In Odessa cancelled Procession on may 9Uncategorized May 8, 2017
ODESSA-KIEV. May 8. UNN. Due to possible provocations in Odessa canceled the Procession. About this on his page in Facebook said the Chairman of the Missionary Department of the diocese of Odessa, the correspondent of UNN.
“We were warned about possible provocations, and therefore asked not to hold the procession. We Express our gratitude to all those who had the determination to go to the places where our brave forefathers valiantly defended his native city of Odessa from Nazi invaders and shed their blood for our bright future,” wrote Oleg mokryak.
According to him, the duty of the Orthodox Church to remember those who died in the Holy war and to offer prayers for them. With the blessing of Metropolitan of Odessa and Izmail Agafangel on may 9 in all the churches of the diocese will be memorial services for fallen soldiers.
As reported UNN, the Institute of national memory of Ukraine told about the celebrations for the Day of memory and reconciliation on may 8.