FEMEN's escapade not to mar Patriarch Kirill's visit to Ukraine, says patriarchal office

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July 26, 2012, 2:02 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine

A topless activist of Ukraine women's movement FEMEN protests against the visit of Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill (C) upon his arrival at the airport in Kiev on July 26, 2012.

The deputy head of the patriarchal press service, Deacon Alexander Volkov, has expressed regret over the actions of an activist of the Ukrainian feminist movement FEMEN at the welcome ceremony for Head of Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill at Boryspil Airport in Kyiv. 

"It is regrettable that people are trying to mar the start of the visit of Patriarch Kirill to Ukraine with such tricks," he told journalists in Kyiv on Thursday, while commenting on the actions of a bare-breasted woman, who ran to the patriarch, who was communicating with journalists on the runway at the airport, crying "Izydi!" ("Go back!" - a religious formula for exorcism).

"This kind of incident cannot overshadow the primate's visit and only shows there is a deep spiritual crisis in certain sections of society," he added.

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AL BALA July 26, 2012, 2:40 p.m.    


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me you July 26, 2012, 2:40 p.m.    

het moskal

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AL BALA July 26, 2012, 3:23 p.m.    

Kirill met at the airport half-naked girl

Thursday, July 26, 2012, 11:13

photo, video

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carl July 26, 2012, 5:04 p.m.    

What good does this behavior do-none. It does not advance the issues that femen claim to care about. Those who cheer these foolish women on should ask themselves would they want their daughter,mother,wife exposing themselves.

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cedrik July 26, 2012, 8:55 p.m.    

The femen girls are a laughingstock here, they only make the news generally outside of Ukraine. This episode did make the news, but just in mention so far, not with 'video'.
And seems at least one of the femen exposers is a porn film 'actress'. LOL. Figures.

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cedrik July 26, 2012, 9:38 p.m.    

The femen girls are a laughingstock here, they only make the news generally outside of Ukraine. This episode did make the news, but just in mention so far, not with 'video'.
And seems at least one of the femen exposers is a porn film 'actress'. LOL. Figures.

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AL BALA July 31, 2012, 5:58 a.m.    

However, the arrests began in Forgiveness Sunday before Lent.


If all this apply to anti-Christian statements of many prominent figures of the ROC, it is a very sad situation for the prospects of the church. For example, the head of synodnoho with relations of church and society ROC Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin, in an interview "the Russian news service" publicly called for war against Russia's neighbors and offered to take the army of orange opposition. According to Chaplin, Russia must "build a powerful military presence" in all areas where "people are asked to protect against orange experiments, various color revolutions." In his opinion, do not be afraid of war and fighting. "Even if Russia will need to participate in hostilities, this day should not be afraid. Army must finally give a real job. Networked hamsters could easily be sent to the current war. Those who survive will probably be people "- said Chaplin.

Thus, the prior of the church of St. Philip Sevastopol UOC-MP, Archpriest Viacheslav Kostenko said recently that the congregation should honor Generalissimo Joseph Stalin, because he "graduated with honors from religious school and studied at the seminary, so I had a correct notion of spirituality."

Earlier in the church near St. Petersburg was an icon depicting Stalin. Eustathius Abbot said, "What would you say, but for me Stalin - the father. And I do not want to betray him. "

Indeed, in regions where the dominant Moscow Patriarchate, the level of social diseases (alcoholism, drug addiction, crime, AIDS, etc.) is much higher than the rest of the country. That in itself puts a special issue of canonicity.

Also, the UOC-MP is not so long ago sounded the known history of drunken driving priest of the temple in Troeschina Odessa diocese a priest who took money from rich men and spent on prostitutes.

Some critics say the Moscow Patriarchate that in fact he was not founded by Prince Vladimir or even Metropolitan Jonah in 1448, but in reality by Joseph Stalin, 1943, resulting in restoration of the Patriarchate.

Recently the Arab League suspended the membership of Syria and threatened to withdraw envoys from the death of thousands in protests against President Assad, as patriarch of Moscow the same day visited Syria and wished success to local authorities.

The fact that even in 1801 the Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church forbade the construction of churches in the Ukrainian style and introduced rules in church construction in the Moscow Synodal Apostolic style, which was formed under significant influence of Kazan, Astrakhan tent architecture.

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AL BALA Aug. 2, 2012, 2:53 a.m.    

Russian blogger for criticizing the ROC announced an international search.

A story about how the church and the power of deceiving the people, had to flee blogger from Russia.

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