A prayer service began on the Volodymyr's Hill in Kyiv

Source : 112 Ukraine

5000 people take part in a prayer
14:01, 27 July 2016

The religious procession participants arrived to the monument of Saint Volodymyr at Vladimir's Hill, where a prayer service began. It is reported by RBC-Ukraine.

The participants of the procession gathered in the center of Kyiv and proceeded to Volodymyr's Hill in a single column via the European Square.

the believers from the religious processions were allowed to Volodymyr's Hill. More than 5000 people take part in a prayer service.

See also: Police: More than 4,500 pilgrims at Volodymyrska Hirka Hill in Kyiv

The leader of Ukrainian Orthodox Church Of Kyiv Patriarchate is alos taking part in the festive prayer service His Beatitude Metropolite Onuphrius.

The religious procession and the prayer service is dedicated to the Christianization of Kievan Rus. To recall, Kyiv tsar Volodymyr the Greatwas baptized inChersonesusand proceeded to baptize his family and people in Kyiv back in 988.

See also: OZON: Religious pilgrims make their way to Kyiv from the west

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