Terror attack in Petersburg casts a challenge not only to authorities, but to all people – Patriarch Kirill

admin | 04 April 2017
Moscow, April 4, Interfax - On Tuesday morning Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia held a requiem service for all killed in the terrorist attack in St. Petersburg.
Terror attack in Petersburg casts a challenge not only to authorities, but to all people – Patriarch Kirill
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“This terrorist attack casts a challenge not only to authorities, not only to law enforcement agencies, not only to those, who are responsible for security, but to all of us, all people,” he said before the requiem at the Lower Transfiguration Church of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior.

According to the patriarch, “we should realize the importance of preserving the peaceful life, the independence of our country, we should realize our joint responsibility for the future of our people.”

The patriarch stressed “there cannot be any flirting with the evil <…> even if it is represented to us in a very respectable form<…> any evil is from the devil and the devil brings death.”

14 people were killed and dozens injured in a blast on the St. Petersburg metro Monday, which took place between Tekhnologichesky Institute and Sennaya Ploschad stations.

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