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Paschal Message from Patriarch Kyrill of Moscow and All Russia to Archpastors, Pastors, Deacons, Monastics and All Faithful Children of the Russian Orthodox Church

I address all of you, Orthodox Christians living in many countries of the world, who are now in churches or praying in your homes, to extend greetings to you on the great feast of Holy Pascha with my heart full of spiritual joy, and to proclaim victoriously in accord with ancient tradition:


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Metropolitan Pavel, Abbot of Kiev Caves Lavra, Placed Under House Arrest
The Union of Orthodox Journalists reports that Metropolitan Pavel, the abbot of the Kiev Caves Lavra, was been placed under house arrest and charged with violating the Criminal Code by "inciting inter-religious hatred" and "justifying Russia's armed aggression" (despite the fact that he has publicly condemned the invasion without reservation). His trial is currently scheduled for Monday.
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