domenica 14 agosto 2022

‘We pray for Putin and for God to give him reason’ – interview with Lithuanian Orthodox bishop

(Joana Lapėnienė, Lithuanian Orthodox Church says it condemns Russia’s war in Ukraine and is seeking greater autonomy from Moscow Patriarchate. "We pray for Putin and for God to give him reason," Amvrosijus, Vicar of the Lithuanian Orthodox Archdiocese and Bishop of Trakai, told LRT TV. Patriarch Kirill believes that the “Russian world” is not only about Russia. Does the Lithuanian Orthodox Church also belong to the “Russian world”? I would like to comment on what this “Russian world” means because it is very often talked about nowadays. It is now commonly accepted that the “Russian world” is a political concept, associated with Putin, Patriarch Kirill, and some political activity.  (...)