Zaporizhia diocese of prayer, will join the International day of peace
Zaporizhia diocese of prayer, will join the International day of peace, celebrated on 21 September.
With the blessing of Metropolitan of Zaporozhye and Melitopol Luke, in all the churches of the Zaporozhye diocese will be celebrated prayers on the gift of the world, according to the diocesan press service.
“Aggression and war will not help to solve the existing problems, they only further complicate life, bringing death, misery and grief. Prevent war in the world, it is possible to prevent a series of epidemics, the development of deadly diseases and poverty”, explained in the diocese.
The clergy invite all caring people to offer prayers for peace.
On 21 September every year the world community celebrates the international day of peace. The UN General Assembly proclaimed it as a day of non-violence and ceasefire all over the world. All countries on this day were asked to refrain from conducting military operations.
The responsibility of the United Nations included the eradication of the causes of the development of military conflicts. That’s why she took the initiative to establish this holiday. Its main objective is strengthening the ideals of peace among all countries and peoples.
As reported by the SPM, by decision of the Holy Synod, in all churches of the Russian Orthodox Church there will be prayers for overcoming schism in Ukraine.