. In addition, there is also a battle between two orthodox churches. That is what the young Ukrainian journalist Ivanna Illina drew attention to at the World Council of Churches assembly.
Russian Orthodox Church furious after World Council criticises Kirill
The Russian Orthodox Church has reacted strongly to German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier's speech in Karlsruhe on Wednesday.