The Russian Orthodox Church on Tuesday celebrates the memory of St. Prince Vladimir and the baptism of Rus ' Day. The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill on this day will have a festive divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior.
"The core of religious life is the divine Liturgy, and on the Day of the baptism of Russia, when the Orthodox Church celebrates the memory of Holy Prince Vladimir, in all the churches held worship services, and his Holiness Patriarch Kirill will lead a divine service at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, which will begin at 10 a.m.", - told reporters the Deputy head of the Synodal Department for Church and society and the media Vakhtang Kipshidze.
The criminal case against the ex-President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in connection with his action to establish a "new Church" is now unlikely that such actions would have caused a sharp intensification of Ukrainian nationalists, said Church historian, Professor of St. Tikhon Orthodox humanitarian University (pstgu) Vladislav parsley.
Earlier Thursday, former Ukrainian leader at a rally of his supporters outside the court in Kiev declared that he allegedly opened a criminal case for "inciting sectarian strife by getting Thomas and the establishment of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine" (ptsu). Confirmation of this information from law enforcement agencies of Ukraine have not yet been.