Patriarch Holds Service to Mark 1025th Anniversary of Russia’s Baptism

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A divine liturgy, held by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at Christ the Savior Cathedral, opened celebrations marking the 1025th anniversary of Russia’s baptism on Wednesday. The service was attended by heads of other Orthodox churches who arrived in Moscow to participate in the commemorative events.

A divine liturgy, held by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at Christ the Savior Cathedral, opened celebrations marking the 1025th anniversary of Russia’s baptism on Wednesday. The service was attended by heads of other Orthodox churches who arrived in Moscow to participate in the commemorative events.

© RIA Novosti . Sergei Pyatakov / Go to the mediabankA divine liturgy, held by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at Christ the Savior Cathedral, opened celebrations marking the 1025th anniversary of Russia’s baptism on Wednesday. The service was attended by heads of other Orthodox churches who arrived in Moscow to participate in the commemorative events.
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A divine liturgy, held by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at Christ the Savior Cathedral, opened celebrations marking the 1025th anniversary of Russia’s baptism on Wednesday. The service was attended by heads of other Orthodox churches who arrived in Moscow to participate in the commemorative events.
© RIA Novosti . Sergei Pyatakov / Go to the mediabankPatriarch Kirill during the Divine Liturgy at Christ the Savior Cathedral to celebrate the 1025th anniversary of the Christianization of Rus.
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Patriarch Kirill during the Divine Liturgy at Christ the Savior Cathedral to celebrate the 1025th anniversary of the Christianization of Rus.
© RIA Novosti . Sergei PyatakovBelievers attending the liturgy at Christ the Savior Cathedral, which can hold up to 10,000 people.
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Believers attending the liturgy at Christ the Savior Cathedral, which can hold up to 10,000 people.
© RIA Novosti . Sergei PyatakovPrayers during the service at Moscow’s largest cathedral were offered in various languages.
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Prayers during the service at Moscow’s largest cathedral were offered in various languages.
© RIA Novosti . Sergei Pyatakov / Go to the mediabankAlong with Patriarch Kirill, the service was attended by eight heads of local Orthodox churches.
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Along with Patriarch Kirill, the service was attended by eight heads of local Orthodox churches.
© RIA Novosti . Sergei Pyatakov / Go to the mediabankPatriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem, foreground, and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia during the Divine Liturgy at Christ the Savior Cathedral in celebration of the 1025th anniversary of the baptism of Rus.
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Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem, foreground, and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia during the Divine Liturgy at Christ the Savior Cathedral in celebration of the 1025th anniversary of the baptism of Rus.
© RIA Novosti . Sergei Pyatakov / Go to the mediabankThe Cross of St. Andrew the Apostle, a relic of one of the patron saints of Russia, was brought from Patras, Greece and displayed in the center of the cathedral. The cross will be shown in Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian cities to celebrate the anniversary of the baptism.
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The Cross of St. Andrew the Apostle, a relic of one of the patron saints of Russia, was brought from Patras, Greece and displayed in the center of the cathedral. The cross will be shown in Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian cities to celebrate the anniversary of the baptism.
© RIA Novosti . Sergei Pyatakov / Go to the mediabankPatriarch Kirill, second right, during the Divine Liturgy at Christ the Savior Cathedral in celebration of the 1025th anniversary of Russia’s baptism.
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Patriarch Kirill, second right, during the Divine Liturgy at Christ the Savior Cathedral in celebration of the 1025th anniversary of Russia’s baptism.
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