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Peace

His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kyiv and All Ukraine (Moscow Patriarchate), primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Photo: Ukrainian Orthodox Church)
News

In Ukraine, “such a war has no excuse, neither from God, nor from people”

In an Address to the Faithful and Citizens of Ukraine” on 24 February, His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kyiv and All Ukraine (Moscow Patriarchate) candidly addressed the current situation: Trouble has happened,” he said. Most regrettably, Russia has started military actions against Ukraine, and at this fateful time, I urge you not to panic, be courageous and show love for your homeland and for one another”

Video

Join us at On Earth Festival

See St Francis College as you’ve never seen before in this video featuring volunteers, artists, musicians and presenters from and connected to our Diocese who are involved in the upcoming On Earth Festival, to be held on Saturday 16 October. Through music, poetry, art and workshops, find hope and inspiration for creating an alternate world where there is peace and justice

Reflections

World record attempt: 195 anthems, 100 languages, two sisters, one day

Two young Christian sisters reflect on their plan to set an official world record, while simultaneously raising awareness of children’s and women’s empowerment and climate care, by singing the world’s 195 national and UN permanent member state anthems in 100 languages at St John’s Cathedral, as part of the Cathedral’s International Day of Peace celebrations on 21 September