Shared Slavic heritage makes for unity Patriarch

24th May 2010, Comments 0 comments

The Russian Church believes the shared heritage of culture, literacy and Orthodox Christianity makes the Cyrillic Slavic nations a closely-knit family. Patriarch Kirill has told this to youth activists at an open-air rally outside the Kremlin on the Day of St Cyril and St Methodius, the 9th-century monastic scholars who invented and promoted the Cyrillic alphabet.

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