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Briefing: Religion and the war in Ukraine

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Russia is claiming Ukraine as an inalienable part of its spiritual space and the consequences are invasion, death, mass exodus of refugees and fear. Now there are appeals for global religious leaders to challenge the Russian Orthodox Church hierarchy in Moscow. In this Religion Media Centre briefing, hosted by Ruth Peacock, the issues were debated with:

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Report: Religion at the heart of understanding Russia’s claim on Ukraine

“It is your people who are being killed. It’s not foreigners, it’s not strangers, it is your people. How do you make sense of that? What are we going to do about it? I would want him to make a statement pressing for a ceasefire – immediately”

Lord Rowan Williams on what he would say to Patriarch Kirill


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