Wars can never be holy, says Kirill to World Council of Churches


Eastern Europe


Patriarch Kirill (second right) meets with representatives of the World Council of Churches. Photo Mospat.ru

"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.