The Romanian Patriarch condemned the war Russia wages against Ukraine

25 February, 09:07
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The Romanian Patriarch condemned the war Russia wages against Ukraine - фото 1
On February 24, Romanian Patriarch Daniel called for an immediate end to hostilities in Ukraine, calling them "a war launched by Russia against a sovereign and independent state."

The full text of the Patriarch's statement is published on the official website of the Romanian Patriarchate, Portal-Credo reports.

Daniel stressed that the official Romanian Church, which he heads, shares the position of "other important institutions of Romania and the European Union."

"At the same time," the statement said, "We express our full solidarity with the Romanian Orthodox Christians living in Ukraine and our readiness to help them on their own."

In conclusion, the Patriarch prayed for "protection of the Ukrainian people and peacekeeping wisdom to all responsible political leaders."