Patriarchs of Jerusalem and Alexandria and Archbishop of Cyprus to visit Ukraine
In October, members of the Board of Directors of the International Kyiv Interfaith Forum, Patriarch Theophilos IIIof Jerusalem, Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria and Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Cyprus will come to Ukraine.
It was reported by the Forum Head, Ukrainian MP Oleksandr Feldman, wholately made a working visit to Israel, according to Espresso. TV.
The purpose of the visit is to discuss the situation in Ukraine and join efforts to end the war and the fight against religious extremism and xenophobia in the world.
“All religious leaders dare closely following the developmentsin Ukraine, they really worry about our country, they support it and wish the soonest return of peace and stability,”Olexandr Feldmansaid. “Thereforethe result of the meeting was the decision that the spiritual leaders will hold a joint prayer for Ukraine, during which they will call to restore peace.”
Also Olexander Feldman said that during the meeting the members of the Board of Directors of the International Kyiv Interfaith Forum, Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem, Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria and Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Cyprusdiscussed a number of issues relating to the need to purifysociety from evil, violence and intolerance, particularly in Africa and Middle East.
As it was previously reported, the International Interfaith Forum in Kyiv annually brings together leaders of world religions, scientists and diplomats from more than 20 countries in Ukraine.