Putin orders ceasefire during Orthodox Christmas
Russian Patriarch Kirill calls for cease-fire
The Russian Patriarch Kirill, head of the Russian Orthodox Church, calls for a ceasefire in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
Russian Christians call for peace urgently
According to their website, christians4peace.com, Christians from various Orthodox, Protestant, and Catholic denominations came together to publish a Christmas Declaration. The declaration contains five points that openly condemn Russia’s “special military operation” in Ukraine.