His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over terrorist attacks in Brussels

Source: DECR
Natalya Mihailova | 23 March 2016
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of condolences to King Philippe of the Belgians over the terrorist attacks committed in Brussels on March 22, 2016.

His Majesty Philippe

King of the Belgians

Your Majesty,

I was deeply grieved to learn about the explosions in Brussels that had claimed dozens of lives and inflicted suffering on hundreds of people.

By committing inhumane acts, terrorists try to impose an ideology of violence on the whole world. However, the civilized society stands united today in the face of terrorism and resolutely speaks out against hatred and division.

The Russian Orthodox Church sympathizes with all those who lost their relatives and friends in the tragedy. May the Merciful Lord give them courage and spiritual fortitude for enduring this ordeal, and May He grant speedy recovery to the injured.

With sincere condolences,

+KIRILL

Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia

Система Orphus Do you see a mistake in the text? Highlight it and click: Ctrl + Enter
Since you are here…

…we do have a small request. More and more people visit Orthodoxy and the World website. However, resources for editorial are scarce. In comparison to some mass media, we do not make paid subscription. It is our deepest belief that preaching Christ for money is wrong.

Having said that, Pravmir provides daily articles from an autonomous news service, weekly wall newspaper for churches, lectorium, photos, videos, hosting and servers. Editors and translators work together towards one goal: to make our four websites possible - Pravmir.ru, Neinvalid.ru, Matrony.ru and Pravmir.com. Therefore our request for help is understandable.

For example, 5 dollars a month is it a lot or little? A cup of coffee? It is not that much for a family budget, but it is a significant amount for Pravmir.

If everyone reading Pravmir could donate 5 dollars a month, they would contribute greatly to our ability to spread the word of Christ, Orthodoxy, life's purpose, family and society.

Choose currency:
Other amount
10$
20$
50$