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Patriarch Kirill: I call on all parties to establish a Christmas truce in Ukraine and Donbass

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Patriarch Kirill: I call on all parties to establish a Christmas truce in Ukraine and Donbass

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Rus' called on all parties to establish a Christmas truce in Ukraine and Donbass and, thereby, refrain from using fire. The same applies to the new regions that have become part of the Russian Federation, on the territory of which hostilities are also currently underway.


I, Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus', appeal to all parties involved in the internecine conflict with a call for a ceasefire to establish a Christmas truce from 12:00 January 6 to 24:00 January 7, so that all Orthodox people can attend services on Christmas Christmas Eve, as well as on the day of the Nativity of Christ

- says the Patriarch's address.

Recall that in the spring of 2022, after the start of the special operation, the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church sent a letter to Archpriest John Sauke, Acting Secretary General of the World Council of Churches, in which he touched on the Ukrainian crisis. The head of the Russian Orthodox Church placed all responsibility for what is happening on the countries of the NATO military-political bloc. According to him, all political forces whose goal is to weaken and contain Russia are not at all going to fight with it with their own hands, using other means for this, which resulted in a confrontation between the fraternal and Slavic peoples - Russians and Ukrainians. Through his sermons, Patriarch Kirill repeatedly urged the episcopate, the clergy, and all believers to remain faithful and united in the Church, continuing to pray for the restoration of peace in Ukraine.

We emphasize that in November last year, he also noted the fact that today Russia is facing the greatest dangers and difficulties that threaten its very existence.
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  1. voice of reason
    voice of reason 5 January 2023 13: 11
    -15
    The word of the Patriarch is weighty for us. But on the other hand, natural demons. They will only get madder from a real Christmas.
    1. Kronos
      Kronos 5 January 2023 13: 14
      +22
      For whom is it important? Religion should not influence politics.
      1. fruc
        fruc 5 January 2023 13: 20
        +5
        Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus' Kirill urged ......

        For the possessed, these calls are nothing, with all the ensuing consequences.
        1. Tatyana
          Tatyana 5 January 2023 13: 39
          +16
          The Armed Forces of Ukraine now consist of 50-70% of foreigners with foreign weapons! Many of them do not understand the Russian language, nor do they believe in Orthodoxy, and they came to Ukraine not at all for the sake of peace, but for "safari" earnings against Russians and multinational Russia as such!

          Interestingly, during the Second World War, the Orthodox Church also called on the Red Army, Soviet partisans and fascists of all stripes for a Christmas truce?

          Does Kirill himself believe in what he calls on the Armed Forces of Ukraine and foreign representatives of NATO? Or is he essentially just populist on the side of the enemy?

          No Russian Orthodox Church is able to stop the war and even achieve a simple truce with the enemy!
          1. Luka Nord
            Luka Nord 5 January 2023 14: 00
            -2
            Quote: Tatiana
            No Russian Orthodox Church is able to stop the war and even achieve a simple truce with the enemy!

            In Ukraine, there are still quite a few Orthodox Russian people left, albeit intimidated. The same Kiev-Pechora Lavra, etc.
            Now the war is unleashed by the Anglo-Saxons between the Orthodox people of Russia and Ukraine, and it's all scary and a call to all true Orthodox, and there are still such in the Armed Forces of Ukraine .. Stop the massacre on a holy holiday .. This is a normal call of the ROC
            You should not bring joy to the Anglo-Saxons when the Orthodox kill each other on a holy day. This is the whole point of the call!
            There are so few of us Orthodox left in the world (the same Serbs are being exterminated, etc.) ..Remember this guys and keep crosses under your vests ..
            Whoever has them, it means that not everything is lost yet, I'm talking about prisoners, etc. And all with the upcoming Orthodox Christmas!
            1. Tma197725
              Tma197725 5 January 2023 15: 37
              +9
              They are with crosses in hospitals in Donetsk, in pharmacies in Kremennaya, it is high time to understand there are no brothers or co-religionists there, they perceive each of our acts of mercy as weakness, give them free rein and they will slaughter us like pigs for Christmas and Easter and Epiphany. And remember the beginning of the NWO Odessa and Donbass since the attack on Luhansk No brothers there, forget
            2. cat Rusich
              cat Rusich 5 January 2023 17: 52
              +5
              Quote from Luka Nord

              In Ukraine, there are still quite a few Orthodox Russian people left, albeit intimidated. The same Kiev-Pechora Lavra, etc.
              !
              The patriarch could call Orthodox rise up in Ukraine against the "yoke of Satanists" ...
              During the time of the Commonwealth, the Orthodox in Ukraine rebelled several times against the power of the Poles and Jews. Today, the Orthodox living in Ukraine do not strongly object to the destruction of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine - no one particularly stands up for the Kiev-Pechora Lavra ...
              sad
          2. Egorovich
            Egorovich 5 January 2023 14: 03
            +9
            The patriarch obviously got excited, any truce plays into the hands of the enemies of Russia, which was described in detail by "our partners" Merkel and Hollande.
        2. BecmepH
          BecmepH 5 January 2023 13: 48
          +8
          Quote: frruc
          Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus' Kirill urged ......

          For the possessed, these calls are nothing, with all the ensuing consequences.

          We must ask him: "Whose Crimea?"
          I perceive this statement as a request to give the enemy a break and gain strength. The Minsk agreements have already passed ...
          "Whose will you be, dear Patriarch?"
          1. spektr9
            spektr9 5 January 2023 16: 03
            +2
            "Whose will you be, dear Patriarch?"

            So Petersburg ...
            1. iouris
              iouris 5 January 2023 22: 08
              +2
              All this arose after a call from Erdogan, the head of the Patriarch of Constantinople.
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        1. tihonmarine
          tihonmarine 5 January 2023 13: 55
          +1
          Quote: Tatiana
          Interestingly, the Orthodox Church during the Second World War also called on the Red Army and the Nazis for a Christmas truce?

          Patrarch Sergius issued an appeal strengthening the confidence of the people in the approaching hour of victory:
          “The wise and all-good Arbiter of human destinies, may he crown our efforts with final victory and may he bestow success on the Russian army, a guarantee of the moral and cultural prosperity of mankind”
      3. tihonmarine
        tihonmarine 5 January 2023 14: 12
        +6
        Quote: Kronos
        Religion should not influence politics.

        Religion should not interfere, but from time immemorial it has interfered.
        One has only to look closely and you will find the connection of the church with politics even today.
        Joe Biden, the first Catholic president in six decades to proclaim himself a "devout" follower of the teachings of the church, was rejected by the late Pope Benedict XVI, who forbade him from attending his funeral. Jean-Pierre said Biden won't attend the funeral "according to the wishes of the late Pope and the Vatican", since "their wishes" were that Biden did not attend the funeral.
        It should come as no surprise that Biden was removed from the guest list by the late Pope Benedict. As a conservative, he was no doubt appalled by Biden's stance on a range of issues, not least his stance on abortion.

        Pope Benedict became the first pope to step down since Pope Gregory XII in 1415 and the first to do so on his own initiative since Pope Celestine V in 1294.

        However, a group of Catholic leaders cite new evidence found in emails released by WikiLeaks and claim that the conservative Pope Benedict did not resign on his own initiative, but was ousted from the Vatican in a coup the research team is calling "Catholic Spring"

        Soros, Obama and Clinton used the diplomatic apparatus, political muscle and financial power of the United States to coerce, bribe and blackmail for "regime change" in the Roman Catholic Church to replace the conservative Benedict with the current Pope Francis - who has since become the mouthpiece of the international left, stunning Catholics around the world.

        No wonder Benedict didn't want Biden and his henchmen to attend his funeral.
        1. Normal
          Normal 5 January 2023 14: 39
          +3
          Religion should not interfere, but from time immemorial it has interfered


          I have no idea how religious you are, or just consider yourself a believer, but I will say one thing, it was religion (not to be confused with faith) that was created in order to keep people, most in line.
          I have always been worried about one question, or rather its divergence: it is said that a person is created in the image and likeness of God, but when the young people get married in a church, the priest asks if you agree, servant of God, and further in the text. So man is the likeness and image of God on earth, or is it a SLAB? There is no trust in the church today. And the employees themselves did the same. Now you go to any temple and as if you got to the market. The holy spirit has been lost, and instead they sell any utensils like in a roadside cafe. If earlier candles of different sizes were sold as a standard, now under the guise of Orthodoxy it sells food, drinks and other utensils. Solid commerce.
          1. tihonmarine
            tihonmarine 5 January 2023 15: 19
            +1
            Quote: Normal
            The holy spirit has been lost, and instead they sell any utensils like in a roadside cafe.

            Trading in temples is prohibited. In Jerusalem, in churches, there are only candles, but they don’t sell them, but you take them and put as much money as you can into donations. The rest of the church paraphernalia is sold in a store, not far from the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.
            1. Normal
              Normal 5 January 2023 22: 28
              0
              Have you been to church for a long time? And where is this church located? In the outback, it may still be so. In large metropolitan areas, everything is on a commercial track, yes.
      4. Doccor18
        Doccor18 5 January 2023 14: 29
        +2
        Quote: Kronos
        Religion should not influence politics.

        But it influenced for centuries, how it influenced ...
        Even now, politics is using religion to its advantage.
      5. iouris
        iouris 5 January 2023 17: 35
        0
        Quote: Kronos
        Religion should not influence politics.

        Why such a conclusion? Religious wars are one of the most brutal wars. And war is the continuation of politics by violent means.
        The West is waging a religious war too. The call "Guys, let's live together!" doesn't work here.
      6. Metallurg_2
        Metallurg_2 6 January 2023 09: 48
        0
        Religion should not influence politics

        And here's what's interesting: the RANEPA has courses for "advanced training for the leadership of the Russian Orthodox Church."
        Is the church separated from the state? Oh well...
    2. Vyacheslav57
      Vyacheslav57 5 January 2023 13: 17
      +14
      I agree with you, and it is dangerous for believers. Churches and monasteries where people gather in prayer are a legitimate target for them. Nothing is sacred for them no.
      1. tihonmarine
        tihonmarine 5 January 2023 14: 26
        +3
        Quote: Vyacheslav57
        Churches and monasteries where people gather in prayer are a legitimate target for them. Nothing is sacred to them.

        People who gather in monasteries go to God, and non-humans who kill these praying people, this is a degeneration of Satan. I never thought that Ukraine would come to this.
        1. guest
          guest 5 January 2023 15: 04
          +3
          Quote: tihonmarine
          I never thought that Ukraine would come to this.

          And I knew this for sure, but not because I was some kind of great predictor, but simply read their propaganda literature where they openly said that they would do it.
    3. Orange Bigg
      Orange Bigg 5 January 2023 13: 21
      +13
      Quote: voice of reason
      The word of the Patriarch is weighty for us. But on the other hand, natural demons. They will only get madder from a real Christmas.


      You probably don’t write this from Russia once. And the truce is now only in the hands of Ukraine. They are masters in this asking for a truce in the most interesting place. And it’s a pity that such proposals come from the Patriarch. This is somewhat shocking. us in the country sometimes drive cool foreign cars. Really not ate truces and Minsks for all this time, which gave Ukraine a respite?
      1. tihonmarine
        tihonmarine 5 January 2023 13: 59
        +1
        Quote from Orange Bigg
        You are probably not from Russia just writing this. And now only Ukraine plays into the hands of a truce.

        But during the Great Patriotic War, Patriarch Sergius
        Then he uttered the significant words:
        “May the coming military storm also serve to improve our spiritual atmosphere, may it carry away with it all sorts of pernicious miasms: indifference to the good of the fatherland, double-dealing, serving personal gain, etc. we have some signs of such a recovery. Isn’t it joyful, for example, see that with the first strokes of a thunderstorm, we gathered in such a multitude in our temple and sanctify the beginning of our nationwide feat with a church service?
        1. Orange Bigg
          Orange Bigg 5 January 2023 14: 09
          +2
          As Brzezinski said. If the money of your elite is stored in the West, then it is no longer your elite, it does not belong to you, but belongs to the West? Well, something like that. I don’t remember exactly. But I conveyed the essence.
    4. January
      January 5 January 2023 13: 22
      +16
      Quote: voice of reason
      The word of the Patriarch is weighty for us.

      In the church. Not on the battlefield. Let everyone do their own thing. The limit of gestures of reconciliation, goodwill and acts of mercy should be exhausted. Any termination of the DB now leads to strengthening the enemy and improving his position. It turns out that the respected patriarch is calling for this?
    5. Luka Nord
      Luka Nord 5 January 2023 13: 22
      -3
      Quote: voice of reason
      The word of the Patriarch is weighty for us. But on the other hand, natural demons. They will only get madder from a real Christmas.

      You very accurately noticed .. These demons are preparing regular shelling and provocations. Russian Orthodoxy is like a red rag for a bull for them .. They are crippled by this!
      The haters of the Russian world and everything connected with Russia have gone massive cons! So the men keep the line and prepare to repulse the bloody devilry
      And the Orthodox faith is so far the only core of the existence of Russia and our culture of history, etc.
      That's all now trying to gnaw liberals of all stripes, etc.
      1. tihonmarine
        tihonmarine 5 January 2023 15: 26
        +1
        Quote from Luka Nord
        The haters of the Russian world and everything connected with Russia have gone massive cons!

        What is connected with Orthodoxy, but all the Uniates, Catholics, Jesuits minus us.
        These are those who have Orthodoxy in their throats, they are the children of the satanic church. And each of their minus says that we are right. This is another confirmation that Russia is right.
        With respect.
    6. Andrei from Chelyabinsk
      Andrei from Chelyabinsk 5 January 2023 20: 51
      +3
      Quote: voice of reason
      The word of the Patriarch is weighty for us

      For you - weighty, but sooner the rope will pass through the eye of the needle than our patriarch will go to heaven
  2. BigMaxMack
    BigMaxMack 5 January 2023 13: 12
    +6
    When the patriarch says this, let him immediately suggest how to implement it. Conversations on the outcome did not lead to anything. What kind of truce are we talking about?
  3. Cat Alexandrovich
    Cat Alexandrovich 5 January 2023 13: 14
    +2
    Naive uncle. Or just pretending to be naive, they say, the position obliges?
    1. invisible_man
      invisible_man 5 January 2023 13: 16
      +4
      His job is to propose. The position is binding.
      1. Vasilenko Vladimir
        Vasilenko Vladimir 5 January 2023 14: 09
        +1
        Quote from invisible_man
        His job is to propose. The position is binding.

        his work and position OBLIGES TO BLESS the Russian army for a HOLY battle, and not to scream about a truce with those who trample on HIS FAITH in Ukraine
    2. dmi.pris1
      dmi.pris1 5 January 2023 13: 20
      +12
      The main thing is that this proposal should not be accepted for execution. Respite? Come on. It's just to give the enemy an opportunity to regroup
      1. invisible_man
        invisible_man 5 January 2023 13: 25
        +6
        The main thing is that ours should not regroup again.
      2. Pharmacist
        Pharmacist 5 January 2023 19: 19
        0
        Late. They write in the news - the GDP signed the order to cease fire on January 6th. That's the whole story... belay
      3. Vasilenko Vladimir
        Vasilenko Vladimir 5 January 2023 19: 21
        +1
        Putin ordered a Christmas truce in Ukraine
        and how can you not write obscenities here
  4. Pharmacist
    Pharmacist 5 January 2023 13: 15
    +11
    There has already been a New Year's truce - remember Makeevka. As if the same Christmas did not happen. Wouldn't jinx it.
    1. tihonmarine
      tihonmarine 5 January 2023 15: 29
      0
      Quote from Pharmacist
      There has already been a New Year's truce - remember Makeevka.

      So there was already one New Year, the second is no longer needed, they ate to the fullest, we were given to understand that there would be no truces. The best truce is a powerful blow to the enemy.
  5. Lech from Android.
    Lech from Android. 5 January 2023 13: 15
    +10
    Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus' Kirill called on all parties to establish a Christmas truce in Ukraine

    Give a break to the Ukronazis to regroup and build up strength... The 8 years of shelling of Donetsk is not enough for the Patriarch... I am simply shocked by such statements. am
    How much can you step on the old rake.
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  7. ABC-schutze
    ABC-schutze 5 January 2023 13: 19
    +3
    Patriarch "offered"? ..

    Did the Russian Orthodox flock and Orthodox parishioners of the Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate on the territory of the former united Ukraine insist on such a "truce"?.. Where and when?..

    What kind of "truce", especially the Christmas one, is it possible to conclude with Bandera - the Nazis and other Kyiv mongrels of IMPLIABLE ENEMIES of Russia and Orthodoxy? ..

    DEMONSTRATELY, MASSIVELY BOMBING Orthodox Serbia on Orthodox Easter?..

    Kirill, it seems, in "catching up" with the anti-Russian chatter of the Pope with his anti-Russian speeches "to the city and the world", opportunistically "connected" to the negotiating and ostentatious "peacemaking" that is becoming popular ...
    1. jdiver
      jdiver 7 January 2023 03: 57
      0
      some people seem to be laying straws for themselves in case of a trial in The Hague. God's Court is apparently not as terrible for some as the court of respected partners ...
  8. Silver99
    Silver99 5 January 2023 13: 20
    +9
    I don’t remember that there were truces in the Second World War ((((The destruction of the Nazis should be without days off.
  9. sent26
    sent26 5 January 2023 13: 21
    +9
    And how does the ROC participate in the NWO.
    How many bulletproof vests, sets of thermal underwear and other things were bought with church funds?
    1. Galleon
      Galleon 5 January 2023 13: 43
      +1
      Quote from sent26
      And how does the ROC participate in the NWO.
      How many bulletproof vests, sets of thermal underwear and other things were bought with church funds?

      Thank you! good Best comment!
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        2. Dilettante grandfather
          Dilettante grandfather 5 January 2023 14: 16
          +2
          An attempt to provoke and humiliate the faith and the ROC!
          How can you believe those who are not able to prove what their faith is based on?
          The basic principle must remain unchanged: the church can exist, but - separated from the state. And it should not make any attempt to tell the authorities and the people how to live and act. The patriarch, in this particular case, is trying to influence the course of the NWO, no more, no less. So far, all truces have played into the hands of the enemy. Why should it be different this time?!
        3. ABC-schutze
          ABC-schutze 5 January 2023 14: 38
          -1
          Pretty normal comment. As they say - "on topic" ...

          What is the "Russophobia" here? .. Kirill is engaged in frank demagoguery ...

          And let's not forget that the Orthodoxy, Mohammedanism, Catholicism, Judaism, etc. you listed. represent FAITH...

          And the patriarchs, popes, muftis, rabbis represent the CHURCH, that is, the "structure" acting "on behalf" of the Creator...

          Although the Creator, if such exists, is ONE for ALL. AND ALL POWERFUL...

          Behind this, by definition, he does not need any "intercessors" in his affairs, broadcasting on "his behalf", whether "earthly" or "universal" affairs ...

          By the way, HE, and not the "church", endowed everyone with a head and the ability to think (and therefore be responsible for their words and deeds).

          This is still "inconvenient" for the modern church, Origen, it seems, at the very dawn of Christianity, noted ...
        4. ALARI
          ALARI 5 January 2023 15: 10
          +1
          Kindness and humility so breathes this comment. This is the true face of the believer who desires the death of his neighbor.
          1. ABC-schutze
            ABC-schutze 5 January 2023 15: 49
            -3
            Is it possible to be more precise, in the context of "one's neighbor"?..

            This is in what - such "ranks" of potential Bandera - Kyiv "negotiators" or their Western OWNERS (FOR ANY BELIEF, ALWAYS SNEE THE THOSE WHO WANTED AND HER as YOUR "practical tool" USED ...), for Russians (not the Kremlin and "dressing room" inhabitants ...), what are Orthodox, what are Mohammedans, what are non-religious, some "neighbors" are acquired?
        5. sent26
          sent26 5 January 2023 15: 41
          +4
          The ROC has been trying to get into general education schools in multinational Moscow and the region for more than a decade. Conduct lessons by reducing the hours of history, the Russian language, and mathematics.
          Once again - what does the richest institution of the state do, which does not pay taxes, but is engaged in raiding and trading in alcohol during the NWO period.
          How many hours did the priests take off their hands, how many cars were sold in order to use this money for the needs of the front?
      2. Edik
        Edik 5 January 2023 14: 05
        -4
        Quote: Galleon
        Thank you! Best comment!
        Volunteer battalions are created at the St. Nicholas Cathedral in Kronstadt to be sent to the NVO zone
        https://hab.aif.ru/society/pyatitochechniki_iz_hrama_prihozhane_podderzhivayut_uchastnikov_svo
        Workshop at the temple. How parishioners sew and knit for SVO participants right in the church
        https://spzh.news/ru/news/pri-khrame-rpts-sozdajut-pervyj-dobrovolcheskij-batalon

        And this is the first thing that caught my eye. Somehow Andrey! hi
        1. Luka Nord
          Luka Nord 5 January 2023 14: 21
          -2
          Quote: Edik
          Volunteer battalions are created at the St. Nicholas Cathedral in Kronstadt to be sent to the NVO zone

          This is a lie and a provocation.. negative

          Quote: Edik
          Workshop at the temple. How parishioners sew and knit for SVO participants right in the church

          And this is closer to the truth and normal .. There is a holy war for the souls of our children and future generations, and Orthodoxy understands all this, what the West is preparing if Russia falls before the next crusade of the West ..
          1. Edik
            Edik 5 January 2023 14: 31
            -3
            [quote = LukaNord] This is nonsense and a provocation .. [/ quote]
            The rector of the cathedral in Kronstadt rejected reports of "PMCs under the Russian Orthodox Church"
            Read more at RBC:
            https://www.rbc.ru/politics/12/11/2022/636fa71c9a7947614a2af2d3[quote]Как то так! hi
            1. Luka Nord
              Luka Nord 5 January 2023 15: 38
              -2
              Quote: Edik
              Read more at RBC:

              Liberal Channel!!! Sometimes I listen to them whine..hehe
          2. ABC-schutze
            ABC-schutze 5 January 2023 15: 57
            -1
            And the anti-Russian campaign of the West is mentioned, that the "crusade", that no, never stopped ...

            And "understood" this not only the Orthodox Church, but also the communist USSR. Raised the Red Banner over Berlin and created nuclear weapons ...

            What (and not calls for a "truce" with the Nazis) the aforementioned campaign of the West "to the East", for almost 60 years, REALLY, and "slowed down" ... BUT THE COLLAPSE OF THE USSR led to the forced continuation of this campaign ...
  10. StarWarrior
    StarWarrior 5 January 2023 13: 23
    +11
    What is this person talking about?
    On September 25, 2022, he blessed Holy Rus' for the victory, and now he fell into despondency?
    Despondency is a mortal sin for a Christian!
    Sergius of Radonezh blessed the Russian soldiers for VICTORY in 1380, and not for a truce with the enemy!

    Metropolitan Sergius in 1941 addressed the Russian people as follows:

    “Fascist robbers attacked our Motherland. Trampling all sorts of treaties and promises, they suddenly fell upon us, and now the blood of peaceful citizens is already irrigating their native land. The times of Batu, the German knights, Charles of Sweden, Napoleon are repeated. The pitiful descendants of the enemies of Orthodox Christianity want once again to try to bring our people to their knees before untruth, to force them to sacrifice the welfare and integrity of their homeland, the blood covenants of love for their fatherland by naked violence. But this is not the first time the Russian people have had to endure such trials. With God's help, this time too, he will scatter the fascist enemy force into dust. Our ancestors did not lose heart even in a worse situation, because they remembered not about personal dangers and benefits, but about their sacred duty to their homeland and faith, and emerged victorious. Let us not disgrace their glorious name, and we, the Orthodox, are kindred to them both in the flesh and in faith. The fatherland is defended by weapons and by a common national feat, by a common readiness to serve the fatherland in a difficult hour of trial with everything that everyone can. This is the case for workers, peasants, scientists, women and men, young men and old people. Everyone can and must contribute his share of labor, care and art to the common feat ... "

    What are you Cyril, was not at the height of their ancestors?
  11. Yustas201
    Yustas201 5 January 2023 13: 23
    +5
    Whom is this patriarch going to persuade, demons, so that our boys are again bred like suckers?
  12. Miller
    Miller 5 January 2023 13: 23
    +5
    What a Christmas! Roguli already celebrated it in December! Wake up!
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  15. Mavrikiy
    Mavrikiy 5 January 2023 13: 29
    0
    I call on all parties to establish a Christmas truce in Ukraine and Donbass
    recourse Or maybe he will call for christening with the Nazis? fool
    1. ABC-schutze
      ABC-schutze 5 January 2023 13: 36
      +2
      But the worst thing will be if this "initiative" of his is voiced from an unspoken "feed" and at the initiative of the Kremlin ...
      1. Asad
        Asad 5 January 2023 14: 18
        +2
        And how could it be otherwise, everything happens exclusively at the suggestion of the Kremlin.
        1. ABC-schutze
          ABC-schutze 5 January 2023 14: 48
          -1
          Just look at today's VO news portal. Just some kind of "waterfall of peacemaking" ...

          And the Patriarch, and the Turks, and "collectively" - the SCO, "chasing" the "dad", all of a sudden "collectively amicably" fit into some "negotiations" with the Kyiv regime on some kind of "cessation of the war." Yes, and on some "fair" for the Kyiv Natsiks, which means "conditions" satisfying THEIR OWNERS, ENEMIES of Russia ...

          Although ALL CLEAR and OBJECTIVELY JUSTIFIED Russian conditions for ensuring peace and stability, Russia's ENEMIES received "personally into their hands" STILL at the END of 2021. Moreover, directly from Russia ITSELF. Without any fussy "intermediaries" ...

          In the Kremlin, what, "suddenly" the "moods" changed? ..
  16. ximkim
    ximkim 5 January 2023 13: 30
    +4
    He was illuminated: the Federation Council, the White House, where, etc. And then maybe all the evil spirits will run away from there? request
    1. Galleon
      Galleon 5 January 2023 13: 41
      +2
      After him, he himself must be re-consecrated.
  17. FoBoss_VM
    FoBoss_VM 5 January 2023 13: 31
    +4
    The patriarch is the fifth column. ROC is not at all clear on whose side
    1. StarWarrior
      StarWarrior 5 January 2023 13: 36
      +6
      There was a time in Russia when it was clear which side the ROC was on
    2. Amateur
      Amateur 5 January 2023 14: 24
      +2
      The patriarch is the fifth column. ROC is not at all clear on whose side

      The ROC, instead of fighting for the souls of the Orthodox, shares church property with schismatics.
      1. jdiver
        jdiver 7 January 2023 04: 03
        +1
        And your temples will remain empty: repaired, sparkling with gold and splendor. The people will leave them, because they were built not for God, but for the Antichrist

        (John of Kronstadt).
  18. Nikolay310
    Nikolay310 5 January 2023 13: 33
    +9
    interesting, but the locum tenens (later Patriach) of the patriarchal throne Sergius and Alexy the First in the 42-45s also offered Christmas truces with the Nazis ??? we end up fighting with NATO countries, with Nazism in Ukraine or not???

    secondly, I don’t want to offend anyone, but Cyril’s desire to be pretty is very late ... dear, these bandits have taken away the shrine of the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra from you ... maybe it’s enough to flirt with them ??? it would be better if the soldier of the Fatherland supported
  19. RoTTor
    RoTTor 5 January 2023 13: 34
    +4
    What is the world like there?
    The Orthodox were forbidden to pray in the churches of one of the main Orthodox shrines - in the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra.
    On the other hand, they let Christ-sellers of the Bartholomew Antichrist-Ptsushniks into our churches, who intend, with the support of the CIA and "authority 404" in the Lavra, to arrange their own den-false monastery.

    When in 1920 the Poles with the Petyurovites briefly occupied Kyiv, the legendary General Brusilov appealed to all Russian officers, urging them to join the Reds, who are for Rus', and therefore for the true faith.
    And now, in the 231st century, the war has already become not NWO, but still not a war for our Motherland, faith and our culture
    1. nepunamemuk
      nepunamemuk 5 January 2023 13: 45
      -4
      And now, in the 231st century, the war has already become not NWO, but still not a war for our Motherland, faith and our culture.

      How sad is this Freudian slip request
    2. RoTTor
      RoTTor 5 January 2023 13: 46
      +3
      The impudence of the Christ-sellers is off scale!
      Only with a filthy broom to throw out not only from the Lavra, but also the temples after the unclean ones will have to be re-consecrated:

      The Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine and Hieroarchimandrite of the Holy Dormition Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine Epiphany will celebrate on January 7, 2023 in the Assumption Cathedral of the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra.

      Details: The service is scheduled to start at 9 am.
      https://www.pravda.com.ua/rus/news/2023/01/4/7383593/
  20. AdAstra
    AdAstra 5 January 2023 13: 36
    +2
    Well, where does he climb with his "smart" proposals? request "" ""
  21. Clone
    Clone 5 January 2023 13: 39
    +5
    If anyone has forgotten, let me remind you ... the Nazis "executed" even the symbols of the New Year - Santa Claus and the Snow Maiden. Well, with whom does the Patriarch propose to conclude a temporary truce, and for what??? In order for the spiteful Russophobes, taking advantage of the respite, to absolutely openly and painlessly transfer weapons, ammunition, equipment and the still living carcasses of maydauns??? Oh, I don’t like such “initiatives”, oh, how I don’t like ...
    "If the enemy does not surrender, he is destroyed!" So said my grandfather, a participant in that Civil War. And the enemy does not give up! It does not give up yet ... and instead of destroying it, it is proposed to create an informational pretext for the howling of the liberota and Westerners about the weakness of Russia, which has requested a truce, with their own "hands". Does the Church not want to think about this?
  22. Galleon
    Galleon 5 January 2023 13: 39
    +15
    Go, Gundyaev, on Christmas to the Donbass. Announce where you will serve, closer to Rogozin's restaurant. And if they bang you there, it will be your most significant contribution to the cause of peace - the matter will be noisy, even dad will have to be indignant and demand peace urgently.
  23. Patriot228
    Patriot228 5 January 2023 13: 42
    +1
    There is a slight misconception here, among the Orthodox, the patriarch is not such a significant authority, as journalists are trying to "sell" this idea to us. To communicate with God, neither the Russian Orthodox Church nor the patriarch are required. Not only does the ROC work for us, there are people in other communities as well.
    1. Ulan.1812
      Ulan.1812 5 January 2023 14: 03
      0
      Quote: Patriot228
      There is a slight misconception here, among the Orthodox, the patriarch is not such a significant authority, as journalists are trying to "sell" this idea to us. To communicate with God, neither the Russian Orthodox Church nor the patriarch are required. Not only does the ROC work for us, there are people in other communities as well.

      That's right, the hermits in the caves prayed.
  24. Prisoner
    Prisoner 5 January 2023 13: 44
    +5
    What? NatA does not have time to adjust ammunition and Banderva equipment?
  25. StarWarrior
    StarWarrior 5 January 2023 13: 48
    +1
    The Orthodox survived!
    The Patriarch invites the faithful to conclude a truce with Satanists and peace with Satan!
    The Church went over to the side of the enemy (human race)?!
  26. rocket757
    rocket757 5 January 2023 13: 50
    0
    Patriarch Kirill: I call on all parties to establish a Christmas truce in Ukraine and Donbass
    . Not really... empty chores.
    1. StarWarrior
      StarWarrior 5 January 2023 14: 00
      -1
      long journey Comrade. Gundyaev to the state house for such treacherous speeches!
  27. g_ae
    g_ae 5 January 2023 13: 52
    +3
    Like, another "gesture of good will"? What about the meaning? As one anecdote says, "sing in the hall, there are no Orthodox here." Peace with demons?
  28. Evgenijus
    Evgenijus 5 January 2023 13: 55
    +3
    I do not criticize anyone for comments on the initiative of Patriarch Kirill, because everyone has the right to his own point of view from the height of his thinking, education and his mind. For those who do not know the history of the USSR, I will say that the Orthodox Church during the war years organized a fundraiser for the front. With this money, military factories of the USSR produced combat aircraft and even columns of tanks. Today, on the NMD front, most of the soldiers of the Russian Federation are Orthodox Christians. Many gag them in their desire to pray for victory over the enemy. All over Russia in many temples there is a collection of funds for the soldiers, members of the NWO.
    1. Ulan.1812
      Ulan.1812 5 January 2023 14: 01
      +5
      Quote: Evgenijus
      I do not criticize anyone for comments on the initiative of Patriarch Kirill, because everyone has the right to his own point of view from the height of his thinking, education and his mind. For those who do not know the history of the USSR, I will say that the Orthodox Church during the war years organized a fundraiser for the front. With this money, military factories of the USSR produced combat aircraft and even columns of tanks. Today, on the NMD front, most of the soldiers of the Russian Federation are Orthodox Christians. Many gag them in their desire to pray for victory over the enemy. All over Russia in many temples there is a collection of funds for the soldiers, members of the NWO.

      So let the ROC build a tank column.
      1. Asad
        Asad 5 January 2023 14: 22
        +3
        They will sell Mercedes, money to the front, and they themselves will walk on foot, otherwise their muzzles will not fit into the TV.
        1. Evgenijus
          Evgenijus 5 January 2023 14: 34
          +1
          Ulan.1812 (Boris Gerasimov):
          So let the ROC build a tank column.

          Dear Boris! Really, from your point of view, only non-Christs work at the factories of the military-industrial complex of Russia? The Orthodox Church in Russia is not a church building with a priest. First of all, these are hundreds of thousands of parishioners (if not millions) working not only in trade, but also in the production of weapons, missiles, ammunition, fuel and much more. I would not advise you to divide Russia into churchmen and atheists. By this division you pour water on the mill of our enemies.
    2. sent26
      sent26 5 January 2023 16: 11
      -2
      So maybe they will announce the real list of what was purchased? Suddenly there are caravans of equipment, ammunition, medical supplies? Is it just that people don't know?
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  30. VladMirU
    VladMirU 5 January 2023 13: 57
    +1
    Quote: voice of reason
    The word of the Patriarch is weighty for us. But on the other hand, natural demons. They will only get madder from a real Christmas.

    For you. No need to generalize. Answer for yourself, smart guy.
  31. Ulan.1812
    Ulan.1812 5 January 2023 14: 00
    0
    This one goes where. The ROC should not interfere in worldly affairs, this will only cause harm.
    It is clear why the Armed Forces of Ukraine use the truce.
    1. filibuster
      filibuster 5 January 2023 18: 35
      -1
      Putin instructed to introduce a ceasefire along the entire line of contact from 12:00 on January 6
      “I instruct the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation to introduce from 12:00 January 6, 2023 to 24:00 January 7, 2023, a ceasefire along the entire line of contact between the parties in Ukraine,” the message says.

      https://russian.rt.com/ussr/news/1094150-putin-rezhim-ogon?utm_source=yxnews&utm_medium=desktop
  32. AlexVas44
    AlexVas44 5 January 2023 14: 00
    +3
    ...Patriarch Kirill: I call on all parties to establish a Christmas truce...

    Sometimes it's better to be silent than to speak.
  33. Vasilenko Vladimir
    Vasilenko Vladimir 5 January 2023 14: 07
    +2
    zadolbali "peacekeepers", how long will this mess
  34. VladMirU
    VladMirU 5 January 2023 14: 07
    0
    Quote from: FoBoss_VM
    The patriarch is the fifth column. ROC is not at all clear on whose side

    Christian faith is far from Patriarch Kirill and the Russian Orthodox Church.
  35. JonnyT
    JonnyT 5 January 2023 14: 14
    -2
    Khuptsots smells.
    Such statements about a truce are half-stuff in their purest form
    1. Vasilenko Vladimir
      Vasilenko Vladimir 5 January 2023 14: 21
      +1
      Quote: JonnyT
      there is a half-stitch in its purest form

      this is not populism, this is betrayal and a stab in the back
  36. Amateur
    Amateur 5 January 2023 14: 20
    +4
    God-God
    to Caesar - Caesar's

    Cyril would not climb into worldly affairs. What is happening now with the ROC in Ukraine is a shame and disgrace. The priests have forgotten about God and are dividing real estate, church utensils and income from the flock between "self-proclaimed" branches of the Russian Orthodox Church.
    The priests forgot that the church is the temple of GOD, and they are only servants there, and not representatives of God on earth, and trading in the name of Christ is a SIN.
    Jesus came to Jerusalem and found that oxen, sheep, and doves were being sold in the temple, and there were money changers sitting around. And, having made a scourge of ropes, he drove everyone out of the temple, also sheep and oxen; and scattered the money of the money changers, and overturned their tables. And he said to those who sold doves, Take this from here, and do not make my Father's house a house of trade.
    (Gospel)
  37. Normal
    Normal 5 January 2023 14: 30
    +7
    Yes, you go, bastard. And Donbass was given a truce for eight years? Something sharply all became more active about the truce.
  38. guest
    guest 5 January 2023 14: 42
    +1
    And what about the other side of the Orthodox? The Nazis have seized Orthodox shrines and are desecrating them, and he is talking about a truce with these Satanists.
  39. VB
    VB 5 January 2023 15: 07
    +2
    Let the false patriarch of the Gundyaevs go to the Lavra and spend Christmas in Kyiv with the people of the ruins, support the Orthodox. But he won’t be able to, it’s not with Parkhaev to distill vodka and cigarettes duty-free and lose the outskirts and the Baltic states. We do not need such a patriarch, and why do we need him? L.N. Tolstoy said that there should not be a gasket between a person and God, in the form of a priest. And the Great Man knew what he was talking about.
  40. ISKANDER_61
    ISKANDER_61 5 January 2023 15: 08
    +3
    Better prepare the brethren for mobilization. Stop collecting money from churches.
  41. Fizik13
    Fizik13 5 January 2023 15: 45
    +4
    On the one hand, I understand the Patriarch, because he is a man of God.
    BUT!
    Rumors will begin, the rotting west will smell weakness, the dill will regroup, etc ...
    After that, it will be more difficult for us to smoke them out, the number of victims will increase, Even the whole world will not understand our goodwill gesture, they will squeal from every iron - Russia was frightened. Yes, and dill in the place of a truce will fire at civilians on our territory with greater intensity .....
  42. Nikodim
    Nikodim 5 January 2023 16: 05
    -1
    Wow, I woke up on the 11th month of the massacre
  43. alexey alexeyev_2
    alexey alexeyev_2 5 January 2023 17: 29
    +3
    After all, the snake is long-maned .. They haven’t yet had time to bury the guys who died in Makiivka, but he is already calling for a truce. What a Christmas for them, they are all in devils and goats impaled.
  44. rusich
    rusich 5 January 2023 17: 59
    +1
    Cahors ate the saint. What a truce. You'd better get out of your choir and go to the Donbass so that all Orthodox people can attend services on Christmas Eve, as well as on the day of the Nativity of Christ itself.
  45. A1949
    A1949 5 January 2023 18: 14
    -1
    Gundyaev once said a long time ago that the End of the World was approaching. And that only the blind can not see it.
    It seems that after these words of the Gundyaevs, someone smarter told him that there was no need to drive the blizzard. Otherwise, it turns out that it makes no sense for us to build new factories, icebreakers, aircraft, roads, bridges, etc.
    Gundyaev shut up and said nothing more on this important topic.
    Years have passed. There is no end of the world.
    The coronavirus has arrived. Gundyaev got into a Mercedes, took the icon with him and drove around Moscow. To protect Muscovites from the disease.
    Years have passed. The coronavirus continues. Wave after wave. And Gundyaev fell ill.
    In vain he burned gasoline.
    Gundyaev chats, and the wind carries the infection.
    It seems that the time has come to amputate another right hand (right hand) from some deceased Saint and carry these relics around Rus'. Kiss, Orthodox brethren! And it will help from the virus, and the adversary will win!
    And the corpse of a saint without a right hand should be buried somewhere. The right hand, separated from the body of the Saint, is more convenient to carry.
  46. Arkady007
    Arkady007 5 January 2023 18: 25
    +3
    While everyone here is arguing, Putin is already ceasing fire.
    I wonder who will be responsible for the dead at this time?
  47. digger
    digger 5 January 2023 18: 54
    +3
    Someone, to their own detriment, is trying to play by the rules ... and someone without rules for their own benefit ... guess who. So the next Leopold-style attack, on the contrary, will please those who initially play without rules ... and those who play by the rules will aggravate the situation because they are delighted that the suckers who play by the rules have driven themselves into even tougher rules by tying their hands .... and those who play without prapwill will continue to beat us...only with their hands tied behind. You have to be a complete idiot to come up with this.
    1. Clone
      Clone 5 January 2023 19: 25
      +2
      Quote: Digger
      only with hands tied behind

      "...Putin instructed Shoigu to introduce a ceasefire along the entire line of contact in Ukraine from 12:00 on January 6 to 24:00 on January 7..." (with)
      I don't understand... How? Why? For what? Makeevka and the truce...
      Will the Nazis build tank columns and march through our battle formations with an orchestra ??? Why not? What should our fighters do when, in front of them, the regrouping of enemy troops and the supply of ammunition will be impudently taking place? How to deal with shelling from the "dill"?
      I didn’t like priests and don’t like them, but the late grandfather hated them in general since the Civil War. Faith, I believe, it is born between God and Man. And why in this case are some "dealers" when their activities bring obvious moral and physical harm to the "flock"? "Servants of the cult", no matter what confession they belong to, are also people with all their inherent advantages and disadvantages. It is very depressing when their own, personal shortcomings are trying to spread around and further.
  48. filibuster
    filibuster 5 January 2023 19: 16
    0
    Well, commentators, how do you like the ceasefire declared by Putin?
  49. Mint Gingerbread
    Mint Gingerbread 5 January 2023 19: 30
    +2
    Why does the church get involved in political affairs and military actions? What the hell is going on? Whether to stop or not is decided by the General Staff and the Commander-in-Chief, and not by religious figures.
  50. Kadir
    Kadir 5 January 2023 21: 01
    +1
    Again, the same. And then they will complain that they cheated. And in general why the patriarch asks for a truce. His business is to pray, although there is no sense from this.