The priests of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate brought to Ukraine the Holy Fire, which today descended in Jerusalem. This was announced by the information center of the UOC on Facebook.
The plane with the UOC delegation landed at the Kyiv international airport. In the future, the Holy Fire will be delivered to the churches of the UOC in all corners of Ukraine.
"Delegation of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church arrived in Ukraine with the Holy Fire. It will be delivered to the churches of the UOC in all corners of Ukraine," the church said.
On May 1, Jerusalem watched the traditional ceremony of the descent of the Holy Fire in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. After the descent, candles and lamps of all those present were lit with fire. Representatives of different confessions and countries deliver the Holy Fire all over the world.