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Vasyl Lomachenko makes pilgrimage to Jerusalem

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukrainian boxer participated in the Divine Liturgy at the Temple of the Jerusalem Orthodox Church
11:21, 26 December 2019

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Two-time Olympic champion, WBC, WBA, and WBO lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko made a pilgrimage to Jerusalem. This was reported by the clergyman of the Zaporizka Diocese, Archpriest Hennadii Yelin on his Facebook page.

According to Archpriest Yelin, Lomachenko made a pilgrimage together with the Metropolitan of Zaporizkyi and the Melitopolskyi Luke. Ukrainian boxer participated in the Divine Liturgy at the Temple of the Jerusalem Orthodox Church.

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As we reported earlier, Pope Francis I wished Ukraine God's help in achieving peace in Donbas in his Christmas message “Urbi et Orbi” (“to the city and to the world”), Vatican news reports.

“May the Redeemer of the world bring light to beloved Ukraine, which yearns for concrete solutions for an enduring peace," the head of the Catholic Church declared at the Feast of the Nativity of Christ.

The pontiff also prayed for Africa, Syria, Lebanon and other countries, which are in the middle of a war at this moment.

Related: Pope Francis wishes Ukraine God's help in achieving peace in Donbas

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