2018-04-06 14:10:00

Orthodox church in Kiev set on fire

Moscow, April 6, Interfax - The Church in Honor of the Jerusalem Icon of Our Lady in Kiev was set on fire around 12:30 a.m. Friday.

"Someone set fire to the church. I sincerely thank the firefighters of the Goloseyevsky District. Lord, forgive the arsonists, for they know not what they do!" Archbishop Dmitry Garchuk, father superior of the church, said on social media.

A photo attached to the post showed that the fire damaged an outer wall of the church.