The traditional international procession with the cross arrived in Lutsk, Volyn region, Ukraine, on July 30. The journey begins in Poland, goes through Belarus to Ukraine and ends at Pochaev Lavra of the Holy Assumption. Taking part in it are Poles, Byelorussians, Ukrainians, Hungarians, Georgians, Italians, Russians and other Orthodox Christians.
Bishop Nafanail of Volyn and Lutsk greeted them and invited to dinner at the Volyn theological seminary.
In the morning of July 31 the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Cathedral of the Intercession, and the pilgrims proceeded to the Ternopol diocese. The journey will end at the Pochaev Lavra on August 5, the feast day of the Pochaev icon of the Mother of God, the site of the Volyn diocese reports.